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Hunting for silence: Hunter Canyon perfect place to hear animals and nothing else

By Bill Haggerty

There were signs of life all around, yet the quiet was deafening. I heard a splat, signifying that I’d driven over a fresh cow pie in my recently washed truck on the road into Hunter Canyon. That was the loudest noise of the day. Once ...

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Riggs Hill, Watson Island perfect places to remind us to be thankful in Colorado

By Bill Haggerty

While waddling through the kitchen last Thanksgiving with a piece of pumpkin pie in one hand, in search of a turkey drumstick for the other, my sister related the story of her purchasing the main dish for the family dinner. She was at King ...

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Rock art panels near Sego worth trip to Utah

By Staff

Sego Canyon was once considered a holy place by Native Americans who painted and chipped their religious visions, clan symbols and records of events onto its sandstone cliff walls. In more recent times, non-natives have scratched, scarred and ...

East Portal Road closed for winter

By Staff

Icy conditions from the latest round of winter storms have moved the Bureau of Reclamation to close the East Portal Road for the winter. The road, reached from the South Rim of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, provides access ...

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Winter fishing can be exciting at Lake Powell

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,634 msl Water Temperature 66 - 69F PAGE, Ariz. — Where did the summer go? I will be sampling uplake during the first two weeks of November so this will be my last regular fish report for the year. If something good ...

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Can you hear me now? Science shows its powers at Echo Canyon

By Bill Haggerty

“HELLO, hello, hello,” we yelled as we hiked into Echo Canyon over the newest stretch of trail, recently completed thanks to an $8,000 REI grant to the Colorado National Monument Association. A number of years ago, I accompanied ...

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Rain brings cooling and revived fishing to Lake Powell

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,634 msl Water Temperature 69 -72F PAGE, Ariz. — Lots of rain this week will create some absolutely beautiful waterfalls tumbling off the cliffs walls surrounding Lake Powell. Cooler days will finally cool the water ...

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Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs worth the trek

By Bill Haggerty

Did you know beer played a vital role in the naming of Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs? I knew Coors beer was vital in the creation of Golden, but who woulda’ thunk that here at the World Headquarters of Focus on the Family, a ...

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Lake Powell fishing gets better every day

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,634 msl Water Temperature 70-74 F PAGE, Ariz. – Summer continues with a bit of spring runoff thrown in for good measure. Lake Powell rose a foot with recent rain storms helping the water level. Water temperature is a ...

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Stuck in Silverthorne? Visit Officer’s Gulch for a nice hike

By Bill Haggerty

Yellow Bulldozer. Brown Trout. Black Top. The Colorado Division of Wildlife produced an old 16-mm movie in the late 1970s by that name. It was about how Ten Mile Creek was relocated through Ten Mile Canyon between Frisco and Copper Mountain ...

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