Four Nights in Aspen, Colorado: Hiking, Ghost Towns and Mining History
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Four Nights in Aspen, Colorado: Hiking, Ghost Towns and Mining History

Driving Independence Pass on a summer or fall road trip from Denver to Aspen is a must.  Summit elevation on the Continental Divide is 12,095 feet making it the highest paved passed in Colorado.  My friend Lisa and I left Denver on our road trip and stopped in Leadville for a late lunch.  We stopped … Continue reading

Independence Ghost Town
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Independence Ghost Town

There’s a ghost town in Colorado that draws me in every time I drive by.  It’s Independence Ghost Town.  It’s almost as if an old miner is sitting on a porch of one of the buildings calling to me to come stay awhile and hear his stories.  A little eerie, yes, but as you explore … Continue reading