Monthly Archives: March 2011

Welcome MHOTC Readers! And Hello Spring

Welcome to all who arrived here from Claire Walter’s fabulous blog Mile High on the Cheap. The Certified Good Hiker Kit is an outdoor education game that helps adults teach kids how to be “good hikers” — how to have … Continue reading

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Posted in Colorado, Good Hiker Certificate, Hikes, Kids, National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Parks Photo Contest Winners

A few months ago I posted about the photo contest being run by the National Park Foundation: the Passport to the Parks Sweepstakes. The winners were announced this week. I have to say, I’m a bit perplexed by the top … Continue reading

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Posted in Colorado, Montana, National Parks, Photographs, U.S. Forest Service | 1 Comment

Welcome Daylight Savings! Free Kits Today!

As far as I’m concerned, this is one of the best days of the year. More daylight at the end of the day, plus the lengthening days overall means more time to get outdoors. In celebration, I’m giving away 100 … Continue reading

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Posted in Everything Else, Hikes, Kids | 1 Comment

Defenders of Wildlife Photo Contest

When I was an editor at Audubon magazine, I saw a lot of really stunning wildlife and nature photos. I can take a decent shot, but my photos are nowhere near the quality of those professionals. I wish they were, … Continue reading

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Posted in Contest, National Parks, Photographs, Wildlife, Wyoming | 1 Comment