Hike into history Winter tour to visit former mining sites, ghost towns By JUSTIN CRIADO, Associate Editor, The Watch Don Paulson brings books to life. No, he’s not a magician or some type of “Pagemaster” practitioner. Paulson — curator of … Continue reading
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The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership partnered with the Ouray Historical Society to lead a snowshoe tour up to Yankee Girl Mine on Red Mountain in February 2016. Local historian and author Don Paulson was our knowledgeable guide. Here’s a selection of … Continue reading
Winter mining tour explores high-country history Ski/snowshoe tour is Jan. 30, south of Ouray By STEPHEN ELLIOTT, Staff Reporter When many of the mines of Ouray County and the San Juan Mountains were still in operation, hardy miners often spent months enduring not only the harsh conditions … Continue reading
Thank you to two area news publications, the Delta County Independent and The Source, for sharing UWP’s media release about our winter mining district tour. Read the release in their newspapers at: The Source, January 2016: Historian Leads Red Mountain… … Continue reading