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[cdt-l] two questions about Colorado

A couple of odd questions came to mind after rereading part of my journal:

Did they ever build the trail from Jones Pass over to Greys Peak?  They were 
talking about doing that, but two years ago, the trail only went as far as 
Jones Pass.  After that there wasn't even an obvious cross country route. 
Most thruhikers are likely to do the trail into Silverthorne - much shorter 
and less roadwalking for one thing - but I was wondering what ever happened 
to the planned route.

Second - after designating the odd 30 mile loop into RMNP, I read that they 
were reconsidering the route (again, it's not one that most thruhikers are 
likely to take, but it's probably a nice weekend trip.)  So, whatever 
happened?  Did they decide on a new route through or around the park?  The 
trail up on the Divide near Bowen Pass was really nice, but the jeep roads 
down off the Divide were really a mess and it would be good to replace them 
with real trail.  Anyone know?


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