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Hugging the Divide

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Departing Leadeville's Lake County Airport (KLXV). Highest airport in North America (9,934 ft).

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Crossing the continental divide for the first time at Freemont Pass (11,318 ft). Climax modybdenum mine.

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Joining I-70 at Copper Mountain.

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Following I-70 eastbound. Dillon Reservoir.

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Crossing the divide for the second time. I-70 disappears into Eisenhower Tunnel (11,158 ft).

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I-70 reappears 1.7 miles later, just after the divide.

EisenhowerTunnel2.jpg

 

Torrey's Peak (14,267 ft) in the distance.

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Leaving I-70 and turning west at Empire for Berthoud Pass.

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Crossing the divide again at Berthoud Pass (11,307 ft)

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Approaching Granby (KGNB). Rocky Mountain National Park in the distance.

ApproachingGNB.jpg

Thanks for watching!

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Gottfried

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Beautiful day for flying! Thanks for sharing. :cool:


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A really nice set of photos.

Been a fan of your BlueSky photo scenery for years. Thanks for still making it available to bring some very realistic scenery into our sims.


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Really outstanding photo-scenery and great narrative! Thank you.

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