We went from hot to hot and traded spectacular views for a nice spot on the Green River. The folks next site over said it cools down pretty good at night. Hopefully, they're right.
What a difference 145 miles can make. This morning we left our campsite at 9,500' elevation in the fir/aspen trees & traveled to one at 5,818' surrounded by beautiful canyons & vistas.
"We booked 318 miles so we could hook up with our friends Dawn & Jonathan. Scored the very last walk-in site in the campground. Our site, located near to a stream, has nice views."
We landed in Dumont Lake Campground just past Rabbit Ears Pass and about 22 miles from Steamboat. Elevation: 9607 ft. The trail that goes to the top of Rabbit Ears is next to our campsite. Saw several other trails go from the campground. It looks like a lot of exploring here. Life continues to be good.
The RV gods were once again kind to us. Found a super cool campsite on a small lake outside Poncha Springs CO. Elevation: 9325 ft. Life is good!
When we left the Taos, New Mexico area, the last thing I did was check the Forest Service web site to confirm that the campground we planned on using was still open for the season. All looked good; the campground was reported open, and so was our backup.
The drive from Taos to Pagosa Springs was q...