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Category: Land Management :: Recreation :: Non-Motorized Recreation
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Amazing Earthfest provides an opportunity to explore and play on our wildlands 4.5.2021 The Wilderness Society
Image: I"ll let you in on a secret. There is a way for your family to experience the best of southern Utah and northern Arizona and all you have to do is get there. Yup, no need to develop a plan for how to spend your days, others have done that planning for you! Every year, the Amazing Earthfest takes place the third week in May and offers a sample of the rich cultural and natural world surrounding the area of Kanab, Utah. May 13 is the kickoff date for the 6th annual festival. Last year, I participated in a group hike within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument that took us through the stunning Paria Canyon and to an incredible sea of color on a picture-perfect day. Contrast the oranges, yellows and whites of the Navajo sandstone with the deep red of Indian paintbrush in bloom, the unending blue in the sky and the greenish-grayish-brownish in the desert grasses and forbes all around. Afterward, I enjoyed a mouthwatering meal at the Rocking V Café and then walked ...
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Colorado’s newest ski area Bluebird Backcountry moving locations, adding three times the terrain 17.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The ski area, which doesn't have any lifts, is designed to introduce the basics of backcountry skiing to novices.
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Black bear found scavenging on the remains of an Elgin man at Great Smoky Mountains National Park 14.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
An Elgin man’s remains were found scattered near a campsite in the North Carolina part of the Great Smoky Mountains with a bear scavenging nearby, a National Park Service official said.
Column: If California wants to know how to cope with the apocalypse, ask Butte County 11.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Butte County has been hit with disaster after disaster. But there's a resigned resilience among residents even as they face the North Complex fire.

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These hikers wanted a pandemic getaway. They ended up barely escaping the Creek fire 9.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

They were seeking fresh air, solitude and life away from coronavirus lockdowns. Instead, they got caught in a firestorm, some rescued by helicopter.

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What is gravel biking and why is it so popular in Colorado? 9.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Meet cycling's new darling: Gravel biking.
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L.A. Affairs: I was looking for a partner. He was looking for a fight. 5.9.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

I thought the pandemic might bring us closer, as we both tried to express our deepest fears and vulnerabilities. But in the end, my fears didn't matter at all.

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They Know How to Prevent Megafires. Why Won’t Anybody Listen? 2.9.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. What a week. Rough for all Californians. Exhausting for the firefighters on the front lines. Heart-shattering for […]
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Illegal campfires spark fear of wildfire in California forests 30.8.2020 LA Times: Environment

As Southern Californians increasingly flock to the mountains for relief from a recent heat wave and months-long coronavirus restrictions, hundreds of illegal campfires have sprung up in dispersed campsites.

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In Colorado town, the post office delivers much more than the mail 30.8.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Leadville, Colo., has no car dealership, no Walmart, no department store and no dependable internet service. The post office fills important gaps.

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What's open and closed for Labor Day at local beaches, parks, zoos and trails 27.8.2020 LA Times: Health

The L.A. Zoo opens today and part of SeaWorld San Diego opens Friday, but coronavirus restrictions and fire-related park closures continue around California

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What's open and closed at Southern California beaches, parks, trails amid fire and COVID-19 25.8.2020 LA Times: Health

Coronavirus restrictions and wildfires continue around California. But most public spaces and trails are open.

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Some women are opting to carry guns on Colorado trails to stay safe 24.8.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Rather than avoid hiking because they don't have a companion, some women are opting to carry guns when they hit the trails.
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With a coronavirus rate near zero, Taiwanese take to camping in the great indoors 22.8.2020 LA Times: Nation

Camping in the great indoors has become popular in Taiwan as it holds the coronavirus at bay.

Open and closed this weekend: Southern California beaches, parks, trails amid fire and COVID19 22.8.2020 LA Times: Health

Coronavirus restrictions and wild fires continue around California. But most public spaces and trails are open.

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What's open, closed and threatened by fire: Southern California beaches, parks, trails 19.8.2020 LA Times: Health

Coronavirus restrictions and wild fires continue around California. But most public spaces and trails are open.

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Women are going topless in nature as part of growing trend across Colorado 18.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
Many women say taking their shirt off on a hike feels empowering.
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“She is someone, she is no longer our Jane Doe”: Douglas County authorities ID woman killed in 1993 cold case 13.8.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A young woman whose body was found in 1993 near a makeshift camp in the forest of Douglas County has finally been identified, the sheriff's office announced Thursday. Now, the search for the person or people responsible for her death has reignited.
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As of Aug. 13: What's open and closed among Southern California beaches, parks, trails 11.8.2020 LA Times: Health

Coronavirus restrictions continue around California but most public spaces are open. The Apple fire and the Dam fire have some trails closed.

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The 5 best Colorado campgrounds for weddings 10.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
Thinking of holding your wedding at a campground? Here are a few options.
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