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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A range of the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado rising to 4,402.1 m (14,433 ft) at Mount Elbert.

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Examples

  • This beautiful drive through the San Isabel National Forest will afford picturesque views of the Sawatch Range, which is home to several of Colorado's 14ers.

    TheDenverChannel.com - Local News

  • The ominous drone of the wind rivering over the Rockies blanked Carl's mind, and he stood gleaming in his armor on a ledge among the sharktooth crags of the Sawatch Range.

    In Other Worlds

  • Sure, the skiing will be fantastic and the fun with old clients will be festive, but the thing that I look forward to on the highest level is being immersed in the wilds of the Sawatch Range.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • Ranging from Colorado's highest mountain range - the Sawatch Range concentrated in Lake and

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • Second only to the Sawatch Range in concentration of the state's tallest peaks, the San Juan Range offers an entire season's worth of mountain climbing in relatively close proximity.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • Ranging from Colorado's highest mountain range -- the Sawatch Range concentrated in Lake and Chaffee counties -- to the technically challenging Sangre de Cristo Range spanning the New

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  • Deep in the Central Rocky Mountains of Colorado, surrounded by the Elk Mountains and the Sawatch Range, among twenty of the states 54 famous fourteeners, lies Aspen.

    Transworld Snowboarding

  • From there, he'll travel south down the Sawatch Range, then up through Breckenridge and on to peaks along the Front Range.

    Summit Daily News - Top Stories

  • For the next hour or so, the group flew low and slow over the valleys and peaks to the north and east of Aspen, passing over Reudi Reservoir and the Hunter Fryingpan Wilderness, the Sawatch Range and the Holy Cross Wilderness and the southern edge of the Gore Range.

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  • The last radar ping on the aircraft was at approximately 3: 30 p.m. near Lake Josephine in the Sawatch Range, according to the sheriff's office.

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