At 12,965 feet, Mt. Sopris towers over the Roaring Fork and Crystal River valleys and the nearby towns of Redstone, Carbondale, and Basalt. The mountain is named for Richard Sopris, mayor of Denver from 1878 to 1881 and member of the first European party to explore the Roaring Fork Valley.
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April 15, 2015