Colorado National Monument

Colorado National Monument

Colorado National Monument was the fifth stop on my drive-about. I was here from Day 10 (August 5th) to Day 12 (August 7th). On the first day, August 5th, I did the Devil’s Kitchen Trail, and then I went into No Thoroughfare Canyon. I was alone in the canyon,...
Gateway, Colorado

Gateway, Colorado

I left Telluride (well, officially Ophir, Colorado) on the morning of Wednesday August 3rd. I then made my way up Highway 145, then got onto Highway 141 to get to Gateway. It was on the way to the campsite that I stopped at the infamous Hanging Flume. I camped a few...
Telluride, Colorado

Telluride, Colorado

Telluride, Colorado was my third destination on my drive-about. I stayed near Telluride for three nights. The first night, after driving there from the Black Canyon, I stumbled upon Woods Lake after getting off Highway 145 onto a national forest access road. The lake...
Crested Butte, Colorado

Crested Butte, Colorado

The first stop of my ‘Drive-about’ was at Crested Butte. The town was very small and awesome. People do say that Crested Butte is the wildflower capital of Colorado… and that really is no lie. On the Washington Gulch trail, the wildflowers were...