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Your guide to understanding avalanches in Colorado after this winter got off to a dangerous start
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Sometimes — and more often than he’d like — the classes that Brian Pollock teaches on avalanche awareness turn into group therapy sessions. Pollock, the director of education for the non-profit Friends of Berthoud Pass, teaches winter sports enthusiasts, mostly backcountry skiers, how to avoid avalanches. Some come because they want to try backcountry skiing […]

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Weekly Link Love—Edition 16
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Research of the Week Stimulating the vagus nerve helps PTSD. Exercise has a stronger effect on cognitive function in older men than older women (who already had better function at baseline). Estrogen controls type 2 diabetes. Small teams of scientists disrupt ideas, larger teams develop ideas. AIs are great at colluding. If you have a […]

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Conundrum Hot Springs overnight camping permits are available starting Friday
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Overnight camping permits at the Conundrum Hot Springs for the first half of the summer will be available starting Friday, the White River National Forest supervisor’s office announced Wednesday. The permits for April 1 through July 31 will be available for reservation starting at 8 a.m. Friday. Reservations must be made at recreation.gov. Details on […]

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Nearly 4.6 million visited Rocky Mountain National Park in 2018, breaking another record
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Despite ongoing efforts to manage congestion fueled by Front Range population growth, Rocky Mountain National Park saw a record number of visitors last year. The 104-year-old park drew 4,590,492 visitors in 2018, a 3.5 percent increase over 2017. The National Park Service’s annual ranking of the top 10 national parks has been delayed by the […]

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Keto Chicken Pot Pies
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Pot pies—like sloppy joes—are a comfort food classic that feeds our nostalgia as well as appetite. Meat and veggies in a creamy sauce that’s topped with a crunchy topping…what’s not to love? It might seem, however, that pot pie isn’t compatible with a Primal, let alone keto, plan. Au contraire. We’ve serving up a recipe […]

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Want to buy an old ski area? Greeley’s Sharktooth is for sale.
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By Anne Delaney, The Greeley Tribune The Sharktooth Ski Area, a beloved Greeley winter recreation spot in the 1970s and 1980s, is up for sale. The price? A cool $1.4 million. The 18.54-acre residential property now called Sharktooth Retreat includes two homes, a metal 60-foot-by-60-foot fully insulated outbuilding plus memorabilia in a mini-museum from the ski area, ice […]

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Is Keto Bad For Cholesterol?
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We’ve all heard the story. Maybe we’ve even been the protagonist. Person goes full keto. They lose a bunch of weight, normalize their pre-diabetic glucose numbers, resolve their high blood pressure readings, have more energy, feel great, and have nothing but high praise for the new way of eating. Except for one thing, everything seems […]

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