Around Gunnison and Crested Butte (Images of America) by Duane Vandenbusche

By Duane Vandenbusche

The Western Slope cities of Gunnison and Crested Butte are outlined by means of their placement within the Colorado Rockies. either can be found in alpine valleys surrounded by way of 14,000-foot-high peaks with glowing mountain-fed streams, and either dominate the Gunnison state, a special desert overlaying 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 quarter. this day Gunnison, Crested Butte, and the Gunnison kingdom stay remoted and tranquil. game, tourism, and farm animals ranching now reign excellent as Gunnison and Crested Butte try to defend their noticeably Western heritage.

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