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By Duane Vandenbusche

The Western Slope cities of Gunnison and Crested Butte are outlined by way of their placement within the Colorado Rockies. either can be found in alpine valleys surrounded by means of 14,000-foot-high peaks with glowing mountain-fed streams, and either dominate the Gunnison nation, a special desolate tract masking over 4,000 sq. miles. starting over four hundred years in the past, local americans, fur investors, explorers, miners, railroaders, and cattlemen all made a spot for themselves within the sector. this present day Gunnison, Crested Butte, and the Gunnison kingdom stay remoted and tranquil. game, tourism, and livestock ranching now reign splendid as Gunnison and Crested Butte try to look after their tremendously Western heritage.

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