Ouray and Telluride - A Visit To The San Juan Mountains

Ouray, Colorado


July 2006 - This is my recap page from my visit to Ouray and Telluride in July. On this page some of the highlights with extra photos.
San Juan Mountains A nice view of the San Juan Mountains, taken north of Ridgway.
Ouray, Colorado Here's a good view of Ouray. The town is surrounded by mountains and is nicknamed "The Switzerland of America."
Cascade Falls in Ouray Ouray Waterfall Left: Cascade Falls, located just a few blocks from downtown Ouray.
Right: Bear Creek Falls is south of Ouray along Highway 550.
Ouray, Colorado
Ouray, Colorado
Top: Some historic buildings along Main Street in Ouray.
Bottom: A photo looking up at Box Canyon Falls.

Other Ouray pages:
  • Ouray To Red Mountain Pass
  • Historic Ouray Landmarks & Buildings
  • Ouray Perimeter Trail
  • Photos of Ouray
  • Biking Dallas Divide
  • San Juan Mountains Photos

  • Telluride, Colorado


    I stayed overnight at the Back Narrows Inn and Hostel in Norwood, and caught the tail end of the hot air balloon exhibition on Sunday morning in Telluride.
    Telluride, Colorado
    Telluride, CO
    Left: A hot air balloon over downtown Telluride.
    Right: A public bench made out of skis. I love it! :)

    Here are all of my Telluride region pages:
  • Lizard Head Pass
  • Telluride Gondola
  • Bridal Veil Falls
  • Bicycling Around Telluride With Dave
  • Telluride "Tribute" Page
  • Rico

  • Telluride, Colorado I spent some time in front of the Telluride Mountain Properties web cam. :)
    Telluride, Colorado
    Telluride CO
    I spent some time photographing the San Juan Mountains outside of Telluride. The above photo is of Sunshine Mountain (left) and the Mt. Wilson range (right). For the photo below, I turned around from the same vicinity and captured the mountain that runs north and northwest of Telluride.
    San Juan Mountains I drove up to Lizard Head Pass and snapped this scenic shot.

    As I was driving home ...

    Blue Mesa Reservoir, CO

    A photo of Blue Mesa Reservoir near Gunnison.

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