Photo of the Week – Grays & Torreys Peak

Grays & Torreys Peak - The mountains are calling...

False sense of security: Avalanches pose dangers even to backcountry experts

There is a dirty little secret in the world of backcountry skiing and avalanche safety. It has to do with death, danger and the risks that even experts sometimesSource: False sense of security: Avalanches pose dangers even to backcountry experts Link to: Backcountry Avalanche Awareness

Investigation into 2 bull elk poached from Rocky Mountain National Park in September still ongoing; $2,000 reward offered

Investigators from Rocky Mountain National Park are still on the hunt for poachers after a pair of elk were illegally shot and killed in the park in September. Officials from Rocky Mountain National Park said that an investigation is ongoing after two bull elk were poached in separate incidents. The first poaching incident is believed… … Continue reading Investigation into 2 bull elk poached from Rocky Mountain National Park in September still ongoing; $2,000 reward offered

An Attempt at Grays Peak & Torreys Peak

While most of you were still fast asleep Saturday morning, I sprang awake to my alarm at 4AM. Why such an early start? The goal that day was to climb a 14'er or two, Grays Peak (14,270 feet) and Torreys Peak (14,267 feet) located just west of Georgetown in the Arapaho National Forest. In the … Continue reading An Attempt at Grays Peak & Torreys Peak