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Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP

Black Canyon – South Rim

(Lujane CO) Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park-South Rim featured a very deep and narrow canyon cut by the Gunnison River. There was a scenic drive along the south rim, with pull-outs and paths to overlooks into the canyon. Cliffs and rock formations of great variety made for some really spectacular scenes. The views […]

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP

Black Canyon – Trails

(Lujane CO) While at the South Rim of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, I hiked two trails. One followed the rim of the canyon, and the other went to the high point overlooking the river. Both were pretty easy, with good views, and not too long. Rim Rock Trail From the campground […]

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Rocky Mountain NP-W, Never Summer Mountains

Rocky Mountain – Alpine

(Grand Lake CO) A visit to Rocky Mountain National Park would not be complete with out venturing into the high peaks. I hadn’t planned to drive up the mountain to Alpine Visitor Center. However, there was a possibility I might see some Bighorn sheep, so up I went. Ascending part way, I stopped at the […]

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