Climber Maureen Beck was born without a left hand. She's won national and world championships in paraclimbing.
The Forest Service hopes to address overcrowding and human waste issues with the new permitting system.
The proposal comes not long after many of the parks that charge entrance fees raised them. The rationale is the same — to address a backlog of maintenance and infrastructure.
The Boulder nonprofit Leave No Trace is partnering with the state to spread its message to tourists.
Secretary Zinke has mentioned public-private partnerships for campgrounds multiple times, including with reporters and at a Recreational Vehicle Industry Association meeting.
Legendary mountain biker Dave Wiens is tackling trail issues on an international scale after taking over as director of the International Mountain Bicycling Association.
Park rangers have happened upon several instances of vandalism and graffiti.
We first heard about the Trail Trash of Colorado Instagram account earlier this year while reporting on Hanging Lake problems. The account's owners talks with us about his motives.
High visitation has littered Conundrum with human waste. In response, the Forest Service may soon require backpackers to pack it out.
The attraction expects to see 3-4 million visitors to the park this year. On a busy day, it can take about two hours to drive from one side of the park to another.