Rocky Mountains

Longest Mountain Chain

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U.S. Postal Commemorative, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

St. Louis, Missouri

The Rocky Mountains stretch more than 2,000 miles through several western states.  Among the most spectacular ranges in the chain are Sawatch of Colorado — home to Mount Elberts, the highest peak in the Rockies at 14,433 feet — and the Tetons of Wyoming.

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Image courtesy of Ed Hunt, GVCC.  The Rocky Mountains photo was taken north of Dolores, Colorado, in July, 2012.

Image to right courtesy of Bob Martin.  While camping in Western Colorado, this photo was taken on a day trip to the little town of Marble. This was taken on the 2nd of June before the snow had melted to much.