Colorado’s Chimney Peak appeared in first ‘True Grit’
Chimney Peak (aka Chimney Rock), near Ridgway, Colo., shown in my previous post, was the backdrop for the famous shootout scene in the original True Grit (1969). Much of the film was shot in this part of Colorado. In this video about the movie’s locations, Chimney Peak can be seen in the opening and again beginning at 6:22:
This location should not be confused with the archeological site near Durango, Colo., that was designated Chimney Rock National Monument in 2012.