A hiker was struck and killed by lightning Saturday at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, the second fatality in two days due to lightning.
Rocky Mountain National Park
A woman was killed and seven other hikers injured by a lightning strike Friday at Rocky Mountain National.
It’s been a while since I’ve used this space to tout the benefits of eBird, but the project keeps getting better and better, so it deserves another mention.
A conference next month will discuss how the climbing community can leave an even smaller footprint on the world's peaks.
In late May the plight of a Canadian teenager stranded on a mountain ledge at an elevations of 13,000 feet in Rocky Mountain National Park attracted international media attention. A major and risky rescue effort ensued, resulting in the teen's eventual return to safety. The park has now released additional details, including the cost of the rescue.
Summer can pose a difficult problem for national park travelers: Where do you go and what should you do? Traveler’s Facebook audience had some great ideas for family hikes in the parks, and we’re happy to share them with you.
A Colorado man apparently trying to summit Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park has been killed in what appears to have been a fall of about 1,000 feet, according to park officials.
A young Canadian climber who found himself stuck in a precarious perch on Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park was safely rescued by rangers.
Spotting wildlife in national parks seems intuitive. After all, bears, moose, elk and other wildlife are the calling cards for such parks as Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, Great Smoky, and so many others. Still, knowing when and where to look can improve your success rate of spotting specific species, and this book can help you accomplish that.
Climbing rangers at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado were battling wintry conditions Wednesday as they tried to reach a 19-year-old Canadian stranded on Longs Peak.