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Category: Rocky Mtn Natl Park

The elk of Estes Park (video)

Most readers probably won’t want to watch a full 20 minutes of elk footage, but these elk are one of the big attractions in Estes Park, Colo., this time of […]

Trail Ridge Road opens for 2015

Rocky Mountain National Park has announced on Facebook that Trail Ridge Road officially opened yesterday — although night closures are still in effect. The crews who’ve worked so hard to clear the […]

Tough job but a great view

Plowing Rocky Mountain National Park's Trail Ridge Road every spring and getting it ready for summer traffic is a big job. More than 8 of the road's 48 miles lie above 11,000 feet.

My heart is in Nepal

Erik Stensland posted this new photograph of Longs Peak on his Facebook page this morning. It was shot last night as the sun was going down. Longs is my favorite […]

Silence is golden in Rocky Mountain NP

I wasn’t aware of it … because it wasn’t there. And I didn’t fully appreciate that fact until I got my newsletter from the Rocky Mountain Conservancy yesterday. All these […]