Today’s Stats: Miles 33, +/- Elevation, 4,094/856, Total Miles 2,265. Guffey Elevation 8,891. Ended day in rain showers and temperatures in 60’s.
Tough day today with over 4000 feet of elevation gain. Our destination was Guffey, Colorado a legendary stop on the Trans America bike trail. No electricity, phone service or running water but lots of personality.
Home for night was cook house in mining camp. Shelly and Jens joined us.
Stayed at Bike hostel. Bill has been hosting cyclists since 1976.
Guffey was a mining town in Colorado that is close to a ghost town now population in 2020 was 10.
It takes lots of pictures to explain our unusual night in Guffy….. better than tent in rain!!!
As you can see our private bath is between the two Studebakers
Bunks in rustic cabin.
No running water or electricity
Antiques in kitchen
Collection of old cars
We know what he meant
Eclectic collection of junk where we stayed.
What’s a little rain
Mark was trying to find Phone signal but instead found a young mule deer.