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Tag: colorado

OutdoorPix- Alta Ghost Town

“Ghost Town.”  Just saying it brings visions of cowboys and gunfights on dusty streets.  The stuff of old movies. There are hundreds (if not thousands) of ghost towns in the American West.  Dilapidated and broken buildings are a testament to broken dreams and tough people in search of the American Dream.  Discoveries of silver and… Read More ›

OutdoorPix- Singletrack Sweetness

Riding the scrub at Hartman Rocks, Gunnison, Colorado

OutdoorPix- Singletrack Sweetness

Every mountain biker has been here at one point- pushing through slippery, steep, thick mud.  The kind of mud that stops your tires from rolling and makes your bike weigh 60 pounds.  The kind of mud that makes you stop every 100 yards to find a stick to get some of the mud out. We… Read More ›

OutdoorPix- Trail to the sky, Cottonwood Pass, Colorado

The Colorado Trail above Cottonwood Pass (taken at  about 12,500′ elevation).

Bike Tour- Salt Lake City to Albuquerque (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of the story of our bicycle tour from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque in 1999.  I’m honored and humbled that Part 1 was selected for Freshly Pressed by WordPress.  You can read Bike Tour- Salt Lake City to Albuquerque Part 1. When searching for more photos to scan from the trip,… Read More ›

Bike Tour- Salt Lake City to Albuquerque (part 1 of 2)

In June, 1999 we rode our touring bicycles from Salt Lake City, Utah to Albuquerque, New Mexico.  It was a simple idea:  Explore some of the American West by picking two airports, finding a flight we could afford (in our 20s we were far from financially flush), and riding from one to the next via… Read More ›

TahoePix- Singletrack Sweetness

Life outside Tahoe.  I think this is the best picture I’ve ever taken with my iPhone.  H riding the singletrack in Telluride, Colorado.

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