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Jasper Lake

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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A Miner’s Legacy

I walk around the lake’s rim, taking in all that alpine beauty.  Then I notice it.  It’s a chair.  A chair made of dead wood and rocks to make a seat to enjoy this piece of serenity high up in the Indian Peaks Wilderness.  I sit, gazing upon the peaks,…

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