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ROCK ART

By Bill Haggerty

Ten miles north of the tin-sided Utah town of Vernal, in the backyard of the McConkie Ranch, sits one of the most fascinating pictorials of the Fremont people who occupied this area from about 500 A.D. until about 1200 to 1300. Fremont ...


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Breathtaking Ireland

By Bill Haggerty

KILARNEY, IRELAND — The MacGillycuddy Reeks is Ireland’s largest and highest mountain range. Stretching slightly more than 19 kilometers (12 miles), it includes the highest peaks in Ireland and the only peaks on the island that are ...


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A trip for the ages

By Bill Haggerty

TINGVOL, 
Norway — Glenda waited 30 years for this trip, and it’s been everything she expected. We flew to Norway and Sweden to follow Norwegian Elkhounds on the hunt for Elg (moose) and Red Deer (looks a heck of a lot like ...


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Color Weekend includes Powderhorn trail challenge

By Dave Buchanan

Make Color Weekend 2013 at Powderhorn a weekend for children. The Powderhorn Racing Club along with the Western Slope Center for Children and Powderhorn Mountain Resort this Sunday present 2013 Color Sunday Adventure Challenge. The ...


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Crystal clear

By Bill Haggerty

Geologically speaking, 3,000 years isn’t much. For a bunch of trees to be preserved that long, well, that’s another matter. About 3,000 years ago, according to my irrefutable source, “An eruption of the Little Nash Crater ...


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Conquering first fourteener not all that special

By Dale Shrull

Standing at 14,196 feet, I looked around at the surrounding peaks, then to the valleys looming thousands of feet below. Spectacular. Here I was at the highest point I’d ever been on the planet. That does sound a little ...


Enjoy a trip to backcountry of Mesa Verde National Park

By Dave Buchanan

Take a hike through pre-history. Mesa Verde National Park again this year is offering a series of ranger-guided hikes to backcountry sites rarely seen by the general public. The hikes vary from easy to difficult and are by pre-registration ...


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Take you breath away

By Bill Haggerty

Grand Mesa is well-known for its numerous natural lakes and man made reservoirs, nearly 300 in all. According to the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife, about one-third of those lakes harbor fish: rainbows, brookies, browns and native ...


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Time to take a Turkey trot

By Bill Haggerty

There are approximately 115,000 species of moths and butterflies in the world. I don’t even know the three or four I saw on Turkey Flats, but they’re still cool. So is the Turkey Flats Trail. In fact, it’s about 20 degrees ...


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Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership 
brings water users together for hikes

By Dave Buchanan

The importance of water goes beyond the “use it or lose it” dictum of Colorado’s convoluted water laws. There also is the people aspect of getting water to work, and the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership is one of those ...


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