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  • Camp Hale Construction

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    Before the construction of Camp Hale, the Eagle River meandered through the Pando Valley north of Leadville.
    Camp Hale Construction
  • Camp Hale

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    The construction of Camp Hale transformed the Pando Valley with the addition of about 1,000 buildings and 15,000 troops.
    Camp Hale
  • Ski Practice at Camp Hale
  • Troops Parade at Camp Hale

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    The Tenth Mountain Division was known for its white uniforms, meant to camouflage the soldiers in winter conditions.
    Troops Parade at Camp Hale
  • Camp Hale Dismantled

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    After the Tenth Mountain Division left Camp Hale in late 1944, the camp’s buildings were dismantled and the materials sent to Fort Carson for reuse.
    Camp Hale Dismantled
  • Return to Nature

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    Since the army transferred Camp Hale to the White River National Forest in 1965, munitions cleanup and revegetation efforts have begun to return the Pando Valley to its prewar appearance.
    Return to Nature

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