Roaming Rocky

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The Ten Essentials

Long before the invention of cell phones and GPS units, a list called the Ten Essentials emerged as a recommended list of things to take along when you’re hiking in the backcountry to allow you to have a safer outing.

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Lightning Safety

Lightning is a very important issue in Rocky Mountain National Park. This area probably has the highest density of lightning strikes in the U.S. This podcast will explore how you can practice lightning safety.

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Last updated: August 4, 2016

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Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517

Phone:

(970) 586-1206
Through winter, the Information Office is open 8:00 am–4:30 pm Mon–Fri. Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970) 586-1222.

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