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Goblins of the Bristlecone Pine Black and White 1

Hell's Hole Trail near Idaho Springs

An area of bristlecone pines stands as sentinels - watchers of the way up to a ridge off of the Hell’s Hole Trailhead. From the ridge, both Sugarloaf and Gray Wolf Mountain (13ers) are accessible. Photo © copyright by Rob Greebon.