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Tag Archives: Yankee Boy Basin
Yankee Boy Basin is filled with wildflowers—the peak is this week (they say). Indeed, lots of flowers, but you need to go a couple hundred yards past where everyone stops to look at Twin Falls. Sadly, no columbines at all—not … Continue reading
Yankee Boy Basin, outside Ouray, Colorado, is justly famous for its amazing beauty. But most visitors stop at the Forest Service bathroom and go no further. Not that they need to, because the views, flowers, and waterfalls are all easily … Continue reading
Gary Garren and I had a great ride last Friday, 8 June 2012. Gary has his new (to him) Kawasaki 250cc dirt bike and is breaking it (and himself) in, so we picked some easy rides that are also incredibly
So why do I put so many wildflower pictures on the site? Because my Mom loves them, that’s why! She’s 86 and lives in Southern California. She’s computer literate and loves the beauty of the Colorado wildflowers. This video was … Continue reading
Loretta and I were at Yankee Boy Basin today. I’ve never seen the wildflowers as thick and gorgeous as this! And there were many columbines—so many I put them all in another post (see this). This post has more wildflowers—there … Continue reading
Today is my 60th birthday, and to celebrate my wife and I went up to Yankee Boy Basin outside Ouray. I’ve never seen the wildflowers so thick and beautiful—the combination of heavy snow and recurring rainfall has done wonders! I … Continue reading
Yankee Boy Basin is a perennial favorite destination, known for its wildflowers in late July and August, as the trailhead for climbing Mt. Sneffels, the iconic Twin Falls, and stunning scenery. It’s easy to get to from Ouray, but you’ll … Continue reading