Queens of the Campsite

September Road Trip – San Juan National Forest

September 5 2015 It was pouring down rain and we were driving down a dirt road the guy in the fly shop told us about. We were looking down on a massive lake and making our way deeper into the forest when we realized we had gone a little too far. We had to turn … Continue reading September Road Trip – San Juan National Forest

Telluride

September Road Trip – Telluride

September 5 2015 Telluride is the truest "wild west" cowboy mountain town that I have seen. Everyone was wearing cowboy hats and boots, flannels, the whole get up, while looking classy and high end at the same time. We were there at the same time as a film festival so the streets were closed off … Continue reading September Road Trip – Telluride

Dolores River

September Road Trip – Dolores

September 5 2015 Dolores was an unexpected but much needed stop. We pulled over to a local park with a playground filled with kids playing and picnic tables where families were gathered eating lunch. We got out and found a place off the beaten path that led us down to the river where we made … Continue reading September Road Trip – Dolores

Dolores River

September Road Trip – Durango

September 5 2015 No surprise here, Durango is beautiful. After a few hours on the road we stopped to explore the Animas River. There had been a recent spill in the river and the pollution turned the water yellow. Luckily volunteers, experts, and mother nature returned the river back to it's natural state. After walking … Continue reading September Road Trip – Durango

Route 550

September Road Trip – U.S. Route 550

September 5 2015 The drive west from Ouray can only be described in one word: breathtaking. It was literally breathtaking from the thin oxygen at the high altitude. We were in the clouds on U.S. Route 550, a road commonly known as the Million Dollar Highway. We were on the section dubbed the Trail of the Ancient … Continue reading September Road Trip – U.S. Route 550