exploring southwest colorado

April Showers bring…..Jeep Adventures in Ouray County!!!!

The winter was mild in Southwest Colorado this year, which has both positive and negative results. With snow pack in Colorado at about 66% of normal, there is definite concern, but with some wonderful rain and late snow showers through the month, we should be OK without too many restrictions this summer. Spring seems to …

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Hiking in Ouray: Wonderfully Scenic Beauty: Sutton Mine Trail

Ouray Hiking Trails – Great Views of Bear Creek Falls Ouray Colorado is surrounded by incredibly beautiful mountains and pictures abound.  One of the great hikes accessed from town is the Sutton Mine Trail where some spectacular views beckon professional and amateur photographers alike.  This hike is a fairly short out and back.  From the …

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CDOT Provides Amazing Road Maintenance in Ouray County!

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) keeps Southwest Colorado safe! Colorado has enjoyed a genuine snowy winter this year! As we all enjoy the great conditions for a variety of winter activities, the conditions of our roads is always on our minds. What fun would it be to hear about excellent conditions for skiing, ice …

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Telluride: Just a Short Scenic Drive from Ouray

Enjoy a Day of Fun in Telluride, Just 1 Hour Drive from Ouray Although Ouray and Telluride are less than 10 miles apart as the crow flies, the practical person takes a scenic drive along the San Juan Skyway over the Dallas Divide and makes it to Telluride in less than one hour. While in …

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