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4x4 Adventures: Wildflowers, Wildlife, Western Heritage
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Wildflowers and Waterfalls - San Juan Mining History - Wildlife.
Please stay on marked trails. Take only pictures; do NOT pick the wildflowers. Don’t feed the animals (people food can kill them) and don’t get to close. Remember they are “wild” animals, not pets. Leave nothing behind, especially not trash or footprints in the wildflowers. And please remember, alcohol and altitude do not mix, especially if you add ATV to the equasion. Do your drinking after you come back in from the trails!
Top: Jeeps caravan above Telluride on Black Bear Pass, one of two trails forbidden to rental jeeps. © James Burke
Middle right: Poughkeepsie Gulch, the other "forbidden" trail to rentals. © Don Porter
Middle left: Mountain Lion. © Brian Jacobs
Row of three photos: Silver Summit rental Jeep in flowers (left) and mine relic (right) ©Kathryn R. Burke;
Tour jeeps at Corkscrew Gulch, Courtesy Switzerland of America Tours.
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