On the Hill: Scenic train ride in Leadville
Ryan Summerlin July 15, 2013
Today’s activity: Scenic train ride.
Conditions: With so much beauty to explore in Colorado, the Vail Valley is a great place to begin a scenic adventure as it has one of only 120 of America’s Scenic Byways running through it. Highway 24 will take you through Minturn, Gilman, Red Cliff, Camp Hale and finally to Leadville, where you can take a scenic ride on the Southern Railway high above Camp Hale en route to the now abandoned Climax Mine.
Today’s weather: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 59. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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