Vail Daily column: Shrine Pass: A ride through history

By Edward Stoner

The gently rolling 10.8 miles of Shrine Pass Road are graced daily by bikers, hikers, jeepers, four-wheelers and hunters. Even in the winter, its rolling hills and dales are dotted daily by cross country skiers, hikers on snowshoe and snowmobilers. Shrine Pass is a favorite among locals and visitors alike, with its rushing creeks, luxurious carpets of wildflowers, and miles of side roads that can take you to some of the highest ridges with the most magnificent views. My friends and family who live in Red Cliff consider Shrine Pass to be an alternate route home from Denver. Shortcutting the …

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