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Mount Evans Wilderness: High Altitude, High Adventure

By on August 1, 2011

At 14,264 feet, Mount Evans is one of Colorado’s most well-known peaks and is part of the vast Mount Evans Wilderness, whose boundaries start about 35 miles west of…

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Scenic Byways

Scenic Byway: Mount Evans

By on September 28, 2010

Chilling winds whistle as byway travelers leave the comfort of their cars to scale the final 130 vertical feet to the summit of Mount Evans. The trail zigs and…

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Gold Digger: Inside the Phoenix Gold Mine

By on September 14, 2009

Deep beneath the earth, in the dim, cool tunnels of The Phoenix Gold Mine, you can still see veins of gold-streaked ore, bright metallic flecks that speckle the rock….

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