Lovely Leadville

At an elevation of 10,430 feet, Leadville, Colorado is the highest incorporated city in North America. Nestled between the Swatch Mountains and the Tenmile Mountain ranges, Leadville is a lovely small town that was founded during a silver mining boom. Its 70-square block downtown is a National Historic District that features iconic Victorian era architecture. … Continue reading Lovely Leadville

“Up on Cripple Creek” in Colorado

Celia and I left Great Sand Dunes National Park and headed higher up into the mountains to Cripple Creek, Colorado, elevation 9,494 ft. (2,894 m). This high-elevation town is west of the famous Pikes Peak and Colorado Springs. I have family that owns some land there and they had invited us to visit. The views … Continue reading “Up on Cripple Creek” in Colorado