RBC | A Multi Mission Aircraft surveying the Himes Peak Fire on Sunday estimated it at 112 acres. Firefighters have contained 85 percent of the perimeter and have plumbed it with hose to facilitate “mop […]
MEEKER | A multi-mission aircraft conducted an infrared survey of the Himes Peak Fire 46 miles east of Meeker in the Flat Tops Wilderness on Thursday and found an active heat perimeter of approximately 94 […]
RBC I The Blanco Ranger District of the White River National Forest plans to conduct slash pile burning in the Ute Creek and Trappers Lake area in the coming days.
MEEKER I A 20-year-old Rio Blanco County man died of injuries sustained Sunday while hiking with friends on Himes Peak, 46 miles northeast of Meeker near Trappers Lake, just over the Rio Blanco County line […]
Participants of the Historic Schools Upper White River tour group take a break at Trappers Lake after visiting the original Buford School last week.
RBC I Although Arthur H. Carhart helped introduce the modern wilderness idea during his survey of Trappers Lake in 1919 (a subject I discussed in my previous article), the wilderness concept itself continued to evolve. […]