Some of the finest views lie at the end of difficult climbs. And there's certainly no lack of nearby trails and/or peaks from which one can "overlook" Lovely Ouray....
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Thursday, October 28, 2021
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Close To Home: Random Indian Summer Outings on Trail's "Dexter" and "Perimeter"
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Oh Danny Boy
It's that time of year. High up groves of aspen—now all but bare of leaves—assume a austere stick-figure mood. Old Man Winter lurks just around the corner. Time is of the essence, now, as we try to squeeze as many outings as possible before the snow and blow and the death pall of insipid grayness creeps down mountain. Thus we are motivated, to soak in the last vestiges and muted remnants of color that lingers in and around Lovely Ouray.
Monday, October 18, 2021
Ms Autumn's Last Hurrah: Dwarfed By Aspen—Drenched In Color—Dog-Ass Tired
Fall collapses into winter as I pen this post. Higher up, aspens and oak brush beat a retreat to dormancy. Leaves are fast to lose their grip on color when fall yields to the calendar. Every year, pre-winter winds strip Ms Autumn's golden leaves in a death-spiral, where they lie in rot in the muck of muddy trails. Thus, I am thankful that we caught Ms Autumn at her brightest, wandering in her radiant light, filtered through warm golden hues that never fail to usher joy, a joy to just be outside and alive.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
The Two Old Broads and Crash Hike Smack Dab Through Ms Autumn's Palette On Cutler Trail
Monday, October 11, 2021
The Perilous Path: A Deep Backcountry Reprise
To me, and hopefully most of my dear outdoor type readers, the most appreciable aspect regarding hiking, biking or even walking (yes, walking), is that there's always a trail or road or park path to suit even the most surly outdoor snob (me), a place where one gets to pick their preferred resistance and difficulty level.
Monday, October 4, 2021
Abandoned Mines and Ghost Towns: A Dazzling Autumnal Color-Trek In The San Juan Mountains
I suppose it's curiosity that drives Bobbie and I to push deeper into mountainous backcountry...that and a compulsion to be alone.
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