Join Date: May 2012
Location: Twin Cities Minnesota
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Hotel or Camp??
Ok, so last year, was my first trip to the summit..
My son and I stay at the historic ouray hotel.
The event was great, the hotel was OK..... I realize ITS OLD, and I had just gotten my FJ in late May, so we were lucky just to find a room..
This year, it will be my son and I, and my Girl Friend and MAYBE, her daughter...
We are weighing out our options, and trying to make a decision before everything is booked!
Rooms in Ouray, range from $110-$190 a night.
We rent a travel trailer at about $80 a day, and then camp ground fee's from what I am finding are around $40...... (In addition to costing more in gas to get there and back pulling some beast) + electric break controller, and something about a hitch stablizer I read about.
I am even on the fence of possibly purchasing a camper.
Now, with a camper, it won't be crowded in the FJ (3-4 peoples clothing for 9 days, + food + misc gear) or having to go out to eat (can bring ALL of our food needed, and can cook it)
Tenting it is NOT an option with the 2 ladies!
Or with a hotel, maybe pick up a small trailer/receiver hitch storage to bring all the crap with........(And I do have a OEM roof rack)
Other option. Hotel/Motel it on the way out and back.
Rent a Camper around Ouray somewhere (Still have the storage issue)
I JUST CAN'T Decide what to do???????
HELP? Thoughts?? SUGGESTIONS????????????????????
(BTW, we are coming from Minneapolis Minnesota 1250 miles each way (If we go directly to Ouray))
2012 Cavalry Blue FJ (5/2012)
Aries BullBar with PIAA Lights (6/2012)
WeatherTech Side Window Deflectors (6/2012)
Roof Rack (8/2012)
Stock Steelies with Cooper ATP's (10/2012)
Plasti-Dip'd all 4 Bumper Corners (11/2012)
Rock Steps (11/2012)
Bilstien 5100s (6/2013)
Cobra 75wxst (4/10/2013)
Anzo Halo Projector Headlights (12/2013)
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