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Tales from the Range

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Trail Clearing 2007

5/14/2007 HEAVY WINTER SNOWS MEAN LOTS OF SPRING TIMBER CLEARING The Rampart Range motorized recreation area is not that far from Denver and not that high in elevation as some of Colorado's higher elevation, backcountry trails. Yet when almost 10 feet of snow dumped...

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Forest Thinning

Forest Thinning

1/1/2006 Forest Thinning You may occasionally notice temporary closures on some of the trails due to fuels reduction. The Forest Service has contracted with a company to improve the health and safety of the forest by a process called "fuels reduction" where excess...

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The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day

6/19/2005 THE REMAINS OF THE DAY AT RAMPART By Corey Corbett On my way back from a scheduled trail work party with the Rampart Range Motorcycle Management Committee, I had one more thing that I wanted to do. It was Sunday June 19, 2005, and it was...

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Just an Afternoon Ride

Just an Afternoon Ride

9/1/2003 Just An Afternoon Ride Story and photos by Derek Turner Note: Derek admits that this story is a great example of why it's always a good idea to ride with a buddy. He was lucky and got out unharmed, but the situation could have gotten a lot worse had an...

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Rampart Range by Dirt Rider Magazine

Rampart Range by Dirt Rider Magazine

11/1/1984 RAMPART RANGE By Robert SchleicherDirt Rider Magazine, November, 1984 The classic plea of the surfer is to ask for that “perfect wave.” For dirt riders, it’s that “perfect trail.” But somewhere between the abandoned gravel pits and the Colorado Rockies lie...

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Riders to the Rescue

Riders to the Rescue

10/25/1973 Bike Riders Find Lost Woman Sunday, October 21, 1973 - Mrs. Jean Carroll of Denver - 28 - became lost from a party from the Colorado University Mineral Class about 11:30 a.m. at the Virgin’s Bath Campground 12 miles south of 67 on Rampart Range...

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Sprucewood:  Motorcycle Paradise

Sprucewood: Motorcycle Paradise

1972 Sprucewood: A Motorcycle Paradise TEXT & PHOTOS BY TOM STRONGMAN(From Cycle World magazine, 1972) AT FIRST GLANCE it looks like any ordinary country bar. Nestled in the trees along the dusty, winding, gravel road, the rustic log building's two signs boast of...

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Bear Track Enduro

Bear Track Enduro

7/2/1971 182 Riders Compete in Annual Bear Track Enduro They left promptly and eagerly, their bikes were clean, their equipment well organized and their confidence soaring. They returned much less eager, their confidence shaken. The bikes - those left running - were...

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From the News Archives

From the News Archives

In The NewsBelow is a collection of news articles, press releases and web links that relate to Rampart Range. If you would like to submit a news item, use the contact form below.Note: Links which are crossed out were not accessible last time they were checked and may...

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Trail Work

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Tales from the Range

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Forest Thinning

Forest Thinning

1/1/2006 Forest Thinning You may occasionally notice temporary closures on some of the trails due...

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