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Monarch Pass, Colorado - April 28, 2004

US 50 crosses the main spine of the Rockies through Monarch Pass.


Starting the climb. [2048x1536]

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Getting up to more snow. [2048x1536]

A ski area is always a good sign. [2048x1536]

It looks like they could easily still be open. [2048x1536]

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View back toward the east from the Monarch Ski Area parking lot. [2048x1536]

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It's a little chilly but really not bad up here. The temperature was in the upper 70's at lower elevations.

At the top of the pass, the GPS reads 11324.

Still a good snowpack at the top of the pass. [2048x1536]

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Snow plows are more like giant snow throwers in snow country. [2048x1536]

On the way down the west side of the pass. [2048x1536]

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E-mail domain: teresco.org, username: terescoj - Wed Apr 28 22:23:53 MDT 2004

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