June Centennial Events

Year-round Activities

RMNP Centennial Ranger Programs
These FREE talks, walks, and evening programs with a ranger are offered throughout the year and celebrate the wilderness, wildlife, and wonder of our Centennial. Please consult our park newspaper or our ranger program page to see what programs are being offered during your visit.

Rocky Mountain Conservancy Centennial Seminar Series
Beginning in the Fall of 2014 and running through the end of 2015, the non-profit partner of RMNP, the Rocky Mountain Conservancy, will be offering full, half, and multi-day field classes through the RMC-Field Institute program to celebrate the Centennial. Visit www.rmconservancy.org and click on the "learn with us" tab to find out more about these classes.

Celebrate our Centennial with the Colorado Mountain Club (Starting September 2014)
The Colorado Mountain Club was instrumental in the formation of Rocky Mountain National Park 100 years ago. Original members participated in a 1914 pack trip organized to give Arapaho names to area peaks and features in an effort to help persuade Congree to establish Rocky Mountain National Park. James Grafton Rodgers, who began lobbying for designation as a national park in 1907, became the first president of the Colorado Mountain Club in 1912. Click here for details.

  • Climbs, Hikes, and Snowshoes of 100 of the 125 Named Peaks in the Park
  • 100 Mile Hike Combo
  • Wildflower Hikes led by Colorado Native Plant Masters

YMCA of the Rockies Centennial Hikes (Starting September 2014)
The
YMCA of the Rockies has been leading educational excursions into Rocky Mountain National Park since the park's creation in 1915. Come enjoy the beauty and backcountry of the park with one of their talented hike-leaders. Fees: Free for YMCA guests, $20 day pass required for non-YMCA guests. Click here for details.

Climb On! - an exhibit (September 26, 2014 - October 4, 2015)
Join us at the Estes Park Museum (200 Fourth Street, Estes Park) and experience the vertical side of Estes Park, home to some of the nation's most spectacular rock climbing. Granite boulders, sub-alpine crags, and high mountain walls make the Estes valley and surrounding high peaks a world class training ground for elite and amateur climbers alike. Learn about ascending rocky terrain and how individuals pioneered local routes that pushed the limits of gravity. 10am - 5pm daily. Free admission.

Grand Lake Chamber and Visitor Center 100th Anniversary Activities (Starting September 2014)
Starting in September 2014 and continuing through September 2015, the Grand Lake Chamber and Visitor Center will be offering activities for all ages.

  • 100th Anniversary Children's Coloring Map (with Crayon Pack): Young visitors will enjoy this way to explore the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park and learn unique details of the park's history.
  • Grand Lake "Then and Now" Walking Tour: This self-guided walking tour starts at the Grand Lake Chamber and Visitor Center and highlights many of the locations that RMNP visitors have enjoyed throughout the years. Visitors will find, in store fronts, photographic examples of Grand Lake's tourist destinations - then and now.

Across the Divide Geo-Tour, a Centennial GeoAdventure
Looking for a new, fun way to spend the day in Estes Park, Grand Lake, and Rocky Mountain National Park? Starting March 1, come experience this FREE Family Fun GPS treasure hunt! 50 Geocaches (EarthCaches, virtual caches, and traditional caches) in Estes Park, Grand Lake, and RMNP relating to the Wilderness, Wildlife, Wonder and RMNP's Centennial history take you from town to town and across the Continental Divide (when Trail Ridge Road is open). Whether you are new to geo-caching or are a geo-caching expert, this tour is a fun and challenging adventure for the whole family. Find 10, 35, or 50 geocaches and earn different souvenir commemorative coins. Find out more at the Grand Lake or Estes Park Visitor Centers, the Across the Divide GeoTour Facebook page, or cut and past the following website into your browser: www.geocaching.com/play/geotours/across-the-divide.

Wilderness, Wildlife, and Wonder Art Show and Centennial and RMNP Information at The Old Gallery
Visitors traveling into the RMNP area of the Peak to Peak Highway (Rt. 7) can stop at The Old Gallery (14862 Peak to Peak Highway, Allenspark, CO) for park information and promotional materials. Art created by local artists will feature the area's Wilderness, Wildlife, and Wonder and will be on display for the Celebration year.

