Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Molas Pass

Molas Pass is situated between Durango and Silverton. At it's summit, the elevation is 10,640 feet.
Carolyn and I drove over Molas Pass to Silverton on 550 today. What a beautiful drive. It would be a nice ride on the bike - if I had a bike! Dirty white snow still hides in the shady patches along the road at the top.

Silverton itself is a tiny tourist trap with some very cute buildings and homes. It survives on the tourist trade as it is the end of the line for the Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Railway. The train passengers get an hour in town for lunch and trinket buying.


Anonymous said...

Carolyn? Have we been previously introduced?

Scott said...

Can't introduce you if I don't know who you are.

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