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Recreation

Nature Recreation

Shooting? In the wilderness?

The Wilderness Act, signed into law in 1964, created the National Wilderness Preservation System and recognized wilderness as “an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain….an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its primeval…

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Recreation Weather/Climate

The In-between Season

“Are we still going to do our Fourteener hike?” Jack inquires of me. “I’m afraid that window has closed.  With the snow above 10,000 feet we’ve gotten the last two weeks, I don’t think we will be able to hike the high peaks until next summer.  Next year!” Snow covers…

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Recreation

Trip Report: Mt. Yale

Arriving at zero dark hundred, we pull into the barren parking lot, our headlights illuminating the one other car already there.  That in itself is an atypical start to a summit hike up one of Colorado’s 54 14,000-foot peaks.  But it is a Tuesday in September, and it did rain…

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Recreation

How not to become a story in tomorrow’s newspaper

The smiling face of the man caught my eye.  He looked happy.  Somebody’s son, husband, father.  The flyer looked tattered, and as I inspected it more closer, realized it had been up for several months.  MISSING in big block letters screamed out from the top.  The face in the photo…

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