The Westword 2014 Latest Word Bucket List: #15-6

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What are the hundred things everyone should do in Colorado before they die?

We posed this question to our writers and editors, and over the next week, we'll be rolling out their answers across our blogs.

We shared Denver Bucket List picks 25-16 last week. Next up are 15-6.

Count them down here, and check back on January 16 for the full list.

15. Watch a Rockies game from the Purple Row

Visit Coors Field with an out-of-towner and you'll inevitably be asked about the purple row -- the one that's said to be precisely a mile above sea level. But while that's an interesting factoid, there's something else great about these seats: Even though they're hardly at field level, the best of them offer an absolutely spectacular view of Denver and the mountains beyond.

14. Drive over Trail Ridge Road

Open only when the weather's warm enough to melt the snow that normally blankets it, the stretch of U.S. Highway 34 known as Trail Ridge Road reaches a maximum elevation of 12,183 feet, making it the highest continuous paved road in America. Drivers who take it across Rocky Mountain National Park traverse forests and mountain passes as they weave back and forth across the treeline.

Continue to keep counting down the Westword 2014 Denver Bucket List.

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Jeff Hulsing
Jeff Hulsing

Watch the chiefs beat the broncos at Sports Authority. Since the Broncos fans didn't want to call it Mile high Stadium anymore, I won't either

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