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Semiretired, active, married to awesome wife celebrating 50 years this year.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Electrical contractor.

Larryd's Pets

One 6 pound poodle.

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Larryd's Hometown

Central City, Colorado

Larryd's Guest Details

Larryd's Rig

Rig Type: Class A

43 feet long

Maroon and gray 43 foot Newmar. Tow vehicle is white 2019 Jeep Rubicon

Larryd's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle
  • Travels with pets
  • Has slideouts
  • Needs to run a generator

Larryd Has 1 Host Location

Rocky Mountain High

Central City, CO, US
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References from Hosts (3)


April 2021

Nice folks!

Glad we were part of the adventure. Next time we will hopefully have clear sky's and hook ups available. Come back anytime.


November 2020

Hosting the hosts

It was a pleasure to host those that had hosted me in Colorado. Great couple and welcome back any time.


October 2020


Welcome anytime, gracious and respectful of our property. Friendly.

References from Guests (55)


August 2021

Great stay!

We had a relaxing stay. Thank you Larryd!


August 2021

Great host

Larryd was awesome. Would go back again.


July 2021


Larry was very accommodating. Great detailed directions on how to get there, Great views! Awesome people.!


July 2021

Mountain paradise

Warm welcome at arrival. Fantastic hosts. Loved every minute of my time at their location. Would love to visit again.


July 2021

Great Spot

Larryd was an excellent and welcoming host. The land is beautiful and quiet. Highly recommended.


July 2021

Beautiful Property, Wonderful Hosts!

We were in awe of the beauty of Rocky Mountain High! The view is breathtaking and the stars are out in full force in this slice of paradise. Larryd greeted us and offered advice about the best place to park and invited us to see the playground and fire pit near their house. The next morning, we were invited for coffee and muffins on the deck. Larryd and Mrs. Larryd are lovely hosts and we're so happy we had the privelege to stay there and meet such an awesome couple!


July 2021

WOW! Great Location, Exceptional Hosts

The views are breathtaking! I even saw an eagle riding the air currents over the valley. But the hosts made this visit even more memorable than that.
When I mentioned that I had a leak after a major rainstorm recently, not only did larryd suggest a repair, he actually did it for me, recaulking the area of intrusion as well as multiple other areas that I was not aware were at risk.
Both mornings I was taken on guided hikes where I got to see abandoned mining areas and the beautiful wildflowers all around.
The long steep and winding roads to get to this beautiful location were definitely a challenge for this new RVer but well worth it!


July 2021

Magical property and hosts!

5⭐️hosts and property. The host upon arrival welcomed and helped decide where I should park based on my rig and needs. Hosts are very kind, welcoming, organized, and generous. I was invited to have coffee & homemade muffins and we had a wonderful visit on their gorgeous patio overlooking a beautiful meadow and mountain scenery. The property and views are relaxing and GORGEOUS. The hosts gave most utmost privacy but also were generous and invited the Boondockers and their neighbor friends to a cookout and it was as delightful as the hosts. On a scale of 1-10 the hosts get 100. I absolutely hope to stay at this location whenever I’m traveling through this area. The hosts are amazing people and make the Boondockers Welcome world a better place with their hosting and generous spirit. Thank you so much do sharing your property.


July 2021

Scenic Spot and Welcoming Hosts

Rocky Mountain High is a great, quiet, and scenic location outside Central City. The hosts were very generous and welcoming, and the nearby town is charming. We had a great stay here!


July 2021

Great company with a view to die for!

Fantastic hosts!
When I pulled in they invited me to dinner. Mrs Larryd made some homemade buns for the burgers, haha I brought my own veggie meat. Mr Larryd also took me on a tour of the area on his Atv. Bonus they have the most amazing view, absolutely breathtaking.
I would most definitely stop in again


June 2021

Wonderful hospitality and a breathtaking view

The hosts were very kind and welcoming. They introduced me to numerous people in the community and invited me to join them for several outings. The views at their property are panoramic, and this desert native was in awe at all the green. I highly recommend meeting this generous couple.


June 2021

Thank you for hosting us!

Very well organized host.
Swing set and epic views by the house.
Thank you again.


June 2021

I wish I could keep Larryd's place a secret!

We had a fantastic time at Larryd's place. They were super hospitable, made a campfire, and brought S'More's for the kids.

