Colorado Rocky Mountain High, baby! Thanks to Paul Austin of Austin Automotive in Canon City for giving the bus the once over and preparing us for the climb through the mountains. We tackled Wolf Creek Pass—immortalized by the CW McCall song—with aplomb. Yes, we chugged the last several miles in second gear, but that only gave us more time to take in the majesty of these snow capped peaks and the skiers cutting zigzag down the slopes. More importantly, as we descended, I had full braking power!
Our reward at the end of the drive was a stop in Pagosa Springs where we spied another VW Bus and decided that was where we would eat. Turns out the bus is the logo for Break Room Brewing Company—a laid back joint with great burgers and hand cut fries.
Here’s another ditty to add to our ever-expanding playlist: