Moose on the Loose!!!

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Yesterday afternoon I spotted these two Moose near the intersection of Hwy 550 and S. Mineral Creek.  If you see a bunch of cars parked on the side of the road, chances are that they’ve spotted one of these majestic animals.  Towering up to 7 feet in height at the shoulders, moose are very impressive […]

Alpine lake

Molas Lake

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If you’re looking for a nice place to slip away for a while consider Molas Lake.  With views of everything from the Needles, Grand Turk and Kendall Peak all the way to Engineer Mountain, this area is worth some exploration.  This high alpine lake is located at an elevation of around 11,000 feet just 6 […]

The Hardrock 100 mile endurance run will be in Silverton this weekend. (Interview)

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This weekend Silverton will host both the start and finishing lines for the Hardrock 100 Mile Endurance Run.  Each year thousands of people apply to enter this run but only 100 or so are chosen.  Starting in Silverton, the runners have 48 hours or less go to Telluride, Ouray, Lake City and back.  100 Miles […]

Paydirt Pilsner

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Our newest beer is now on tap!  This is a summertime session beer with a citrusy nose which pairs well with a slice of lemon.   We’re also working on an IPA which should be available in 2 or so weeks.   Come on down to the Brewery and try out our newest beer, the […]

The Current Status of Alpine Loop Passes

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We have been asked a number of times where people can find updated information on the status of the Alpine Loop Passes.  As of June 1st here they are. Animas Forks – OPEN Black Bear Pass  – Closed Bolam Pass – Closed California – Closed Clear Lake – Closed Cinnamon Pass – OPEN to Lake City Corkscrew Pass […]