Monday, July 17, 2017

Grand Imperial Hotel

We took Ken and Faye's friends from Mississippi up over Corkscrew...

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Hiking at ~12,400 feet is a little hard on the lungs

 And into Silverton for lunch at the Grand Imperial Hotel (est. 1883)...

World Famous Lacey Black

My kind of fine art

Visiting these old mining towns is like stepping back in time.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Yankee Boy & Governor Basins

Ken, Faye and I took the jeeps up Yankee Boy and then Governor Basin hoping to see the mountain wildflowers in bloom. It turns out they do not plow Governor Basin and we ran into an impassible snow drift near the top. It also appears that the heavy snowfall this past winter and spring have delayed the flowers.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017


One of the things I enjoy about the RV lifestyle is making new friends and sharing a common experience. Tonight, I joined my park neighbors for pizza at a local micro brewery...

Friday, July 07, 2017

Corkscrew/Hurricane/California Passes

As you can tell from previous posts, the San Juan Mountains south of Ouray, CO are a postcard factory. Everywhere you look is a "Kodak moment"...

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