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Rocky Mountain NP-W, Colorado River

Rocky Mountain – Kawuneeche

(Grand Lake CO) The west side of Rocky Mountain National Park, and the Kawuneeche Valley, promised abundant wildlife and fewer tourists. Both were appealing to me. Together with a ‘first-come’ campground at the foot of the 12,000ft plus Never Summer Mountains I was hopeful for a rewarding few days. The Arapaho called it Kawuneeche, meaning […]

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Encampment Museum

Grand Encampment

(Encampment WY) A wonderful find was the Grand Encampment Museum, with exhibits of historic artifacts, photographs, and displays. Also, a gift shop, research library, and re-created town square. Events during the summer season included Woodchoppers Jamboree, Cowboy Poet Gathering, Quilters Meet, Mountain Man Rendezvous, and Living History Day. I was there on Living History Day […]

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Medicine Bow NF-Snowy Range

Snowy Range

(nr Centennial WY) Part of the Medicine Bow Mountains, the Snowy Range, is known for its high peaks with year-round snow, many alpine lakes, camping, hiking, and skiing. Snowy Range Pass was at 10,889ft, with surrounding peaks in the 12,000ft range. It sounded like my kind of place. Boondocked on Fallen Pines Rd at 9,820ft […]

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