Author Archives: Merilee

Geyser Pass

Manti-La-Sal National Forest Moab, Utah September 26, 2016 There is a very scenic back country off the LaSal Loop Rd in Moab, Utah.  Geyser Pass Rd winds up to Geyser Pass and then down the other side of the LaSal … Continue reading

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the schaefer trail

Moab, Utah September 20, 2016 The Schaefer Trail is a wonderfully scenic ride from Moab that begins along the Colorado River to Postash Road.  It has a feeling of landing on Mars with the red rock cliffs. This is a … Continue reading

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Aspen gold

Ouray, Colorado September 18, 2016 The aspens are turning gold high in Ironton Park in the Uncompahgre National Forest.  I hiked up a hill to get this view of the Red Mountain #1 and #2. Looking east into the San … Continue reading

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Yankee Boy Basin

Ouray, Colorado September 13, 2016 On a very cold and windy morning, we headed up Yankee Boy Basin.  The popularity of this trail continues to grow with jeeps, tour guides, hikers and atvs.  Rain from the night before made the … Continue reading

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Red Mountain Mining Tour

Ouray, Colorado September 11, 2016 We took a quiet, peaceful tour of the Red Mountain Mining District early this morning.  On the 15th anniversary of Sept 11th, the mood was somber.  Many mining towns sprung up in this area in … Continue reading

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Corkscrew Gulch

Ouray, Colorado August 31, 2016 Leaving early today, we took a jeep ride up scenic and appropriately named Corkscrew Gulch to Hurricane Pass.  The road climbs by numerous switchbacks  (the last few are steep and narrow) to the red soil … Continue reading

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