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Mountain biking Colorado"s historic mining districts

by Laura Rossetter

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Published by Fulcrum Pub. in Golden, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colorado
    • Subjects:
    • All terrain cycling -- Colorado -- Guidebooks,
    • Bicycle touring -- Colorado -- Guidebooks,
    • Colorado -- Guidebooks

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 158-159).

      StatementLaura Rossetter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1045.5.C6 R67 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 159 p. :
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1898504M
      ISBN 101555910904
      LC Control Number90085222
      OCLC/WorldCa22763333

      Areal Geology Creede Mining District Silver Camp Book. Price $ Add To Cart Aspen History Silver Mining Town Colorado Geology Book. Price $ Out of stock Bancroft's History of Colorado Mining Book. Price $ Add To Cart.   Thousands of miles of world-class trails and jaw-dropping scenery make Colorado a mountain biking paradise. With coverage of all the best rides in the state - from crazy descents of jagged peaks to quick afternoon rides for the whole family - The Mountain Biker's Guide to Colorado makes it easy to plan your next s:

      Elk Mountain Lodge B & B in the heart of Crested Butte, Colorado. Photo courtesy of Elk Mountain Lodge History of Elk Mountain Lodge. If you like historic inns as much as I do, you will love Elk Mountain Lodge, a delightful early 20th-century former boarding house in Crested Butte, Colorado.. Gold and silver mining brought miners to the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado, incorporating the. Ouray - A National Historic District since , this former mining town is full of natural wonders, including the spectacular Box Canyon Falls, natural hot springs pool and vapor caves. Ridgeway - "Gateway to the San Juan Mountains", Ridgway is a small community along the San Juan Skyway about 38 miles northwest of Telluride.

      The Red Mountain Project was launched in in an effort to preserve threatened historic landscapes and structures along the San Juan Skyway and in and around Red Mountain Pass. Dating back to , this scenic, National Register designated mining district covplus acres and has more than two million visitors each year. Pike & San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron & Comanche National Grasslands. Kachina Drive Pueblo, CO () TTY: ()


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The town’s historic district is one of the largest in the state and is a defining element of Breck’s identity. Breckenridge was originally a mining town that provided services for the very productive mining district that surrounded it.

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