Tag: Silverton Colorado

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The Loop

Durango is a hub for many activities including a day trip along the San Juan Scenic Byway. Coined “The Loop”, you can connect four noteworthy stops starting and ending in Durango. The Loop takes five hours by car and you have time to stop at viewpoints, lunch, stroll main streets, and still make it back…
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Iron Horse Bicycle Classic 50th Anniversary

  In 1971, the two Mayer brothers challenged each other to a race. From Durango to Silverton;  Jim, via the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train, and Tom, on his road bike. Tom won the wagered candy bar. The following year, 36 bicycle riders took on the challenge to beat the train despite the…
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