 
June 2015 Centennial Events
Today - July 31, 2015 Registration for Vacation Races' Rocky Mountain Half Marathon
Location: Estes Park, CO
Details:
Register with Vacation Races for this beautiful half marathon in the Town of Estes Park. Event though the course is entirely outside the park, the entire run has spectacular views of Longs Peak, the Continental Divide, and local features to inspires you as you run. To find out more informatino or to register visit www.therockymountainhalf.com
Today - September 1, 2015 Registration for Vacation Races' 100th Anniversary Virtual Race - 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon
Location: ANYWHERE!
Details: Register with Vacation Races for this run virtual race. What is a virtual race? A virtual race sets the distance and the day, and you get to pick the location. Pick your distance (5K, 10K, or Half Marathon), register, run that distance between September 1-7, log your time and race conditions on the website, and receive a race t-shirt, race medal, and fun prizes. Celebrate our Centennial whereever you are by running with us! For more details or to register, visit www.therockymountainhalf.com/rocky-mountain-100th-anniversary-virtual-race/
March 21 - September 4 (and beyond!)
RMNP Centennial Exhibit
Location: History Colorado, Denver, CO
Details:
This exhibit explores the many ways that people have connected with the landscape of Rocky Mountain National Park over time. Come see how your experiences fit into history of people in the park!
May 23, 2015 - September 4, 2015

Kauffman House Museum Centennial Exhibit
Location: Kauffman House Museum, 407 Pitkin St., Grand Lake, CO
This exhibit highlights the history of the development of the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park and the related changes in Grand Lake. Come browse historic narratives, memoirs, photographs, and artifacts that will take you back up to 100 years!

June 1, 2015 - October 31, 2015

Hot Sulphur Creative Arts Council Celebration of RMNP
Location: Hot Sulphur Springs Town Hall, 513 Aspen St, Hot Sulphur Springs, CO
The Creative Arts Council celebrates the 100th Anniversary of RMNP by hosting a Historic Arts Show featuring photography of RMNP from local artists.

June 6 - July 27, 2015 Celebrating Rocky Invitational Art Show
Location: Cultural Arts Council Gallery (423 W. Elkhorn Ave.), Estes Park, CO
Details: This invitational show highlights the work of former Arts for the Parks Top 100 artists and area artists who have participated in wildlife and landscape art shows. New work celebrating RMNP's past and present will also be displayed.
June 5, 2015 Wild Inspirations
Time:
5-8pm
Location: Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, 356 E. Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO
Details: Art and artists throughout American history have discovered inspiration from wild places and played important roles informing the public about the wonders of lands now forever protected by law. Come meet local artists at this event and hear one or more speak briefly about how Rocky Mountain National Park inspires their art. Enjoy appetizers, drinks, and live music! A percentage of all sales will go to benefit the park. See you there!
June 6, 2015

Rocky Mountain Conservancy Seminar: Centennial Celebration Series
Technology of Your Ancenstors: Primitive Survival Skills
Details: $70/person.
Explore how the three innovations of creating fire, a sharp edge, and cordage from plant fibers changed the world forever. Through an overview of the peopling of the Earth, you'll learn how these innovations look in the archaeological record of Colorado. Then you'll create fire, stone, tools, and cordage for yourself! Visit
http://rmconservancy.org/event_cat/centennial-celebration-series/ for more details or to register.

