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Owl Creek Fall Color Slideshow- Ouray CR 8 and Double Tracks

Even though past peak, there are plenty still around. Plus, the scrub oak is turning color too! The photos I took today for this slideshow were taken along Ouray County, Colorado, CR 8 up to Vista Point, then along a … Continue reading

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Owl Creek Pass Meanderings and GPS Track

This afternoon I headed up and over Owl Creek Pass to visit some friends who are camping on the Middle Fork of the Cimarron River. Along the way I meandered a bit and collected some interesting photos. The one at … Continue reading

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Nate Creek Trail Singletrack Open to Dirt Bikes

I stopped this evening at Owl Creek Pass to chat with a motorcyclist (dirt bike) from Telluride. He was looking for Nate Creek Trail and was worried that the trail had been closed. I was on the trail two years … Continue reading

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Owl Creek Pass from the Silverjack Side—Still Closed

By stroke of coincidence, I was on the Silverjack side of Owl Creek Pass today. We were visiting the Woodrum’s camp on Middle Fork. I took a quick side trip on the trusty Yamaha XT-250 up as far as I … Continue reading

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Owl Creek Pass: Getting there from Ridgway

Owl Creek Pass (Ouray County Road 8 and Forest Service Road 858) is a popular summer destination for several reasons: it’s a beautiful drive in its own right, it provides access to the Stealey Mountain Trail Complex which can be … Continue reading

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Owl Creek Pass Still Closed

I went exploring this evening to see how far up Ouray County Road 8 (also Forest Service Road 858). The answer is that I got tantalizingly close to Owl Creek Pass (see GPS track), but there are still snowdrifts across … Continue reading

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Owl Creek Pass, Colorado

Owl Creek Pass and Silverjack Reservoir were my goals for June 19th, 2010, and I

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