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Recreation

BolderBoulder: A Different Perspective

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As I approached Barker Park, a group of 20 people or so gathered around.  Only for the BolderBoulder would a group be gathered at 6 a.m. in this location.  A woman with a ball cap shouted directions: “Make sure you check in and get your t-shirt…

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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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