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Lightning Strikes Three Hikers In Rocky Mountain National Park

Lightning knocked three hikers to the ground at near Glacier Gorge in Rocky Mountain National Park Tuesday afternoon, giving all three minor burns. The victims were a 46-year-old man, his wife, and a 52-year-old family friend. All three were able to walk down from the Glacier Gorge trail on their own and declined further medical help, said park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson. ...

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Rocky Mountain Transit Management To Offer Five Hour Tour Of Trail Ridge Road

Wednesday’s in July & August, 2008 Due to a high demand from visitors to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park, Rocky Mountain Transit Management in conjunction with Rocky Mountain National Park will be offering a five hour interpretive tour of Trail Ridge Road. The tour will leave the Estes Park Visitors Center at 9:45 a.m. for the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center. The tour will begin at 10:00 a.m. ...

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RMNP Announces Kick-Off Of Website To Address Global Warming

On June 16", the nonprofit National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), the nation's leading voice for the national parks, will join Rocky Mountain National Park in announcing the launch of a new website, Do Your Part for Climate Friendly Parks, which empowers visitors to RMNP to reduce their personal greenhouse gas emissions and help Rocky Mountain National Park and national parks nationwide become lead ...

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Fatality Near Emerald Lake In RMNP Saturday, June 7

A sixty-six year old man from Fort Collins was killed in a fall above Emerald Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park, on Saturday, June 7. Witnesses watched the man take a tumble fall at least 500 feet on a steep snow slope above the western edge of Emerald Lake. A witness called the park at 3:00 p.m. from a cell phone When witnesses reached the man at 3:15 the victim had suffered massive trauma, had no pulse ...

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Water Supply And Storage Company To Pay $9 Million For Damages To Rocky

Water Supply and Storage Company (WSSC), a mutual ditch company and the owner and operator of the Grand River Ditch, has agreed to pay $9 million for damages to natural resources within Rocky Mountain National Park caused by a May 30, 2003,  breach of the Grand River Ditch, the Justice Department and National Park Service announced today. Today’s settlement proceeds will be used to restore areas in Rocky Mo ...

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