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    Hartmans Rock and Crested Butte

    Family weekend in Gunnison, stayed at the Gunnison KOA, had a great stay, KOA Dave is truly a good guy.
    Rode Hartmans for the first time on Saturday, the climb up from the parking lot was a brutal wakeup, but the 2 mile ride from the campground was a good warm up but the climb was still a chore.
    Not sure if I remember all the trails, but we did Ridgeline, Top of the World, the Luge, some trail over the top to Becks, and then the lower section of Collarbone Alley. Lot of fun, couple of hours, still able to get back for an afternoon of family stuff.
    Sunday was a day in CB, got dropped off on Gothic road at Snodgrass, rode Snodgrass, over to Lupine and then the Lower loop, Bud's and them back to town to catch up with the rest of the family for lunch.

    Great weekend, able to get in some decent rides and keep the rest of it family time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by btadlock View Post
    Family weekend in Gunnison, stayed at the Gunnison KOA, had a great stay, KOA Dave is truly a good guy.
    Stayed there Mem day weekend. Place was awesome (except for the donkey noises at 2AM). But yeah, Dave had coffee at 7AM, chicken grill sticks in the afternoon for post ride. Would stay there again, great place for kiddos.

    And Hartman was pretty cool, kicked my ass.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WKD-RDR View Post
    (except for the donkey noises at 2AM).
    Not sure I want to know who was camping beside you.


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    nd Hartman was pretty cool, kicked my ass.
    yeah, same here, great ride, but it was killer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by btadlock View Post
    Not sure I want to know who was camping beside you.
    the KOA's pet donkey(s)
    the drugs made me realize it's not about the drugs

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    Quote Originally Posted by WKD-RDR View Post
    the KOA's pet donkey(s)
    Yeah, JK, they were quiet during the night when we were there, during the day, not so much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by btadlock View Post
    Family weekend in Gunnison, stayed at the Gunnison KOA, had a great stay, KOA Dave is truly a good guy.
    Rode Hartmans for the first time on Saturday, the climb up from the parking lot was a brutal wakeup, but the 2 mile ride from the campground was a good warm up but the climb was still a chore.
    Not sure if I remember all the trails, but we did Ridgeline, Top of the World, the Luge, some trail over the top to Becks, and then the lower section of Collarbone Alley. Lot of fun, couple of hours, still able to get back for an afternoon of family stuff.
    Sunday was a day in CB, got dropped off on Gothic road at Snodgrass, rode Snodgrass, over to Lupine and then the Lower loop, Bud's and them back to town to catch up with the rest of the family for lunch.

    Great weekend, able to get in some decent rides and keep the rest of it family time.
    How I miss heart attack hill. Me old casa.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zorro View Post
    How I miss heart attack hill. Me old casa.
    You must be from a younger generation, it was called Kill Hill in my day..
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    Quote Originally Posted by billybobzia View Post
    You must be from a younger generation, it was called Kill Hill in my day..
    I think kill hill is more universal. We used the two terms interchangeably. Sure does describe the kick to the nutz right out the gate though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zorro View Post
    I think kill hill is more universal. We used the two terms interchangeably. Sure does describe the kick to the nutz right out the gate though.
    I've only ever heard it called kill hill.

    Not sure why I'd ever volunteer to have that particular kick in the junk now that Jacks Trail is there. Jacks climbs to the top of kill hill but it's 1) singletrack, and B) only anaerobic in a couple short little pitches.
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    Quote Originally Posted by billybobzia View Post
    You must be from a younger generation, it was called Kill Hill in my day..
    I never had a name for it but it was always a hellofa way to start out the Rage in the sage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zrm View Post
    I never had a name for it but it was always a hellofa way to start out the Rage in the sage.
    Man, ain't that the truth? I only did it once, but it was a hot day. Oof. I don't think there were more than two or three people behind me when I finally crested that hill :0
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    Haven't ridden hartman's in forever. I do know it can get hot a sh*t during the summer. Can't imagine CB will be ridable for a while. Bet there's still blockage on gothic road up to Schofield Pass.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zorro View Post
    Haven't ridden hartman's in forever. I do know it can get hot a sh*t during the summer. Can't imagine CB will be ridable for a while. Bet there's still blockage on gothic road up to Schofield Pass.
    Yep, still blocked up from gothic and well as up to paradise divide, all the classics, (401, 409, Deer Creek) are not yet open, Snodgrass just opened on 5/29.
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    Very cool! Sounds like a great time!

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    Quote Originally Posted by btadlock View Post
    Yep, still blocked up from gothic and well as up to paradise divide, all the classics, (401, 409, Deer Creek) are not yet open, Snodgrass just opened on 5/29.
    FYI, Deer fly Creek is open.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gunnirider View Post
    FYI, Deer fly Creek is open.
    Heh. Deer fly Creek. Like it...

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    Now, thats a valid description. Haha. Last year, it got so bad on the climb up...and repellent was not working.

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    FYI, Deer fly Creek is open.
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