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It’s a Cyclist’s World

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn As I drove up Foothills Parkway, traffic slowed to a crawl.  The culprit?  A pack of cyclists.  Which logically makes no sense.  There’s a substantial bike lane on Route 36 several feet wide that more than accommodates a cyclist without infringing on the flow of traffic. …

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Hike of the Week: Twin Sisters

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn “What’s a good early summer summit hike I can do?” When I worked as a Park Ranger at Rocky Mountain National Park, visitors frequently asked this question.  Many of the popular peaks within the park can be snow packed until Fourth of July, which can be…

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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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