Yankee Boy Basin

Aug. 21, 2018 by

Yankee Boy Basin was amazing.  It was easy to get to yet boasted one of the most beautiful waterfalls and some of the most beautiful flowers I’ve seen.  It was very scenic and was perfect for our brother JUBE who

Lake Como to Silverton

Aug. 21, 2018 by

 

Engineer and Cinnamon Passes

Aug. 21, 2018 by

Day 5 we had a decision to make. Because Terry and Julie arrived a day late due to a mud slide shutting down the highway between Durango and Silverton, we weren’t going to be able to do all of the

An evening at the Summit

Aug. 21, 2018 by

One afternoon we walked around the Summit area where the event was being held.  We saw some really amazing rigs and new things to either buy or try out.  It was very cool to see all of the new stuff.

Imogene and Ophir Pass

Aug. 21, 2018 by

Day 4 we decided to go with Imogene Pass over to Telluride, CO and then take Ophir Pass back to camp.  It was a good round trip.  The 26 mile Imogene Pass took us almost 9 hours.  One of the

FJ Summit 2018 Day 3

Aug. 21, 2018 by

Day 3 I took Arkansas Terry, Julie, Dogpack (and his wife and daughter) back to Animas Forks, California Gulch and Pass but then we decided to do something with a little higher level – Corkscrew Gulch. It was a windy,

FJ Summit 2018 Day 2

Aug. 21, 2018 by

Day 2 of FJ Summit was an amazing one. Jube, Mrs. Jerrie and myself headed to Silverton from our camp at Ironton Park. After fueling up (at $3.65 a gallon) we headed up to Animas Forks. From Animas Forks Ghost

FJ Summit 2018 Day 1

Aug. 21, 2018 by

Day 1 was filled with great joy and wonder. It has been several years since I have traveled out west specifically to the state of Colorado in the summer. I had been in Ohio for the past several days and

California Gulch

Aug. 21, 2018 by

Once you make your way to Animas Forks Ghost town and take a look around at all of the abandoned buildings and mines, you have your choice of several different directions you can take.  We decided to head east back