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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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Medicine Bow NF-Snowy Range

Snowy Range

(nr Centennial WY) Part of the Medicine Bow Mountains, the Snowy Range, is known for its high peaks with year-round snow, many alpine lakes, camping, hiking, and skiing. Snowy Range Pass was at 10,889ft, with surrounding peaks in the 12,000ft range. It sounded like my kind of place. Boondocked on Fallen Pines Rd at 9,820ft […]

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