June 6, 2015
Rocky Mountain Molecules: Chemical Storylines of Wonder
Time:
7:30 pm
Location: Beaver Meadows Visitor Center Auditorium
Details: Why do Ponderosa Pines smell like cheap ice cream? Why in some years do autumn aspen turn red rather than gold? Why are sunsets orange? Look beyond what you see into the wonder-filled world of atoms and molecules and explore often overlooked chemical storylines foudn in the Colorado high country. Learn what J.K. Rowling, Robert Frost, Laura Ingles Wilder, and Martin Luther King know about the chemistry of Rocky Mountain National Park and discover the connections between chemistry, nature, poetry, history, classic literature, popular culture, music and much more.
June 6, 2015 Celebrating Rocky Invitational Art Show Opening Reception
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: Cultural Arts Council (423 W. Elkhorn Ave.), Estes Park, CO
Details: This invitational show highlights the work of former Arts for the Parks Top 100 artists and area artists who have participated in wildlife and landscape art shows. New work, celebrating RMNP's past and present will also be displayed.
June 6 -July 27, 2015 Celebrating Rocky Invitational Art Show
Time: 10-5 Monday - Saturday, 12-5 Sunday
Location: Cultural Arts Council (423 W. Elkhorn Ave.), Estes Park, CO
Details: This invitational show highlights the work of former Arts for the Parks Top 100 artists and area artists who have participated in wildlife and landscape art shows. New work, celebrating RMNP's past and present will also be displayed.
June 6-14, 2015 The Estes Institute presents Rocky Mountain National Park Student Art Celebration Exhibition
Time:
9am - 5pm
Location: Fall River Visitor Center
Details: Celebrate art from students throughout the state of Colorado honoring RMNP's 100th Anniversary. Top entries in each of the categories will be exhibited and winners will be honored at a reception on Saturday, June 13 from 1-3pm.
June 12, 2015 The Oratorio Society of Estes Park presents a RMNP Centennial Celebration Concert
Time:
7pm
Location: Estes Park High School Auditorium (1600 Manford Ave., Estes Park, CO)
Details: This concert is devoted to celebrating the 100th Anniversary of RMNP. Two new works have been commissioned: an opening fanfare by noted local composer Jerry Brubaker and a 25-minute cantata for soloists, chorus, and orchestra by St. Louis composer and poet Robert Charles Howard entitled Wilderness Reflections. The text for this piece is comprised of the wonderful words of environmental advocate and poet Wendell Berry. The program will also include the Spring section of Haydn's The Seasons.
June 12, 13, 14, 2015

FACE of Fiber in the Rockies 2015
Time:
June 12: 12-5pm, June 13: 10-5pm, June 14: 10-3pm
Location: The Village Playhouse @ The Other Side Restaurant, 900 Moraine Ave., Estes Park, CO 80517
Details: This special exhibition will highlight fiber arts that celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Rocky Mountain National Park and represent the wilderness, wildlife, and wonder found there. Fiber arts include weaving, spinning, quilting, knitting, basketry, felting, papermaking, embroidery, hand-dyeing, tatting, lacemaking, dolls, needlepoint, rug making, beading, and much, much more. Come check out this unique exhibition!

June 12, 13, 14, 2015 Rocky Mountain High Golf - Celebrate the Centennial with RMNP Views
Time:
All Day (8am - 6pm)
Location: Grand Lake Golf Course, Grand Lake, CO
Details: Celebrate the amazing views of RMNP as your play a round of golf with discounted green fees ($100 for 2 players and a golf cart) and 100th Anniversary memorabilia.
June 13, 2015 The Oratorio Society of Estes Park presents a RMNP Centennial Celebration Concert
Time:
2pm
Location: Estes Park High School Auditorium (1600 Manford Ave., Estes Park, CO)
Details: This concert is devoted to celebrating the 100th Anniversary of RMNP. Two new works have been commissioned: an opening fanfare by noted local composer Jerry Brubaker and a 25-minute cantata for soloists, chorus, and orchestra by St. Louis composer and poet Robert Charles Howard entitled Wilderness Reflections. The text for this piece is comprised of the wonderful words of environmental advocate and poet Wendell Berry. The program will also include the Spring section of Haydn's The Seasons.
June 13, 2015 Rocky Mountain Molecules: Chemical Storylines of Wonder
Time:
7:30 pm
Location: Beaver Meadows Visitor Center Auditorium
Details: A follow up to the program on June 6, this program looks beyond what you see into the wonder-filled world of atoms and molecules and explores often overlooked chemical storylines found in the Colorado high country. Learn what J.K. Rowling, Robert Frost, Laura Ingles Wilder, and Martin Luther King know about the chemistry of Rocky Mountain National Park and discover the connections between chemistry, nature, poetry, history, classic literature, popular culture, music and much more.
June 13-14, 2015 The Wonder of Local Crafts: A 100th Anniversary of Rocky Mountain National Park Craft Fair Series
Location: Town Square Park, Grand Lake, CO
Details: Join us for the Grand Lake Chamber's Arts and Crafts Festivals throughout the summer of 2015! Browse various local and national wares in the scenic beauty of Grand Lake's Town Square Park on Grand Avenue.
June 17, 2015 Rocky Mountain Conservancy Seminar: Centennial Celebration Series
Art Adventures

