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  • Imogene Pass

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    Imogene Pass (el. 3997 m./13,114 ft.) is the 2nd highest pass in Colorado, which connects Ouray with Telluride. The road is accessible by 4x4 vehicles but is highly recommended to take a jeep tour either from Ouray or Silverton because the road is strenuous and dangerous.
    Imogene Pass
  • Four-wheeling on Imogene Pass

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    Imogene Pass is classified as Class 4, very difficult, four-wheel drive trails. The scenery to the pass is absolutely amazing but It is highly recommended to take a jeep tour either from Ouray or Telluride, Colorado.
    Four-wheeling on Imogene Pass
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References: 

‘Extremely Difficult Logistics’ in Future of Historic Site,” Telluride Daily Planet, July 16, 2009.

Andrew Gulliford, “Fort Peabody’s Machine Gun Nest: Labor’s Legacy at 13,000 Feet,” Telluride Daily Planet, December 24, 2009.

Katie Klingsporn, “A Historic Rehabilitation at 13,000 Feet,”  Telluride Daily Planet, November 7, 2010.

MaryJoy Martin, The Corpse on Boomerang Road: Telluride’s War on Labor, 1899–1908 (Montrose, CO: Western Reflections, 2004).

MaryJoy Martin, “Fort Peabody,” National Register of Historic Places Registration Form (August 1, 2004).

Additional Information: 

Duane A. Smith, Song of the Hammer and Drill: The Colorado San Juans, 1860–1914 (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2000).

George G. Suggs, Jr., Colorado’s War on Militant Unionism: James H. Peabody and the Western Federation of Miners (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1972).

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