Exploring Colorado :: Day 3 :: ‘Difficult’ Hiking to Hanging Lake, Glenwood Springs

So after a couple days of slow walking in a party with older folks, we managed to find a thing to do that they couldn't legitimately join us in. We had sturdy shoes, but it was a hot day. One can never have enough water, and we definitely did not bring enough. Hiking. On a trail marked as 'difficult'. The wife and I spent our

Exploring Colorado :: Day 3 :: ‘Difficult’ Hiking to Hanging Lake, Glenwood Springs 2018-07-22T14:43:10+00:00

Exploring Colorado :: Day 1 Afternoon :: Betty Ford Alpine Gardon, Gondolas, and More

$39 PER PERSON to ride the Gondola to the top of Vail Mountain? What sort of drugs are you on? Does it come with a butler, open bar, and valet parking? Our intrepid party had planned to take the scenic gondola to the top of Vail Mountain, maybe do a bit of sightseeing or hiking on Tuesday afternoon. We arrived at the ticket booth around

Exploring Colorado :: Day 1 Afternoon :: Betty Ford Alpine Gardon, Gondolas, and More 2018-07-19T15:43:54+00:00

Exploring Colorado :: Day 2 :: Vail Village

Nobody died during Day 1, but that was just the travel day. Now we have our full complement of old folks in our party, and it's not long before constitution and health levels are running low. I should have brought some health potions! For our plans today, I wanted to visit Vail. I've heard a lot about the ski village at the feet of Vail

Exploring Colorado :: Day 2 :: Vail Village 2018-07-18T14:05:26+00:00