Down on the Ground – But Not Quite

By George Sibley This snow issue of Colorado Central sends me back almost forty years to some personal discoveries about how best to live with the stuff. Growing up in America in the Age of the Automobile, it had not really occurred to me that the winter in snowy places had different levels on which […]

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Colorado Snow Facts

By Daniel Smith No matter where you’ve lived, we’ve all heard the “big snowstorm” stories. Often it comes handed down as a verbal history, from older relatives or from boxed old photographs showing snowbanks as high as … well, you name it. “As high as second-story windows” is one claim I remember from my youth. […]

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The Natural World: The Canada Lynx

By Tina Mitchell Deep snowpack in Colorado’s snowy, high-altitude coniferous forests chases most humans to lower altitudes during the winter. (At least during a good winter.) Yet the wildlife denizens of the deep snows – Canada lynx and snowshoe hares – continue their delicate dance unabated. Lynx feed primarily on snowshoe hares. More so than […]

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