The San Juan Mountains – Epilogue

Most people have not heard of or know about the San Juan Mountain Range in southwest Colorado. Perhaps the obscurity is a good thing because there are fewer people there. More folks are familiar with the front range of mountains … Continue reading

Bear Creek Falls Trail

The hike up Bear Creek Falls Trail went much better than the Jud Wiebe Trail Hike. While both trails climb over 1000 feet above the canyon floor, the Bear Creek Falls Trail is an out and back trail 2.5 miles … Continue reading

Million Dollar Highway

Driving the “Million Dollar Highway” is both beautiful and frightening. The road has many steep sheer drop offs that are not protected by guard rails. I’ve now driven and cycled this road, and I am not sure which is scarier. … Continue reading

How Blue Mesa and Paso Robles Got Their Names

Continuing with the story from Telluride back in 1997 – Two days after leaving Telluride, we rode from Montrose to Gunnison. A little background for this story. PC was a dear cat of mine, one of the original three black … Continue reading

Jud Wiebe Trail

Finding myself winded within one minute of starting the hike up Jud Wiebe Trail, I struggled during the entire hike. The trail is only¬†a three-mile long loop, but gains 1300 feet of elevation in little over a mile, averaging over … Continue reading