Survival guides and empty tins were strewn across the wooded campsite in Gunnison County where investigators found the boy, his mother and aunt
A hiker made the grim discovery Sunday at a remote campsite northeast of Gunnison. Officials believe the bodies could have been there since the fall.
The short answer is: don’t. But if you do, here are some expert tips to minimize your impact and risk.
Flated Air-Topper, Radica MoonLander and Tune M1 offer new designs for camper toppers on trucks
CPW revoked the contract for Never Summer Nordic Yurts in the fall and now says the company must remove 10 yurts and cabins by the end of June
Outdoor recreation groups hope handing out poop-disposal kits will cut down on the problem piling up on Colorado’s public lands
The Rainbow Gathering of the Tribes plans to return to Colorado this summer to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The weeks-long confab that draws tens of thousands of hippie campers to public lands announced this week that the national gathering of possibly 30,000 would be returning to Colorado. The group’s national bacchanal was last in Colorado […]
In July 2020, Seth Zachek was volunteering at a wildly popular trail in the San Juan mountains just outside of Silverton. The goal: teaching hikers how to tread lightly in the Ice Lakes Basin, a pristine wonderland high in the range. The irony wasn’t lost on Zachek when volunteers discovered a plume of smoke and […]
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Bill Gamber, co-owner, co-founder and president of tent, sleeping bag—and now, pack—maker Big Agnes, stoops over and picks up an empty Diet Coke can from a willow bush next to the bike path, just a block away from the company’s new headquarters. It’s a small gesture, really, but one that’s symbolic of […]
CRESTED BUTTE — On a Saturday morning at the end of July, Aaron Drendel, a recreation staff officer with the U.S. Forest Service’s Gunnison Ranger District, walked through Musicians’ Camp, a group camping area along the Slate River. Recent rain seemed to have scared some campers away, leaving several sites empty, but Drendel was focused […]