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Cottonwood Pass

This photo was taken just to the east of Cottonwood Pass in Colorado, along Gunnison County Road 209. Cottonwood Pass’ elevation is 12,126 feet and is part of the Continental Divide. 42 more words


Why do I climb mountains?

It starts with a decision to go on a trip. You start by figuring where…for purposes of this conversation, we’ll pretend it’s the Sierras. You do some research, you find your route, and then you work to sell the trip to your friends. 2,119 more words


Daily Distraction: Cottonwood Pass

Cottonwood Pass, CO

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Daily Distraction

CO Tour Day 9: Las Cosas Se Arreglan: Cottonwood Pass and a Broken Crankarm

“Las cosas se arreglan. La gente no.” Things can be fixed. People can’t. Someone I used to work with told me that, after I had been in a fender bender. 396 more words

Bike Touring

New on 500px : Cottonwood Pass and the Milky Way by larsleber by larsleber

This was taken from the top of Cottonwood Pass on 05/31/2014. I really wanted a car to light up the road for this photo but nobody traveled up the pass this late. 26 more words

Collegiates Three Day Loop

I wake up at what becomes our typical morning rise – 5:30am.  Mike is already up and packing his gear.  He’s fresh and ready for another day.  575 more words

Colorado Trail

7.1.14 - trail pass and cottonwood pass loop

I have an awesome job. However, with any job, there are those moments where one’s skin starts to wear thin and a break is necessary. It’s been a long time since I had a vacation and I needed to just get away for a day. 577 more words