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Recreation

Wilderness First Aid

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The woman lay wrapped up in tin foil, like a hot dog crinkled up in a wrapper.  Only the slightest green tinge of her sleeping bag appeared at the top of the mylar blanket enveloping her.  Her head poked out the top, as rope criss-crossed down…

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Lost Lake

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn If I said we went for a hike to Lost Lake here in Colorado, your next question might very well be: Which one? Turns out there are at least seven different Lost Lakes around the state, including one here near Nederland.  But then that’s nothing compared…

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Recreation Weather/Climate

Finding the elusive snow stake!

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The trees were grouped tightly together, so we made one swooping turn followed by another, using the trees as slalom gates.  We weren’t quite sure where we were going. Suddenly, we spied a ski patroller ahead in a clearing.  What was this?  Some sort of equipment was…

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The battle of the ski passes

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Epic Pass look out, there’s a new player in town.  The Ikon Pass has arrived. The biggest revenue generator to Colorado’s economy is tourism.  And a huge part of that revenue is generated in the wintertime through Colorado’s ski industry, with an estimated 5 billion dollars…

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