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Please Heed Warning Signs When Trails Are Closed

By: Kris Hazelton You know its springtime in the Rockies when the new elk calves begin to show up in the Estes Valley. With the births of the elk calves and the proximity of the elk population to the Estes Park residents and visitors, there are a few words of caution we should all be aware of, to prevent any potentially harmful human/elk encounters. Just this week in the bird sanctuary on the Lake Estes Tra ...

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Rescue At Ptarmigan Glacier In Rocky Mountain National Park

Sterling Jordan, a fifty-seven year old male from Loveland was discovered at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday morning at the base of Ptarmigan Glacier near Notchtop Couloir in Rocky Mountain National Park by two backcountry skiers. The men were able to contact park dispatch via cell phone at approximately 11:45 a.m. Jordan had taken a tumbling fall of approximately 50 feet, Monday, May 11, at 11:00 a.m. while mountaineer ...

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Rescue Underway In Rocky Mountain National Park

 A fifty-seven year old male was discovered at 11:00 a.m. this  morning at the base of Ptarmigan Glacier near Notchtop Couloir in  Rocky Mountain National Park by two backcountry skiers. The men were  able to contact park dispatch via cell phone at approximately 11:45  a.m. The fifty-seven year old male had taken a tumbling fall  (distance unknown) yesterday, Monday, May 11, at 11:00 a.m. while  mountaineer ...

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Chippewa Is Quite The Hiker!

By: Dr. Marie Richardson (Dr. C) So, this week Chip has been on two hikes. Yes, hikes. They may have been short ones but hikes nonetheless. Yesterday, Mike, Nathan, Lexi, and I took Chip on a walk around the neighborhood. I had been hesitant because Chip hasn’t been leading well. We found out that the trick was to get him out of his routine and familiar surroundings. Then he trusted us to show him that the ...

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