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Prepping for the Big Peaks

As a Park Ranger working at Rocky Mountain National Park, I was often asked about Longs Peak. “What can I do to get ready to hike Longs Peak?” “Well, you might try testing yourself on a smaller peak to see how you do.  Something like Twin Sisters, or Flattop Mountain.”…

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Cell Service in Boulder Canyon?

During the last few months of surviving road construction, a few things have provided a bit of comic relief.  None, more so than waiting at a stoplight in the canyon and reading the sign posted at said stoplight. “If signals are flashing, contact 970-260-8719” I literally had a LOL moment…

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