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Any snow in Ouray area in early August?

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Any snow in Ouray area in early August?

We'll be in Ouray, CO from August 2-4, 2011. We're from Orlando FL and our kids would like to see snow if that's possible. Any still there on top of any mountains that we could drive to in a RV? How about along the way from Ouray, CO to Salt Lake City, UT where we will drive to on August 5-6? Also are their bears in the Ouray area? Thanks.

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1. Re: Any snow in Ouray area in early August?

There may be some snow on mountain tops that you can see, but will not be able to reach. Especially in an RV. If you take a jeep tour over Imogene Pass you may find some that you can actually touch.

Yes, there are bears in the Ouray area. They are black bears, not grizzly and generally not a problem. They can get into trash if it is available to them.

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2. Re: Any snow in Ouray area in early August?

You won't be able to get to any snow in an RV during the first week of August. However, you will be able to hike to it or take a jeep tour to encounter some.

The bear reports are currently few. We have a special trash ordinance in town that is making Ouray less attractive to bears (bear proof trash cans) but they are not aggressive like grizzlies can be.

You must make sure that your food is in a locked car or in your RV and that should be enough to keep the bears out of your things. Just don't leave out a grill or anything that has grease on them. When you check into your campground, they can give you more details for sure.

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