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Summer in the Sangres near Carbonate Mountain. Photo Michael Dwyer
Back Country Summer Adventures
Sheep Mountain Day Hike Saturday, August 26th Time TBD Located southwest of Fairplay, the area is a gap in the mountain ridges that has attracted dirt bikes and ATVs. This will be a strenuous 8-10 mile hike with 2000 feet elevation gain and a high point of 12,500 feet. More...
The team is ready to go. Photo Vickie Smith
Is habitat restoration in Green Mountain roadless area working?
Yes, it is! Our team checked on results of the 2011 habitat restoration project in mid-August. "The meadow looks fantastic. A few boggy areas where elk are getting water and two two-foot wide areas with water that are the remnants of the old ORV tracks. Otherwise the meadow is covered by 2 to 3 feet tall plants that one is likely to see in wet areas. Past the meadow, the old road is even less evident as a wide diversity of grasses, small trees, wild roses are growing," leader George Ware (far left) said.