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How hot is it in Unaweep

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1800Doctorb · · GJ, CO · Joined Mar 2013 · Points: 0

when it is 100+ in GJ? I know it'll still be hot, just wondering how hot.


Eric Carlos · · Chattanooga, TN · Joined Aug 2008 · Points: 40

100+ in GJ, 85+ at least in Unaweep, probably more.

Nick Reecy · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Apr 2011 · Points: 32,910

It's a simplified view, but 1,000 feet of elevation change equals 3.5 degree F change in temperature.

I think that Unaweep at it's highest elevation, is somewhere between 2,000-3,000 feet higher than the Grand Valley.

I'll let you work the math. But if it's hot in GJ, it's likely hot up there too. Early mornings and shade are actually very nice though.

grog m aka Greg McKee · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Aug 2012 · Points: 70

Unaweep is locals only. You can climb on the monument or rifle if you want.

1800Doctorb · · GJ, CO · Joined Mar 2013 · Points: 0

Thanks, just checking my thoughts against others'

Whats rifle?

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