[Cdt-l] Lake City hostel

Karl Gottshalk kgottshalk at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 13:41:12 CST 2016


I got it too.

On Mon, Jan 11, 2016, 12:30 PM Sean Staplin <seanstaplin at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey guys, I just got spammed by a really good looking girl. She kindly
> sent me her a pic and  requested I reciprocate. Anyone else receive her
> kind message LOL.
>
> mtnrat
>
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 12:08 PM, Sean Staplin <seanstaplin at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Lake City was my favourite town. Relaxing, easy to get around. I took a
>> double zero it was so good. I really don't have much to compare as I missed
>> many towns by doing longer sections, but it was a great stop.
>>
>> On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 12:01 PM, Charlie Thorpe <charliethorpe at att.net>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello All -
>>>
>>> Dang...the good discussion about Lake City almost makes me wish I had
>>> hitched the other way on CO149!
>>>
>>> The smell of good greasy cheeseburgers pulled me down to the east and I
>>> then wound up in Creede.  Nice zero night in Creede and met some really
>>> nice folks, but Lake City certainly sounds good, too.
>>>
>>> Sometimes it is the trail towns and folks met along the way that I
>>> remember best about the long trails.
>>>
>>> - Charlie
>>>
>>> > Good stuff Karl.  We found Lake City to be one of our favorite spots
>>> in Colorado in 2012 in large part because of how welcoming everyone was.
>>> It's a lovely little town and Lucky is a great host at Raven's Rest.  There
>>> was no regular shuttle down that year, and it was a long hitch, but Lucky
>>> got us back to trail after a zero and lots of fun.  There was live music
>>> just across the fence from the hostel and with a plate of the best BBQ
>>> brisket of the whole trail purchased by the pound at an old gas station
>>> turned into a meat smoking heaven (I think it was called the BBQ Station)
>>> we had a wonderful evening.  Great place!
>>> >
>>> > Shroomer
>>> >
>>> > On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 9:49 AM, Karl Gottshalk <kgottshalk at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> > From the CDT16 group on Facebook, posted by Peter Nesbitt:
>>> >
>>> > Greetings from Lake City, Hinsdale County, San Juan Mountains,
>>> Colorado! We would like to invite you to visit Lake City on your CDT hike
>>> this year. Our HIKER FRIENDLY town is located approximately 15 miles north
>>> of Spring Creek Pass on CO149, and is easily accessible via daily shuttle
>>> (FREE), rides with local Trail Angels (FREE), or hitching during the summer
>>> months.
>>> >
>>> > My wife and I own and operate The High Country Market, a small grocery
>>> store that specializes in fresh produce, deli sandwiches, fresh baked
>>> breads, and of course -- HIKER FOOD!
>>> >
>>> > You will find the following once you arrive in Lake City: 2 grocery
>>> stores, 6 restaurants, 3 bars, a library with WI-FI, 2 coffee shops with
>>> WI-FI, U.S. Post Office, 2 liquor stores, a laundromat, a small mountain
>>> movie theater, 2 motels and 1 hostel, a bunch of cabins to rent, tent
>>> camping, stream and lake fishing, Jeep and ATV rentals, a small museum,
>>> road and trail access to 5 "Fourteeners", gift shops, and several other
>>> family-owned businesses.
>>> >
>>> > My wife and I work with "Lucky" at the Ravens RestHostel to schedule
>>> and coordinate a FREE shuttle to/from Lake City and Spring Creek Pass
>>> during the summer hiking season. The shuttle specifics are normally
>>> coordinated just prior to the season, but past years saw a shuttle leaving
>>> Lake City at noon, arriving at Spring Creek Pass around 12:30, then
>>> returning to Lake City as soon as everyone is loaded and ready to go.
>>> >
>>> > If you are an "early riser", I can often take hikers to Spring Creek
>>> Pass around 6:00 a.m. This service is FREE, but must be coordinated in
>>> advance and around my deliveries and other employee schedules.
>>> >
>>> > If the hike is wearing you down, Lake City is only 55 miles from
>>> Gunnison where you may catch a bus or plane back to civilization.
>>> >
>>> > If you are sick or injured, we have a medical center that is staffed
>>> with a Doctor, Nurse Practitioner, Physician's Assistant, and office staff.
>>> Meds can be prescribed if you see someone at the clinic, but prescriptions
>>> can NOT be filled in Lake City. X-rays can be performed, woulds irrigated
>>> and stitched, and braces supplied for fractures. The staff is fantastic!
>>> >
>>> > We quit our corporate and government jobs to come live and work in
>>> Lake City, and we think that you will enjoy a ZERO DAY (or two) in our
>>> little corner of the San Juan Mountains.
>>> >
>>> > Come see us!
>>> >
>>> > Peter and Patty
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > On Mon, Jan 11, 2016, 5:22 AM Bob Sartini <bobsartini at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> > It was open last September.  He just doesn't use the Web much
>>> > Call him at the number on the page. He works elsewhere but he always
>>> calls back.great guy.
>>> >
>>> > On Jan 11, 2016 12:55 AM, "Roger Carpenter (Pinecone)" <
>>> pinecone at elkpass.com> wrote:
>>> > Wondering if the Ravens Rest hostel in Lake City, CO is still open.
>>> Their website and Facebook feed shows no activity in over two years.
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > Roger Carpenter
>>> > Portland, Oregon
>>> >
>>> >
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