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Mountain Air

There is something about the mountain air that brings my blood pressure down, it is so relaxing!!

Aaron and I spent last weekend hiking and hanging out in Telluride. SO BEAUTIFUL! Everywhere you look are stunning views.

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As a Denver girl, I spend a lot of time in the Front Range and Summit County, which I love. I honestly thought all of the Rocky Mountains looked similar. The San Juan range in southwest Colorado are much steeper, coupled with mesas, bluffs, and cliffs. So different, and beautiful in their own way.

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What I appreciated most about Telluride, beyond the breathtaking views, is the town’s intense intent on maintaining the integrity of the town’s look and feel.  In 1964 the core town of Telluride was put on the National Historic Landmark District registry. An honor the town takes very seriously. Their architecture, traditional design, open space, and small mountain town feel are all very much intact.  The valley floor open space as you approach Telluride will always remain, leaving little room for expansion, and therefore limiting real estate for a fortunate few. The town has done a great job to maintain their small scale, everything is walkable, and pedestrian friendly.  I think the best decision to keep cars out, is the free gondola connecting Telluride to Mountain Village (at the top of Telluride Ski Resort).  The Green Gondola Project transports the public between the two towns saving an average of 2 million cars a year from driving the 8 mile trip, and cuts travel time to a matter of minutes. And of course the ride is stunning!

Aaron and I had an awesome time! And of course, cannot wait to get back. Also, a big thank you to Hotel Madeline for hosting us!

MUCH LOVE!

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more about our trip can be found on my personal blog Rewired Life.