Tag Archive for Colorado

The Slow Way North

Travel, driving fast, the scenery zooming by outside the window: this is the rhythm of the interstate Highway. The point of the Interstate Highway is to get from point A to B with few stops and as fast as possible. Me, I prefer the slow route, the 2-lane blacktop that twists and winds its way…

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May Adventure Trip Day 5

Day five of our trip in our Toyota FJ Cruiser took us back into Colorado. After packing we headed down the John Brown Creek Road to Gateway. This road is a very steep grade following the river down the canyon.  The scenery is fantastic with the road traveling through some narrow section cut by the…

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May Adventure Trip – Day 4

Day 4 found us heading back into Moab to take the Sand Flats road as access the La Sal Loop Road and parts of the Kokopelli trail. Our objective was to camp near Gateway Colorado off the Dolores River. The Sand Flats road follows the incline up to the base of the mountains. Along the…

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May Adventure Trip – Day 3

Today was one of those weird days when things just don’t seem to go right. We started the morning packing up early and going into Moab and picking up the replacement shock for the FJ. The shop had found a Rancho that was the same length and had about the same travel as the EMU…

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May Adventure Trip – Day 2

Today we drove most of the Kokopelli from Rabbit Valley to Dewey Bridge.  It was a fun day with panoramic views of the mountains as well as the Colorado River and canyons. With all the rain there are has received over the last month the flowers were exceptional. The day started with breaking camp and…

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