This well-illustrated publication discusses how the northwestern San Juan Mountains and the rich ore bodies they contain formed and describes the historic mining districts of the area. It provides point-by-point descriptions of the mines, rocks, and other features along the roads and jeep trails that provide access to the mountains.
Geologist George E. Moore
Road Log Locations
14 Road Logs
21 Topographic Route Maps
Over 100 Color Illustrations and Photographs
Available by mail from the Ouray County Historical Society
List Price: $34.95
Mines, Mountain Roads, and Rocks is also available in a number of the retail establishments, by phone from Ouray Bookshop in Ouray, the Ouray County Museum, and jeep tour and rental businesses in Ouray, Colorado.