Details: $15 per child aged 6-9. Limited to 14 participants.
Children will learn about nature through various forms of art. Activities will include learning to view art in nature (leaves, butterflies, cones, rocks, lichens, etc) and to express appreciation of nature through sketching, painting, and making collages and sculptures. Children will be inspired by learning and creating in Rocky Mountain National Park. Visit
http://rmconservancy.org/event_cat/centennial-celebration-series/ for more information or to register.
June 17, 2015 Centennial Artist in Residence Program Presents: Through an Artist's Eyes
Time:
7:30pm
Location: Beaver Meadows Visitor Center Auditorium
Details: Discover the many ways that nature inspires art in these weekly presentations by one of the park's Artists in Residence. See the artist's work and discover how their residency in the park is influencing their art. During the Centennial year, Artists in Residence participants will represent the past, present, and future of the program. This week features performer John Stansfield re-creating the Father of Rocky Mountain National Park, Enos Mills.
June 18, 2015 Centennial Science Behind the Scenery
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Beaver Meadows Visitor Center Auditorium
Details: This series highlights scientific activity and learning in the park as it relates to the 100th Anniversary. Each week a different scientist conducting research in the park will share their experiences and discoveries.
June 18-21
2015
Rocky Mountain Irish Gathering
Time:
10am - 10pm
Location: Stanley Park Fairgrounds
Details: Join a celebration of Irish culture and history in a festival atmosphere. Irish individuals who have made contributions to RMNP will be showcased at this event. Visit www.rockymountainirishfestival.com for details. Visit https://www.facebook.com/RockyMountainIrishFestival for updates
June 18, 2015

Rocky Mountain Conservancy Seminar: Centennial Celebration Series
Living History Tales of the West - Iron Thumb: A Fur Trapper's Life in the Mountains

Time:
7:30-9:00 pm
Details: $10. Must register to attend.
People from the past come to life in this presentation about the history and adventures of several past residents and visitors to the Estes Valley. Join these characters as they recount tales of humor, exploration, and danger; learn what life was like for them during their stay here in and around Rocky Mountain National Park. Enjoy time for campfire questions and roasting marshmallows after the program. Iron Thumb is a fictitious character representation of a 19th Century fur trapper in the West. Participants will hear tales of hunting beaver, view what historical figures wore, and see the tools they used to get their job done. Visit http://rmconservancy.org/event_cat/centennial-celebration-series/ for more details or to register.

June 19, 2015

Sisters of Courage
Time:
7:30 pm
Location: Beaver Meadows Visitor Center Auditorium
Details: In 1896, Annie and Kittie Harbison homesteaded in the Kawuneeche Valley near Grand Lake, and the Harbison Ranch eventually became the west entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. Enjoy a fascinating journey into the past as you hear the extraordinary pioneer experiences of the Harbison sisters and their family during this hour long program.

June 20, 2015 Kid's Fun Bicycle Ride at Rocky Mountain National Park
Time: 8am
Location: Moraine Park. Start location will be given out upon making a reservation.
Details: Novice/Intermediate/Youth, Limit 20 riders. Come ride your bike with us! Experience the wonder of Moraine Park! Moraine Park offers a dazzling chance to see wildlife, learn how it has changed, feel the gentle morning breeze, smell the spring air, witness the wonder of yearly regeneration, and hear the birds rejoice the grand entrance of a new season. A natural history presentation will follow the bike ride. You must bring: at least one parent or legal guardian, bikes and helmets for each participant, appropriate clothing, water, snacks, and good dose of FUN! To make reservations, call the Fall River Visitor Center (970-586-1415) after May 23. Limit 6 people per reservation.
June 20, 2015 KIDS, KIDS, KIDS: BIKE, RUN, FUN!
Time:10:30am - 3:00pm
Location: Bond Park, Estes Park, CO
Details: Join in on a day of fun kids day at Bond Park with music, games, educational activities, a fun run, bicycle safety, and a bike race! Shamwari, a youth band from the Kutandara Center in Boulder, Colorado, will perform. The band principally plays Shona music from the African nation of Zimbabwe. In Shona, Shamwari means "friend" and this typifies what both the music and the band are about. It is uplifting, community music that often touches the soul. This should be a fun, family day for all! For more information, visit epmarathon.org/kids-kids-kids/general-info/
June 20, 2015

Saturday Night in the Park - Celebrating the Centennial
Time: 7pm
Location: Kawuneeche Visitor Center
Details: Join us for a showing of "The Living Dream", a 90 minute film about about the history of Rocky Mountain National Park by Nick Molle Productions.

