Virtual Guidebook to Western Colorado
Grand Mesa
Grand Mesa National Forest Colorado


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Pastureland on the high northern slope of Grand Mesa

(July 6, 2007)


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Mesa Lake just below the north rim of the mesa

(July 7, 2007)


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Alpine wldflowers on the mesa top

(July 7, 2007)


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Shallow ponds used to store irrigation water dot the summit of Grand Mesa

(July 7, 2007)


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Mountain meadows and tarns on Grand Mesa, over 10,000 feet elevation

(July 7, 2007)


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Groves of Engelmann spruce and quaking aspen alternate with meadows on the mesa top

(July 7, 2007)


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The abrupt western edge of Grand Mesa

(July 7, 2007)


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The amazing CCC-built Lands End Road switchbacks 5000 feet down to Highway 50

(July 7, 2007)


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Lands End Lookout, another Civilian Conservation Corps project

(July 7, 2007)


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The view from Lands End over the Gunnison River Valley, with Grand Junction in the distance

(July 7, 2007)


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