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OUT: Haggerty’s Hikes April 12, 2009

By Bill Haggerty

Liberty Cap is a 160 million-year-old remnant sand dune that is slowly succumbing to the forces of erosion. Just like me. I hiked to the Cap from the Wildwood Trailhead on the Redlands in Grand Junction, and made it in about 55 minutes the ...


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OUT: Utah Canyon Story April 08, 2009

By Special to the Sentinel

“Where the heck are we?” Typically that’s not a question you’re happy to hear from your hiking companions. Especially when you’re thinking it yourself, and you’re the trip leader. But staring in bewildered ...


OUT: Haggerty’s Hikes Column April 05, 2009

By Bill Haggerty

Located in the middle of Capitol Reef National Park in southeast Utah, Grand Wash was simply Grand! Grand Wash cuts through the 100-mile long Waterpocket Fold, an incredible monocline that is the centerpiece of Capitol Reef. My ...


Briefs: OA Monument Stars April 03, 2009

By Staff

The Colorado National Monument Association Spring Walks and Talks Series presentations are under way with the first outdoor presentation taking place Saturday, April 4, at the Saddlehorn picnic area parking lot. “Galileo Evening Under ...


OUT: Haggerty’s Hikes Column March 29, 2009

By Bill Haggerty

If you hike through the hiking section of a bookstore and you find a new hike, does it count as exercise? I’m still moving a little slow and not hiking the way I want, but that’s OK. I drove to the Colorado National Monument ...


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OUT: Haggerty’s Hikes Column March 22, 2009

By Bill Haggerty

“With his faithful Indian companion, Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains led the fight for law and order in the early western United States. Nowhere in the pages of history can one find a greater champion of ...


Youth hunters offered chance at spring turkey hunt

By Dave Buchanan

Thanks to support from private landowners, the Colorado Division of Wildlife is offering three youth hunters the opportunity to participate in a private-land spring turkey hunt near Meeker. The hunt is April 25 and 25. Any interested youth may ...


Outdoor Junkie BLOG March 03, 2009

By Ann Driggers

By Ann Driggers | Feb. 26 6:15 p.m. There is always something slightly surreal about starting the day surrounded by red rock canyons, and then recreating in nearby snowy mountains for the remainder. But that is part of the reason why I feel ...


Take advantage of less-crowded Lunch Loop

By Bill Haggerty

As I left the doctor’s office the other day, sporting two beautiful pre-cancerous burn spots along my rapidly receding hairline, I knew hiking in the sun was probably not in the picture for that day. I still needed a hiking column, ...


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OUT: PLAYING HOOKY IN SAN RAFAEL SWELL

By Bill Haggerty

“How was your hike?” asked Tamarie Smith, vet tech extraordinaire at Amigo Animal Clinic. One of her bosses, Dr. Brian Wiseman, and I trekked into the San Rafael Swell the other day — in the middle of the week — while ...


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