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Section 2 of "A Glossary of Vail Valley Names" focuses on Bachelor Gulch, aptly named for the pioneer bachelors that originally settled there around 1900. Many had previously mined in the area, but with the advent of the Homestead Act, the men that settled at Bachelor Gulch wanted their own land. Vail Associates purchased the land and in 1993, real estate development began. What's in a name? The Simontons link the rich heritage of Eagle County...