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Youth in conservation

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn “You were a Park Ranger?  My son wants to become a Park Ranger, can you talk with him?” Such is the conversation I’m having with a woman I met on the trail last summer in the Indian Peaks Wilderness.  It’s a common question I get when…

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What is the traction law?

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As I slowly proceeded west on Interstate 70, signs flashed overhead.  Amidst the flying snowflakes, flashing yellow words warned motorists, “Passenger Traction Law in Effect”.  I racked my brain to figure out what this meant.  Since I was driving my Subaru Forester with snow tires, I…

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Buying the right mountain car

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Glancing at the odometer, I saw it click over to 207,000 miles.  The car still seemed to be running ok, with just a slight oil leak requiring a quart of oil in between oil changes.  Still, I’d seen some specials online for some pretty good deals,…

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A bull in the palace

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn When you think of the wild west, you think of cowboys, horses, rodeos and big, wide open spaces.  So it’s no surprise that one of the biggest draws in Denver during the winter is none other than the National Western Stock Show. The Stock show features…

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