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Rocky Mountain National Park

Recreation

Quotas for Wilderness?

What is wilderness? When I think of wilderness, I think of rugged natural settings, primeval forests, wildlife and most of all serenity. Wilderness is an escape from civilization and the bustle of every day life. I still remember the first time I climbed Pawnee Pass. It felt like the I…

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Recreation

Off the Beaten Path

When I think of summer in Colorado, I think of hiking. I think of jagged peaks, icy blue alpine lakes, and cascading waterfalls. I think of the smell of pine and fir, elk with velvety antlers, and blue and yellow wildflowers ablaze on a hillside. I’ve always preferred trails with…

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