Hiking trails only a few feet away and an amazing rustic playground for the kids just steps from our RV.

Harvest Hosts take note - Larryd is the kind of host that makes Boondockers Welcome special.


June 2021

Wow! We kept saying Wow!!

Larryd is beyond kind and their property is a hidden gem. They are very hospitable and even had a campfire all set to go our first night. It felt like staying with family. Their property is jaw dropping beautiful too, we even had wild turkeys walk right up to our trailer to say hi. Very convenient to hiking and biking trails and as well as Central City and Black Hawk. Thank you so so so much Larryd I really hope our paths cross again!


June 2021


Rocky Mountain High is amazingly beautiful! Definitely a place to go again when we have more time. The host are A+ on communication and so nice.


May 2021

Scenic Setting

Larryd was very welcoming. He helped us settle in and get connected to power. He also offered to build a fire for us in his fire pit. His mountain location is very beautiful.


May 2021

Incredible hospitality!

What a pleasure! Larryd responded so quickly to our request which was on short notice. He promptly greeted us when we arrived and offered help with anything we needed. Their home is in a beautiful location. We enjoyed a quiet night there. We would highly recommend stopping to visit.


May 2021


We lucked out ! Yah our first boondocker stay.

Lovely couple.

AmazIng view.


May 2021

Perfection! AMAZING hosts! My saving grace!

My stay with Larryd and his gracious wife couldn't have come at a better time. I was having a very stressful experience trying to find a place to park my rv before the parks open in mid May. Larryd and his wife came to my rescue. Not only are the views amazing, I was allowed to hook up to the 15amp and Larryd made sure I was filled up with water before I parked. My stay was only supposed to be 2 days but Larryd and his wife allowed me to stay an additional 2 more days which helped me tremendously! I cannot say enough good things aboout these hosts and their generosity. If you have the opportunity to stay with these kind folks, you wont be disappointed!


May 2021

Super hosts is right!!

They are the absolute best hosts! They are so thoughtful and made our stay amazing! We enjoyed talking with them while eating s’mores our first night and they really went above and beyond to make sure we were taken care of. Beautiful Mother’s Day weekend! Thank you!!!!


October 2020

The Most Beautiful End To A Vacation.

I can't say enough about the friendliness and hospitality of Larryd and his amazing wife. The views were out of this world, and they do have a little piece of heaven on this mountaintop. Thank You for a great experience. Also, I would like to say, that I am so glad I had that second muffin. The best ever.



October 2020

The scenery is beautiful and the host is so nice

After we came here, we met the host, who was so considerate of us, helping us to connect the electricity and put our RV into the water. Their home is also very beautiful. Camping in such a pleasant place is really our enjoyment. I highly recommend it. I will come here again if I have a chance.


October 2020

Rocky Mountain Wonderful

Not sure I can put into words what an awesome experience this was for us. We immediately "clicked" with this amazing couple and we can't say enough about our experience. So hoping we can meet again, hopefully on our own property so we can repay just a little of the hospitality. These two amazing hosts have now been added to our " forever friends" list. Love them and look forward to meeting again.


October 2020

Beautiful Stay!

Such a great and peaceful stay at Larryd’s place and we loved the coffee and blueberry muffins on Saturday morning. The aspen leaves were still so colorful so the views and hike we did were beautiful. Thanks for a lovely time!


September 2020

Unbelievably Wonderful!

Larry and Shirley are two of the loveliest people - ever! Their hospitality is legendary (just read some of the other reviews!) and my experience confirms what others have said. Their property is drop dead gorgeous (especially right now - late September - peak colors), they are great conversationalists and are happy to share their knowledge of the area, and lastly and most fun, is the fact that this lovely couple shared coffee and the BEST blueberry muffins anywhere!

HUGE thank you to the both of you!


September 2020

Oh those leaves!!

Had an amazing time!!! Beautiful, private location. Breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. Hosts were super friendly and accommodating, as well as letting us have our space!!! A hard combination to pull off. We had a great time driving and hiking in and around Central City watching the Aspens trees change color!!! Perfect trip in every sense. Will definitely come back.


