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Jay Lake
Date: 2012-02-27 05:35
Subject: [photos] Visiting Monarch Pass, Colorado
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Saturday we drove up to Monarch Pass in the Gunnison National Forest. Cold but fun.

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Me at the Continental Divide

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My aunt and her sweetie

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My mom and my aunt

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A ski-ready dog we met in the parking lot at the top of the pass

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The visitors' center, apparently closed for the season

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The funicular, likewise closed

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An old mine head in the pass

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Another view of same

Photos © 2012, M. Bryant and Joseph E. Lake, Jr.

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joycemocha
User: joycemocha
Date: 2012-02-27 14:08 (UTC)
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Hmm. Wonder if those mine heads were the Reynolds silver mines?

Thanks for sharing.
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2012-02-27 14:10 (UTC)
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If I'd had the brains to tote along my 300mm lens, we'd have had more to share of those mine heads.
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Clint Harris
User: wendigomountain
Date: 2012-02-27 15:43 (UTC)
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Jay, in Colorado, we have these things to help with the temps of February. They're called pants. ;)
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Jay Lake: signs-do_not_lick
User: jaylake
Date: 2012-02-27 16:08 (UTC)
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What are these 'pants' you speak of?
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Lisa Costello
User: radiantlisa
Date: 2012-02-27 17:44 (UTC)
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I was wondering if your knees were cold ... :)
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2012-02-27 17:56 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Not really. I have *great* lower body circulation, apparently.
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Lisa Costello
User: radiantlisa
Date: 2012-02-27 18:29 (UTC)
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Impressive.
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mlerules: MLE
User: mlerules
Date: 2012-02-27 17:51 (UTC)
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Nice pics!
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Lupa
User: lupagreenwolf
Date: 2012-02-27 18:44 (UTC)
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...adding this to my list of places to visit!

Also adding "cute dog wearing hiking gear" to my list of critters to get.
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2012-02-27 19:01 (UTC)
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It's about 12,000 feet. Bring your lungs!
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