The Watch features winter mining district tour

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 of their chosen profession but also the bitter cold and deep snow of southwestern Colorado’s high country.


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Winter mine tour!