September 2020

Wonderful Hosts

Larryd and his wife were absolutely wonderful. They welcomed us on there property and made sure we had everything we needed for a comfortable boondocking experience. The views are gorgeous. Many hiking trails and we saw wildlife right outside our camper. Then after my husband had an emergency during our stay, they were so helpful and kind. They went above and beyond for us complete strangers. They truly know what it means to "love your neighbor as yourself". We were so blessed to have them that weekend.


September 2020

Beautiful and Quiet

Larryd and his wife were both super friendly and accommodating, always making sure we had everything we needed.
The property is beautiful and has an amazing view of the mountains, and there are tons of trails that are dogs loved to walk with us on.
At night you could see the beautiful stars and there were no city noises to keep us awake at night - we got some of the best sleep in quite awhile.

I really enjoyed being able to sit on the porch and chat with Larryd and his wife, who made some of the most delicious apple pie for us.

I cant wait to visit again in the future!


August 2020

Great hosts and quiet location

Awesome location and great hosts.


August 2020

Beautiful, Peaceful spot in the mountains

We travel full-time and it's very nice to find a spot to take a moment away from cities and campgrounds and others. Rocky Mountain High was the place. We'd left Rocky Mountain National Park and spent the day in Boulder in 95 degree temps. Honestly, we had no idea where we were headed when we landed in Central City. Gambling in Colorado? Who knew? We had a beer at a local establishment, then traveled to our hosts' location. By the time we arrived and were most graciously greeted, the temp was in the low 70's with a light rain falling.

While we didn't spend any time with our hosts over the two days spent with them, they were kind in offering us access to amenities and their lovely spot at 9,200 feet above sea level. Views are great and we couldn't have asked for nicer temperatures in late August, even if it rained a bit. We were able to get work done as our internet connection was great and the evenings were very quiet.

No doubt, one of the nicer places we've boondocked. Hopefully, should we be back through in the future we'll get a chance to become acquainted with our hosts. Recommended.


August 2020

Beautiful views, gracious hosts

As others have posted, this is a great place to spend a night or two. We enjoyed visiting with our hosts and watching the hummingbirds. Our stay was very pleasant and we would 💘 to stay here again sometime.


August 2020

First timers not disappointed

This was our first experience and it didn't disappoint! The hosts were fantastic and the property absolutely beautiful. So much to see and do in this area-- we will definitely be back!


August 2020

Best company, best place for kids and adult kids

Had so much fun looking at all the views from this place. It was magnificent. Not to mention the owners were so nice to us. They loved our kids and let them play in a little playground they had created. They talked with them and joked with them. They hiked with us the area in the morning and we had some really great conversation. You definitely have to stop here when you can.


August 2020

Wonderful hosts and site

Larry and Shirley were in frequent contact prior to and upon arrival. Shirley met us the the driveway entrance and guided us to the parking area. What a beautiful view from their mountain top location. The breeze and cool temperature allowed us to sleep very comfortably without the air conditioning even in mid-August! Super hosts and a
memorable visit will be in our memories forever! Strong recommendations for this host site.


August 2020

Top notch hospitality

I am afraid they may have spoiled us for future bdw hosts. Very kind and hospitable. Beautiful property. Highly recommend!


August 2020

This one takes the cake for us so far!

Wow. The hospitality of these two are just wonderful. We enjoyed chatting with them and experiencing what it's like to live on the top of a mountain with spectacular views for two nights. Our daughter loved the swings and their dog. We aspire to be like these hosts some day. Thank you so much for everything!

FYI: Our Verizon worked well. AT&T was OK. Getting there was no problem. Apple maps was able to get me there with no problems.


July 2020

Gorgeous property with an amazing view

This is conveniently located minutes to downtown Central City. The property is gorgeous with a rear porch that overlooks the continental divide. I found it a great place to hike with my dog also. The hosts are incredibly hospitable. I had water and electric with 75 feet of hose And a 50 foot extension cord. It’s inters to see the weather come in and out all day long.


July 2020

Beautiful place and great hosts

We stayed for one night and really enjoyed the hospitality and gorgeous views


July 2020

Great Weekend Getaway!

What an amazing experience! This property is honestly breathtaking. You feel as though you’re on top of the continental divide! The hosts were so genuine and hospitable. They have a gorgeous property with a couple of different parking spots, either of which are awesome. We couldn’t imagine a more beautiful spot or friendlier people. We hope to be back someday!


July 2020

Fantastic Hosts, Beautiful Property!

