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Ravines of Copper

(Divisadero MX)Copper Canyon is locally called Barrancas del Cobre, meaning Ravines of the Copper. The mention of copper refers to the color of the cliffs, not mining operations. The deep and rugged canyons were impressive as they stretched along the Río Urique below. Ravines of Copper – View into Canyons A point of interest were […]

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Lake San Cristobal

San Juan Mountains

(Lake City to Horca CO) I spent the summer in the San Juan Moutains of southern Colorado. Many places were visited briefly; yet I didn’t have enough to say about each. So, this post shows photos of some spots that I thought were interesting. Going south from Lake City, then turning onto Upper Lake Fork […]

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Colorado Natl Monument

Colorado Monument

(Fruita to Grand Junction CO) A place I wanted to visit, for a long time, was the Colorado National Monument. The Visitor Center explained the terrain, the geology, how the road was built, and the features of the park. The drive in was a rather steep incline with several switchbacks, rising over 2,000 feet above […]

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