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 state highway in Colorado (Cottonwood Pass is the highest paved passed). My friend Lisa and I left Denver on our road trip and stopped … Continue reading
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A Peaceful “Rocky Mountain High” in the John Denver Sanctuary in Aspen
The scenic open space of John Denver Sanctuary is a fitting tribute to the singer famous for “Rocky Mountain High” and other songs written about the allure of the Rocky Mountains. Prior to his death in a private plane crash in 1997, Aspen was his home for many years. “Starwood in Aspen” showcases his love … Continue reading
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