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Rocky Mountain range, Canmore, Alberta

The majestic Rocky Mountains, first glimpse on our way to Canmore and Banff. The mountains have a magnetic effect on the soul feeling the power of nature. 41 more words


Celebrating the Rocky Mountain Recreation and Wilderness Preservation Act

In late August, to the delight of conservationists throughout Colorado, Rep. Jared Polis of Colorado’s 2ndCongressional District introduced the Rocky Mountain Recreation and Wilderness Preservation Act.  315 more words

Aron Ralston

Perfect Weekend

It would be hard to imagine a more perfect weekend. The sun was shining and the sky was the amazing blue color that can only be matched high in the Rocky Mountains. 227 more words


Songbirds, the rockstars of bird research

A little over a year ago, I shared my observation of a hummingbird banding operation. This year I watched the banding of songbirds and raptors, another project conducted by the… 659 more words


The Peril of Safety

The dangers of life are infinite, and among them is  safety.



Shelf Lake

Round-Trip Length:  6 miles
Start-End Elevation:  10,200 – 12,015′
Elevation Change:  +1,815’
Skill Level:  Moderate
Trailhead Location:   From Highway 285 in Park County, drive to Grant, and turn on Guanella Pass Road (Co 62/Geneva Road). 913 more words