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Alva B. Adams Tunnel

Added by yongli on 06/12/2015 - 15:35, last changed on 05/07/2020 - 11:06
Beneath the glacier -carved peaks and valleys of Rocky Mountain National Park , below the alpine lakes and rushing streams, a concrete-lined tunnel belies the illusion of a pristine wilderness. In 1944, the two ends of the Alva B. Adams Tunnel were connected with a blast of dynamite, creating the...

Great Divide

Added by yongli on 01/15/2020 - 13:44, last changed on 07/04/2020 - 01:07
The beautiful and imposing mountain scenery of Colorado’s Great Divide has led to the common belief that the state is home to a singular “Continental Divide.” The divide in Colorado, however, is only a piece of the larger Great Divide, a geologic crest that runs from Alaska through South America...

Trail Ridge Road

Added by yongli on 05/22/2018 - 15:50, last changed on 04/17/2020 - 08:19
Trail Ridge Road snakes roughly fifty miles across Rocky Mountain National Park , from Estes Park to Grand Lake . Planned and built from about 1929 to 1938, the road provided a safer route across the Continental Divide for the park’s growing number of visitors. Trail Ridge Road reaches an elevation...
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