This was our first Boondockers Welcome stay, and we have to say -- we're big fans! A large part of that is due to Larry and Shirley's hospitality. Their kindness and generosity was exactly what we needed after a long drive. Both Shirley and Larry were incredibly helpful, allowing us to fill up on water and patiently entertaining our boys' endless questions about the property and nearby wildlife. We were even treated to a campfire cookout, which was the best kind of soul food. Such a treat! Their property is stunning, with beautiful views and a fantastic wooden playground for the kids. It was peaceful and serene, which is exactly what we were hoping for. There's no doubt that we'll request another stay with Larry and Shirley should we pass through this area again!


June 2020

Best Boondock ever

Hosts were away but allowed us to stay and we'd stayed previously but this spot never gets old.

So beautiful


June 2020

Incredible views and immaculate property

Wow what a stay. So gracious and such a beautiful spot. I wish we could have stayed all day.

Host even provided some hot coffee and hot chocolate.

I can't wait to check it out again


June 2020

Serene area

Dry camped. Peaceful.


June 2020

Absolutely perfect!

Wow - what an amazing place. Gorgeous views & outstanding hosts. Very close to the historical towns of Black Hawk & Central City.

Our daughter loved their incredible playground with a teeter-totter & tire swing. I was so amazed by the home they built on such a special property. The hosts are so welcoming! We did a wood burning fire with s’mores and hot chocolate. We will DEFINITELY be back for another stay!


November 2019

Excellent hosts

Highly recommend and very welcoming. Went above and beyond as hosts! Beautiful property overlooking the continental divide. Would definitely stay here again!


October 2019

Wonderful hosts with a lovely home and property.

We had a fantastic visit at Rocky Mountain High, L&S invited us in for coffee in the morning and even offered to let us stay longer when a little snow and dangerous wind warnings popped up on our departure day. Will definitely visit again!


October 2019


L&S are very kind, welcoming hosts. We only stayed one night, and they were kind enough to offer us amenities and anything we needed. It's a lovely spot - we are grateful! Thank you!

This was our first stay using the website and we are very pleased.


September 2019

Wonderful location, wonderful hosts.

Beautiful mountain top location with easy access to hiking, cute small towns, and so many casinos (if that's your thing). Great hosts who took time out of their Saturday to show us around!


September 2019


Our hosts were instantly like old time friends, they could not have treated us any better! We loved our stay at their gorgeous place, so peaceful and refreshing. We hope to see our new friends at our place in the near future!


August 2019

Pampered guests

Beauty and an extraordinary couple both interested and interesting. A delightful stop on our journey. You’ should be sorry if you miss this one.


August 2019


This was our second stay at. "Rocky Mt. High" and it still hard to image a more Beautiful place to stay. Our hosts treated us like family, had us for dinner with their friends. Can't thank them enough for the hospitality they put forth. Do yourself a favor and try to make it one of your stops if you are in the area.



July 2019

Wonderful experience!

Larryd and his wife were very welcoming. I had a bit of trouble getting there and Larryd was willing to come help me out. Fortunately it all worked out. Their property is beautiful with wonderful views and my dog and I thoroughly enjoyed staying there. Central City old town and Black Hawk were interesting and fun to explore. I highly recommend Rocky Mountain High for your BDW experience.


July 2019


This has to be the Best setting anyone could ever wish to stay at. As good or better than any National Park. Our hosts hospitality was second to none.
This was our first Boondockers Welcome stay and we can give nothing but praises to our wonderful Hosts. Central City and Black Hack are just minutes away, for your entertainment and more hiking than you can handle.
Do yourself a favor and make a point of staying at Rocky Mountain High, you will not regret it.



June 2019

Mountain Heaven!

We were blown away by Rocky Mountain High. The property was easy to get to and absolutely stunning. Our hosts were accommodating and so friendly. The mentioned that they had recently been visited by a bear, which we were hoping to see, but we got something even better. A moose and her calf meandered throughout the yard, right next to our RV! We had so much fun watching them from our window. Note: If you're a large RV (fifth wheel or big A) navigating through town may be a challenge. It's a small historic town with small, winding streets.


June 2019

Generous, outgoing, and very accommodating

We truly felt welcome and his property is gorgeous! they went above and beyond with hospitality and were very accommodating. I would definitely consider coming back and we highly recommend!!