A dilapidated mining cabin in Animas Forks, one of several ghost towns seen along Colorado's Alpine Loop
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The Alpine Loop is not your leisurely Sunday-morning drive.
The National Backcountry Byway—with two passes rising more than 12,600 feet, rugged and remote four-wheel-drive-only roads, verdant meadows teeming with wildflowers and ghost towns galore—is an ideal opportunity to get...
July 27 2015, 3:25 PM
Place: CotopaxiUsage: Small town in central Colorado (according to the 2010 Census, 47 people were living there)Shares a Name With: Active volcano in EcuadorPronunciation: K-oh-toe-pax-ie (not k-oh-toe-pah-x-ie)Expert: “People mispronounce the name all the time. It happens a lot...
February 24 2014, 8:30 AM