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Old 01-19-2007, 05:05 PM
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Smelter Mountain 1.19.07 Durango, CO.

a friend came along after classes today to drive up Smelter Mountain with me which is right above Durango, CO. it is not a challenging road but the recent snow and steep, ice covered hills made it interesting. we passed through an open gate and went all the way to the very top where the radio towers are. im not sure this gate is always open but when we got to the top we saw some guys working and we just told them we were taking pictures and they didnt seem to mind and were friendly. nothing challenging but a lot of fun and some great views. enjoy.










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Old 01-19-2007, 05:11 PM
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this last one is my favorite.
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Old 01-19-2007, 05:18 PM
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You must be a graffiti fan, huh? LOL

Be sure to check out www.cottora.org to meet some great 'wheeling folks!
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Old 01-19-2007, 05:25 PM
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i think it is a really cool and skilled artform but it is done in the wrong areas. i dont do it personally but i think it is pretty neat, just a shame it is done in a vandalizing way.
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I love Durango. Great little town - you're lucky to be living there. Nice pics too.
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What a view, awesome pics. Hope everyone dealing with the ice and snowstorms is safe out there.
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Nice Pics,

I really like the one where you can see the Twin Buttes in front of Silver Mtn in the Laplata's.

I grew up in Durango and did a lot of wheeling at Horse Gulch, Test Track, Perins Peak and the Laplata's before they started closing things off.

Brings back good memories!
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Sweeeeeet. less the graffiti. Thanks for sharing.
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I was at FLC for my freshman year in 86/87 and lived in the Centennial apt's. Which direction is Smelter Mtn.?
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Originally Posted by Bluedog View Post
I was at FLC for my freshman year in 86/87 and lived in the Centennial apt's. Which direction is Smelter Mtn.?
smelter is west from the centerial apts. it has towers on it, right across the river on the southers edge of downtown. thats cool that you were a freshman when i was born. im a freshman. how did you like it?
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