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Colorado Landscape Photographer

Cottonwood Pass, just west of Buena Vista, CO, is my favorite place to watch the stars. Our “spot” lies just over the edge of the pass and looks into the wide valley below. 45 more words

Colorado

travel tuesday: take the long way home

We’re not kidding around when we say we’re taking the long way home. After weekend visits with our daughter in Denver and son in Colorado Springs, we took the scenic route back to our home in New Castle. 241 more words

Travel

Ride the Rockies - Day Five

By five this morning, our Ride the Rockies team was chomping at the bit – rarin’ to go. They were antsy – checking and rechecking their watches for departure time. 357 more words

Ride The Rockies

National Poetry Month Week 2--Cottonwood Pass

In 2003 my wife’s sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Bob Warren, whom I like to call my “bonus siblings,” drove us out from Buena Vista, Colorado in their four-wheel drive vehicle into the dense San Isabel National Forest, and over Cottonwood Pass. 170 more words

Poems

Cottonwood Pass

This photo was taken just to the east of Cottonwood Pass in Colorado, along Gunnison County Road 209. Cottonwood Pass’ elevation is 12,126 feet and is part of the Continental Divide. 42 more words

Landscapes

Why do I climb mountains?

It starts with a decision to go on a trip. You start by figuring where…for purposes of this conversation, we’ll pretend it’s the Sierras. You do some research, you find your route, and then you work to sell the trip to your friends. 2,119 more words

Adventure

Daily Distraction: Cottonwood Pass

Cottonwood Pass, CO

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Daily Distraction