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The Drive Up to Bridal Veil Falls, Telluride
Everyone who visits Telluride stares up at Bridal Veil Falls, and wonders at that delicately-balanced power plant that’s perched on the edge of the mountain, at the brink of the falls. But guess what? With a high-clearance vehicle, you can drive up there, and enjoy a remarkable view of the valley and the town. This adventure begins at the historic Pandora Mill. An aerial tramway once delivered loads of ore from the mines in the hills above. Mining began in the area in the 1870’s and continued until 1978, when the mill finally shut down. In its heyday, it produced …