Sentence Examples


  • The elevation is too high for timber and it's far too remote for any development—there are thousands of acres in the San Juans far more suitable.
  • They began the arduous climb, puffing in the high elevation for ten minutes until the trail leveled and opened to their left.
  • While the walk was less than a half-mile, Ouray's 7,800-foot elevation and the uphill rise caused Dean to quicken his breathing—one more reminder to get in shape.
  • The town of Ouray rests at the boxed-in end of the narrowing Uncompahgre Valley, which spreads from the towering San Juan Mountains in roughly a northwest direction, dropping elevation as the valley gradually widens.
  • With the town's elevation near eight thousand feet, plenty of snow was to be expected.

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