Category Archives: Scenery

Birding Trip

I took two days off work and drove to Gunnison. Colorado to see the Gunnison Sage-Grouse (next post). I left home about 7:30 and headed to Cañon City. A Lewis’s Woodpecker has been hanging out in a residential neighborhood, but … Continue reading

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Of Frost and Feathers

My plan for Saturday was to head south to the cholla flats to make yet another attempt to see a Sage Thrasher. But when I woke up shortly after dawn and looked outside, I saw that the world was cold … Continue reading

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Royal Gorge Route

We rode the train through the Royal Gorge. It was pricey, but we could have spent a lot more money than we did. Even the hamburgers were $20, so we went foodless.  Before we took off, I climbed up on … Continue reading

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Tunnel Drive Trail

Route 50 curves away from the Arkansas River just west of Cañon City. This isn’t surprising, because the river cuts through the Royal Gorge just west of town. Right where the road curves, there’s a trailhead for the Tunnel Drive … Continue reading

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