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Ouray Adventure 08

Spent 7 days in Ouray CO with teh High Country Renegades last week. Had a blast. We wheeled/explored and it rained everyday. Met up with Mark in AZ, lvanst, JJackson and his co-pilot Grek I think? at teh Mexican place Saturday night. Sorry we were late guys got stuck for ½ hour on Red Moutain for paving. No I wasn't paving.

On the way there teh Dodge came up lame. I don't get this one as I last rotated teh tires Memorial day w/e and drive it every day. Plus I've towed to teh Cracks twice in that time frame. I think someone messed with it in Cortez while we were in the McD's????



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This is where I had to go to get teh wheel and tire about 100 yards in front of the Dodge;


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7 out of 8 studs were just fine and the 8th was broken off. the wheel was a little messed up but teh holes were all round????


Center cab didn't fair so well;

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I jacked 2 lugnuts from the other 3 wheels and bolted er up. checked teh lugs in Telluride and again in Ridgeway and they stayed tight teh whole time.

While inspecting teh damage teh leaned on teh brake rotor like a dumbass and got this;


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On teh bright side we had this view from our cabin all week;


More pics from Day one are here;
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Day 2;

Poughkeepsie and Cal pass;


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Lunch break;

Headin up to Cal Pass;

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Stamp Mill in Placer Gulch;


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Animas Forks;



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Day 2 was Engineer to "Oh look out" then up over Hurricane and corkscrew;


Condemned stamp mill;

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Another view of teh stamp mill;


Lookin down comin back from Oh lookout;

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Animas Forks again;


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Over Cal pass and Hurricane Pass we headed for teh red mountains;



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Day 3 was Yankee boy and Governor basin;


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Dead end;



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The Coors falls;



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Governor had a glacier blockin the road with no turn around so we went to Sydney instead;


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One of teh thousands of old mine shafts;


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Got some rain on the way home;



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Day 3 was teh world famous Black bear and Imogene passes;
Stopped for paving again;


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Waterfalls were a very common site;


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playin in the snow;


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Black Bear pass;


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Snow was deep in places, here at teh 1st of 21 switchbacks;


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First view of Telluride;

more old mining stuff;

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The falls right above the real switchbacks;


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There is a old stamp mill up there too, but it's hammered;


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First view of Bridal falls and teh power plant;

Lookin down at teh switchbacks;

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funny how the 1st switchback on teh steep part was teh tightest;


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Further down;


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