Everbody deserves a 2nd chance, even Park City.

As the headline already suggests, I’m not a big fan of Park City, Utah. But I had to stop here again, because a) it is in the middle between Salida, Colorado and Sun Valley, Idaho and b) everybody deserves a 2nd chance.

Six years ago, we rode the IMBA epic “Mid Mountain” trail and the “Crest” trail. Both trails were okay, but not special. At least, back then we were not thrilled at all.

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The Altitude almost killed our van.

After 4 weeks above 7000 feet and three mountain passes in a row between Durango and Montrose, our van tells us that we should check the engine.

The good thing is that the van still drives normal and that we find a Fiat Professional dealer in Montrose. The bad thing is the american diagnostic tool don‘t communicate with our european van.

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Wildflower Paradise

After 6 days in and around Durango we move on towards Crested Butte. On our way we overtook two german mountainbikers with bikepacking gear. We stopped and chatted for a while. Before our trip started we followed their blog. The bikes and the bikpacking gear is all they brought over for their 3 months trip from Las Vegas to Denver. Somehow, I think our roadtrip with our van is very luxurious.

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Colorado Trail Race

No, we are not participating at the Colorado Trail Race. But we met some of the riders during our stay in and around Durango, that are crazy enough to race the 500 miles from Durango to Denver. The fastest guy, Kurt Refsnider, arrived today in Denver after 4 days and 13 hours. Wow! We (just) did some segments of the Colorado Trail which were beautiful!

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Never seen a place like this before.

It is very hard to describe this place in Santa Fe named „Meow Wolf“. It is definitively a unique place that keeps you busy and astonished for your two hours visit. Don’t expect to understand what you see. But is it definitly worth visiting. There will be a similar place in Las Vegas soon and within the next couple of years they will open more places like this in Denver, Phoenix and Washington D.C..

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