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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 via 14,000-foot-high peaks with glowing mountain-fed streams, and either dominate the Gunnison nation, a special wasteland overlaying over 4,000 sq. miles. starting over four hundred years in the past, local american citizens, fur investors, explorers, miners, railroaders, and cattlemen all made a spot for themselves within the region. this present day Gunnison, Crested Butte, and the Gunnison kingdom stay remoted and tranquil. game, tourism, and farm animals ranching now reign splendid as Gunnison and Crested Butte try and look after their fairly Western heritage.

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