June 20, 2015

Art & Architecture Home Tour
Time:
12-5pm
Location: Grand Lake, CO.
Details: This exciting tour will focus on historic and/or artistic homes and structures related to the people and events that feature in the early days of Rocky Mountain National Park. Ticket prices: $20/adult
For more information visit www.grandartscouncil.com.

June 20, 2015 Transformation in RMNP: The Effects of Climate Change and Human Intervention
Time: 7pm
Location: Estes Park Museum
Details: Learn from author and Ph. D., Thomas Gootz, how human interference has altered RMNP and the challenges climate change presents to both flora and fauna. This talk highlights past changes such as overpopulation of elk as well as current trends toward a warmer and drier climate.
June 21, 2015 Ride along the Bear Lake Road Corridor
Time: 8am
Location: Bear Lake Road. Start location will be given out upon making reservations.
Details: Novice/Intermediate/Adult, Limit 20 riders. Come ride your bike with us! Experience the wonders of Bear Lake Road: historic structures, wildlife, creeks, valleys, ridges, and magnificent views of Longs Peak and Mount Meeker. Feel and smell the gentle breeze, and witness the wonder of yearly regeneration. This ride is mostly gentle slopes with a few areas of challenging climbing. You must bring: bikes and helmets for each participant, appropriate clothing, water, and snacks. To make reservations, call the Fall River Visitor Center (970-586-1415) after May 23. Limit 6 people per reservation.
June 23, 2015 Moraine Park Bicycle Ride at Rocky Mountain National Park
Time: 8am
Location: Moraine Park. Start location to be given out upon making reservations.
Details: Novice/Adult, Limit 20 riders. Come ride your bike with us! Experience the wonder of Moraine Park! Moraine Park offers a dazzling chance to see wildlife, learn how it has changed, feel the gentle morning breeze, smell the spring air, witness the wonder of yearly regeneration, and hear the birds rejoice the grand entrance of a new season. You must bring: bikes and helmets for each participant, appropriate clothing, water, and snacks. To make reservations, call the Fall River Visitor Center (970-586-1415) after May 23. Limit 6 people per reservation.
June 24, 2015 Rocky Mountain Conservancy Seminar: Centennial Celebration Series
Art Adventures

Details: $15 per child aged 6-9. Limited to 14 participants. Must register to attend.
Children will learn about nature through various forms of art. Activities will include learning to view art in nature (leaves, butterflies, cones, rocks, lichens, etc) and to express appreciation of nature through sketching, painting, and making collages and sculptures. Children will be inspired by learning and creating in Rocky Mountain National Park. Visit
http://rmconservancy.org/event_cat/centennial-celebration-series/
for moreinformation or to register.
June 24, 2015 Centennial Artist in Residence Program Presents: Through an Artist's Eyes
Time:
7:30pm
Location: Beaver Meadows Visitor Center Auditorium
Details: Discover the many ways that nature inspires art in these weekly presentations by one of the park's Artists in Residence. See the artist's work and discover how their residency in the park is influencing their art. During the Centennial year, Artists in Residence participants will represent the past, present, and future of the program. This week features aspiring high school photographer Shelby Deutsch.
June 25, 2015 Centennial Science Behind the Scenery
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Beaver Meadows Visitor Center Auditorium
Details: This series highlights scientific activity and learning in the park as it relates to the 100th Anniversary. Each week a different scientist conducting research in the park will share their experiences and discoveries. Here are each week's topics.
June 25, 2015

Rocky Mountain Conservancy Seminar: Centennial Celebration Series
Living History Tales of the West - Isabella Bird
Time:
7:30-9:00 pm
Details: $10. Must register to attend.
People from the past come to life in this presentation about the history and adventures of several past residents and visitors to the Estes Valley. Join these characters as they recount tales of humor, exploration, and danger; learn what life was like for them during their stay here in and around Rocky Mountain National Park. Enjoy time for campfire questions and roasting marshmallows after the program. Throughout her life, Englishwoman Isabella Bird did something women of her time would rarely consider or be allowed to do - traveled the world by herself. During the 1870s, her journeys brought her to the West to find "the most beautiful place in all of the Americas" - Estes Park. Her delightful tales of travel and adventures which usually included surviving great perils made her a favorite author of travel articles and books. Visit http://rmconservancy.org/event_cat/centennial-celebration-series/ for more details or to register.

