Snow pack. Or Not.

In mountains where snow builds up — any snowy mountains — there is a unique form of water storage. It is the snow itself, and it is called snow pack. Here in Colorado, we rely on the delayed release of water from snow pack melt to slowly recharge the resevoirs into early summer. Above isContinue reading “Snow pack. Or Not.”

Great Time at Superior Colorado Costco Book Signing

My Costco book signing for my book, A Natural History of Trail Ridge Road: Rocky Mountain National Park’s Highway to the Sky was good. Really all of my events have been good, just a pleasure to get out and talk to people about Trail Ridge Road. Interesting things that happened to me there: Some guy cameContinue reading “Great Time at Superior Colorado Costco Book Signing”

AAA EnCompass Article Includes Trail Ridge Road

Last fall, I had the pleasure of chatting about Trail Ridge Road with writer  Clay Latimer, as he gathered information on an article about six of Colorado’s most spectacular highways. The results are in his wonderful article “Colorado’s Highway History”(Colorado Highway History). Also, check out my new website — AmyLawAuthor — where to buy myContinue reading “AAA EnCompass Article Includes Trail Ridge Road”

Interview to air September 29

Two weeks ago Nathan Heffel of Colorado Public Radio and I went over Trail Ridge Road, enjoying the amazing natural history of the Rocky Mountain National Park. Join us as we see wild turkeys and elk, hike to an ancient hunting site, and pause to inspect the head of one of the enormous glaciers thatContinue reading “Interview to air September 29”

Over Trail Ridge Road with Nathan Heffel of Colorado Public Radio

Last week, I took Nathan Heffel of Colorado Public Radio over Trail Ridge Road. As we drove, Nathan interviewed me about my book, A Natural History of Trail Ridge Road: Rocky Mountain National Park’s Highway to the Sky. (A Natural History of Trail Ridge Road) Our trip started with a gobble when we saw wildContinue reading “Over Trail Ridge Road with Nathan Heffel of Colorado Public Radio”

A Natural History of Trail Ridge Road: Rocky Mountain National Park’s Highway to the Sky

As you’ve followed this blog, you’ve learned that I love to write about nature, especially what I can see around me in my home state of Colorado. One of my all time favorite places in Colorado is Trail Ridge Road, in Rocky Mountain National Park. With ten miles above 11,000 feet, Trail Ridge Road isContinue reading “A Natural History of Trail Ridge Road: Rocky Mountain National Park’s Highway to the Sky”