audio postcard http://krcc.org en 'Cowboying' at the Chico Basin Ranch: An Audio Postcard http://krcc.org/post/cowboying-chico-basin-ranch-audio-postcard <p></p><p><a href="http://www.chicobasinranch.com" target="_blank">Chico Basin Ranch</a> sits on the high prairie just 30 miles southeast of Colorado Springs. The sprawling family-run, working cattle ranch spans 87,000 acres and is home to animals both tame and wild. KRCC's Martha Perez-Sanz wanted to know more about the life of a modern day 'cowboy' and has this audio postcard from a visit to the Ranch.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 28 Dec 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Martha Perez-Sanz 12990 at http://krcc.org 'Cowboying' at the Chico Basin Ranch: An Audio Postcard Trail Maintenance in Garden of the Gods: An Audio Postcard http://krcc.org/post/trail-maintenance-garden-gods-audio-postcard <p>The <a href="http://www.rmfi.org" target="_blank">Rocky Mountain Field Institute</a> held its last trail maintenance event of the year in mid-November at Garden of the Gods.&nbsp; Around 75 volunteers from all parts of the Colorado Springs community showed up to help.&nbsp; KRCC’s Eliza Densmore was there and has this audio postcard.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Eliza Densmore 12991 at http://krcc.org Trail Maintenance in Garden of the Gods: An Audio Postcard Hiking the Incline in the Winter: An Audio Postcard http://krcc.org/post/hiking-incline-winter-audio-postcard <p>People come from far and wide to hike the Manitou Incline, especially now that it’s legal.&nbsp; Rain, shine, or even snow, everyone who makes the trek has his or her own motivation.&nbsp; Along with her friend Mariel Dempster, KRCC’s Kate Dunn made the journey during the cold and snowy weather we recently had in the Pikes Peak region, and brought back this audio postcard.<br />&nbsp;</p><p>The Incline daily record holder, Greg Cummings, was known for making the trek 601 times in a year.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 15:33:00 +0000 Kate Dunn 12962 at http://krcc.org Hiking the Incline in the Winter: An Audio Postcard Christmas Tree Hunting in Pike National Forest: An Audio Postcard http://krcc.org/post/christmas-tree-hunting-pike-national-forest-audio-postcard <p>It’s an annual tradition in the Rocky Mountain Region for folks to search for holiday trees in the National Forests.&nbsp; Permitting has largely closed for the season, but KRCC’s Maggie Spencer recently set out into the Pikes Peak Ranger District with fire prevention officer Dawn Sanchez and found the Gurzi’s of Colorado Springs on the hunt for their tree. She brought back this audio postcard.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Maggie Spencer 12910 at http://krcc.org Christmas Tree Hunting in Pike National Forest: An Audio Postcard