National Geographic : 1932 Jul
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE A MOUNTAIN OF STONE AND ITS AQUEOUS SCULPTOR The Colorado, near Grand Junction, is still only a stripling river; but even there it has carved lofty cliffs, as if in practice for its mightier work in the Grand Canyon. The great hills of west central Colorado, cut from horizontal rock beds, contrast sharply with the folded granite Rockies to the east. JULY SEES WINTER SPORT IN THE HIGH ROCKIES From Denver, Colorado Springs, Pueblo and many other cities of the plains, modern moun taineers in automobiles can drive in a few hours over excellent highways to the region of summer snow fields. Each weekend the mountains draw throngs of summer students from the University of Colorado, whose campus at Boulder is in the shadow of the Rockies.