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Premium Email Subscriber Aug 06, 2015 at 12:09 PM

Hello Ned,
Wait and see, could you guaranty that after a week with us you will still want to share a ride?
But in general I accept your offer
Ned Davis Aug 07, 2015 at 10:09 AM

We hikers are risk takers and adventurers.

Ned Davis Aug 06, 2015 at 11:50 AM

Let's share a TE for Sunday, Aug 23rd to Montrose.
Ilene Weeks Aug 07, 2015 at 02:42 PM

Good idea. My schedule is flexible on Sunday, August 23 as my flight doesn't depart from Montrose until 5pm. Telluride Express requires only 24 hours advance notice, so let's talk about scheduling the return shuttle when we meet.

Premium Email Subscriber Aug 06, 2015 at 11:07 AM

I made reservations through Telluride Express for Sunday Aug 16th. My arrival (hopefully) is around 2:00pm from Houston.
Does it suit your plans?
Ilene Weeks Aug 07, 2015 at 02:36 PM

I just made reservations, too. I'll see you at the Telluride Express counter next to the fireplace in the terminal.

Premium Email Subscriber Aug 05, 2015 at 09:05 PM

Thanks Ilene
I will contact them to make reservations for Sunday August 18th

Premium Email Subscriber Aug 03, 2015 at 10:34 PM

I will be arriving from D.C. via Houston Aug 16th to Montrose (MTJ) at 1:40pm.
Is there anyone coming this way?
I will love to join a carpool, any suggestions?
Pnina Peri
Ilene Weeks Aug 04, 2015 at 01:30 PM

How about sharing a ride through Telluride Express (970-728-6000)? Price for shared ride to Ouray is $53 and takes 1-1/2 hours.

Ilene Weeks Aug 01, 2015 at 05:51 PM

I'm staying in Telluride Friday and Saturday, August 14 and 15 then returning my rental car to Montrose Airport by late Sunday morning on August 16 in time to take a shuttle from Montrose to Ouray. Anybody interested in sharing the ride?
Ned Davis Aug 03, 2015 at 11:22 AM

I'll be flying into Montrose Sat the 15th and going directly via TE to the Chalet. Looks like our paths don't cross.

Ned Davis Jul 31, 2015 at 12:47 PM

Flying into Montrose on Aug 15, day before program begins. Need another person(s) to share Telluride Express to Ouray Chalet Inn.

Clive Kileff Jul 05, 2014 at 04:53 PM

Hope to car pool from Denver to Ouray to attend hiking trip August 2nd 2014.I am renting a car in Denver.

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