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Safe Practices for Exploring Colorado's Backcountry 01-31-2021

"It’s not enough to have proper avalanche safety gear (beacon, probe, and shovel); you also need to know how to use it. Most important, you need fundamental avalanche awareness and backcountry ... Learn More >

Poor Choices Amount on Berthoud Pass 01-26-2021

"Our mountains are not a city park and *demand* your respect and experience, knowledge, gear, and at least one partner." -Grand County Search and RescueSneeringer, B. (2021, January 25). Errors "too ... Learn More >

Rocky Mountain National Park Unlikely to Require Reservations this Summer 01-24-2021

“We will learn from the temporary timed entry permit system last year and incorporate lessons learned as we move forward with our visitor use management planning efforts." -Kyle Patterson, Rocky ... Learn More >

Colorado Leads Charge for Dark Sky Protections 01-17-2021

"The dark-sky zones that southwestern Colorado leaders are proposing would, all combined, cover more than 3,800 square miles — the largest official area protected from artificial light on the ... Learn More >

It's Not the First Time that People Have Escaped to the Outdoors During a Pandemic 01-11-2021

"It was kind of a new thing for a lot of city dwellers to get up in the national forest. Recreation in the national forest was kind of a new phenomenon." -Jeffer Wingate, San Isabel National ... Learn More >

Outdoor Recreation Boom of 2020 May Lead to More Reservations in the Future 01-09-2021

"Perhaps 2020 was an anomaly, some think. Amid the pandemic, with bars and restaurants and theaters and other city diversions unavailable, and with many Coloradans out of work, the mountains became ... Learn More >