June 26, 2015 Images of RMNP Gallery presents Happy 100th!
Time:
4-8pm
Location: Images of RMNP Gallery, 203 Park Lane, Estes Park, CO
Details: Help celebrate the 100th Anniversary of RMNP. Visit the gallery for music, cake, and great art celebrating our national treasure!
June 26, 2015

Bob Flame: Rocky Mountain Ranger
Time:
7:30pm
Location: Beaver Meadows Visitor Center Auditorium
Details: In the early 1930s, RMNP's first Ranger Naturalist was also an author. Many of his true adventures were creatively captured through a mythical character in his book, "Bob Flame - Rocky Mountain Ranger." Come relive these tales of adventure in a lively presentation by his daughter and, who knows, maybe Bob Flame himself will make an appearance
.

June 27, 2015 Golfing by the Wilderness: A 100th Anniversary Golf Tournament
Location: Grand Lake Golf Course, Grand Lake, CO
Details: Join the Grand Lake Chamber for this signature golf tournament with beautiful views of Rocky Mountain National Park! There will be a welcome party the evening before and an awards party to follow. This tournament will award prizes based on Peoria scoring and best overall score with four man teams. There will also be exciting putting and hole-in-one contests! Entry fees are $400 per team, which includes play, cart fees, lunch, parties, and drink specials.
June 27, 2015

Saturday Night in the Park - Celebrating the Centennial
Time: 7pm
Location: Kawuneeche Visitor Center
Details: Join a special speaker in the auditorium every Saturday night to hear a new perspective on the 100th Anniversary of Rocky Mountain National Park. This weeks features Kirk Klanke speaking on "The Past, Present, and Future of the Colorado Headwaters".

June 27-28, 2015 Rocky Mountain Conservancy Seminar: Centennial Celebration Series
100 Years, 100 Flowers: Wildflowers of RMNP

Details: $80/one day, $140/two day, Limited to 14 participants.
Explore the wonder and diversity of the park's wildflowers with a former RMNP Naturalist. The park's vertical topography allows for a variety of habitats; this class will search out lush wildflower displays from montane meadows to high alpine ridges. Get up close with the mountain flora to discover their adaptations for survival and interesting stories behind their beautiful faces. Hone identification techniques and gain confidence using a flower key. Day 1: montane and subalpine flowers. Day 2: alpine wildflowers. For more information or to register visit
http://rmconservancy.org/event_cat/centennial-celebration-series/
June 27-28, 2015 Rocky Mountain Conservancy Seminar: Centennial Celebration Series
Rocky Mountain National Park: The First 100 Years - THIS CLASS IS FULL
Details:
$140, Limited to 14 participants.
Cover a billion years of park history....in a weekend! Roam the park with Mary Taylor Young, the author of the park's centennial history book, Rocky Mountian National Park: The First 100 Years. Discover traces of park history that lie beneath the surface and off the beaten path. See billion-year-old rocks, a game drive wall used by prehistoric hunters, Apache Fort, site of an early Indian battle, and the location of the 1915 Dedication Ceremony. Discover the "phantom" Big Thompson River park entrance and old entrance road. Explore early ranches, the remnant of a guest lodge, the site of the park's ski area, and a 1930s CCC camp. Witness the changes floods in two different centuries have left on the park. For more details or to register, vist
http://rmconservancy.org/event_cat/centennial-celebration-series/
June 29, 2015 Pioneers of the Peaks: Local Climbers Who Made History
Surviving a Fall on Longs Peak with Nathan Dick
Time:
7pm
Location: Estes Park Museum, 200 Fourth Street, Estes Park, CO
Details: For several decades, a small group of men and women made history exploring and ascending the summits surrounding the Estes Valley. This hardy group paved the way for others to pursue the challenges of our alluring landscapes. In 2013 and 2014, the Estes Park Museum and the Estes Valley Library gathered their inspiring stories. This January through June, a monthly series will feature special guests from among the 18 local climbers and mountaineers who were interviewed for the Climbers' Oral History Project. These monthly talks will be held at the Estes Park Museum in conjunction with the museum's "Climb On!" exhibition celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Rocky Mountain National Park.


Last updated: June 19, 2015

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