Rocky Mountain Conservancy transfers Johnson Property to Rocky Mountain National Park
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Rocky Mountain Conservancy transfers Johnson Property to Rocky Mountain National Park

ESTES PARK – Completing a land protection effort that began in 2012, the Rocky Mountain Conservancy (Rocky Mountain National Park’s nonprofit partner ) announced today that it has transferred the Johnson Property to Rocky Mountain National Park. In 2012, Rocky Mountain National Park identified the private inholding known as the Johnson Property as a high … Continue reading

Learn connections between ‘most unlikely corners of life’ in Rocky Mountain National Park
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Learn connections between ‘most unlikely corners of life’ in Rocky Mountain National Park

ESTES PARK – Join the Rocky Mountain Conservancy for an afternoon class that explores the interconnectedness of a variety of subjects. From 1-5 p.m. on June 26, July 8 and Aug. 12, join acclaimed instructor Kevin Cook on a journey through the living connections of Rocky Mountain National Park. The three dates address three different … Continue reading

Winter Survival Skills class offered at Rocky Mountain Conservancy, Feb. 28
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Winter Survival Skills class offered at Rocky Mountain Conservancy, Feb. 28

ESTES PARK – Colorado is notorious for the iconic image of mountain men—those rugged trappers and explorers who roamed the Rocky Mountains from 1810 to the early 1840’s. But aside from brute strength and a commitment to living simply, how did these unrefined individuals survive the rigors of winter? What can we learn from their methods, … Continue reading

Mountain Mix

February 2015 Mountain Mix – The Best of All the Rest

February 6 Companion Rescue Workshop Join Colorado Avalanche Information Center patrollers from A-Basin and patrollers from neighboring ski areas, Feb. 6, for a day of classroom instruction and hands-on outdoor scenarios on how to make solo and group avalanche rescues. The workshop is limited to 50 participants with backcountry experience and includes an introduction to … Continue reading

Educational snowshoe hiking series offered in Rocky Mountain National Park
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Educational snowshoe hiking series offered in Rocky Mountain National Park

ESTES PARK – This winter, the Rocky Mountain Conservancy’s Field Institute Program is offering an educational snowshoe hiking series in Rocky Mountain National Park called “Winter Ecology: A Snowshoeing Trek for Kids & Families”. Offered Jan. 24, Feb. 7, Feb. 14, March 7 and March 21, this four-hour snowshoe hike allows kids and families to … Continue reading