Marble is a tiny town truly off the beaten track and at the end of the road. The town’s claim to fame may be the largest single piece of marble ever quarried, but it can also claim some darn good BBQ. My buddy Darrel and I went to Marble to hike up to the famous … Continue reading
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The “Marblelous” Town of Marble
The Colorado town’s claim to fame is the largest single piece of marble ever quarried was from here. The 100-ton block created the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and marble from the local quarries was used in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. While silver and gold were found in surrounding mountains, the town’s economy … Continue reading
Precariously perched on a rock outcropping on the Crystal River is a mining powerhouse dating back to 1893. Crystal Mill is one of the most iconic photographed spots in Colorado. The picturesque place had eluded me for years, partly because it has to be your destination. It’s between Glenwood Springs and Crested Butte. The closest town … Continue reading
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