Day 13 - Winter Park -> Salida
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Click to Enlarge We awoke to find that it had snowed in the night. So we decided that it was time to leave WinterPark which had just become very wintery. We packed our stuff up and then drove along the to the I70. Click to Enlarge
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Click to Enlarge We headed west through the eisenhower tunnel. The roads were covered in slushy snow all the way to the I70. We drove along the I70 to Wheeler Junction and went south on 91 and drove to Leadville, where it was very cold but not snowy. We had lunch at a cafe in leadville. Click to Enlarge
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Click to Enlarge We drove along the cr 82 up to Indepenence pass where we stopped, and took pictures. It was very windy and cold at the pass. Click to Enlarge
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Click to Enlarge We then drove down to Aspen , and has a walk around the town. Everything was very expensive but the town was very pleasent. Click to Enlarge
Click to Enlarge We then followed our route back to the cr 82, and drove down to Salida. Click to Enlarge
Click to Enlarge At Salida we stopped at Absolute bikes where we asked about the trail conditions on the Monarch Crest, they said it would be cold but rideable.

We checked into the Super 8 motel , where we had stayed the last time we were in Salida, we got the same room we stayed in the last time @ $67.

We were able to keep our bikes in the room, and there was free highspeed wireless internet.

We had a swim at the excellent Hot springs pool just across the road from the Motel

We had an exellent dinner at the Fiesta Mexican Restaurant.

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DAY 14