OUT: Sunday Column November 02, 2008

A storm’s promise extends to skiers, hunters

Special to the Daily Sentinel
GOT HIS GOAT
Colt Jackson, 20, hiked to 13,000 feet on McClellan Mountain in his mid-October hunt for this Rocky Mountain goat. Jackson, his father, Tim, who works for The Daily Sentinel, and uncle Carl Horecky scouted the area near Georgetown for several days before finding this goat in a small herd on the second day of the state’s fourth Rocky Mountain goat season. These goats are true mountain dwellers, rarely venturing below treeline except in the severest winters.



110208 Out Colts goat

Special to the Daily Sentinel
GOT HIS GOAT
Colt Jackson, 20, hiked to 13,000 feet on McClellan Mountain in his mid-October hunt for this Rocky Mountain goat. Jackson, his father, Tim, who works for The Daily Sentinel, and uncle Carl Horecky scouted the area near Georgetown for several days before finding this goat in a small herd on the second day of the state’s fourth Rocky Mountain goat season. These goats are true mountain dwellers, rarely venturing below treeline except in the severest winters.

The cold front pressing into the region this week reminds us that somewhere in Colorado it’s already winter. Skiers and boarders already are aware that Loveland and Arapahoe Basin…




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