Colorado Sister Trip                  Continental Divide                      

The Continental Divide is at an elevation of 12095 feet above sea level The air was thin, but the view, spectacular. The pass crosses the ridge of the Sawatch Range between Aspen and Leadville, on the border between Pitkin and Lake counties Independence Pass has some of Colorado's finest alpine views.
continental divide- a beautiful imaginary geographic line
the skies were nearly as beautiful as the mountains
The road is narrow and steep with a 6.5% gradient, including tight switchbacks on each approach. Sections of the pass have a speed limit of 25 mph, with advisory limits on some switchbacks as low as 10 mph.

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