Tag Archives: laramie hiking

The Formerly Secret Open Space:  Area 241

Our area trails have been busy.  So busy that people have had some difficulty practicing social distancing on the trail.  Is it OK to get within the six foot zone if both parties hold their breath?  “Excuse me, I’m about to come past on the left.  Hold your breath please on the count of three.  […]

Crystal Reservoir Loop: For the Insatiably Curious

Are you a person that just has to see behind the familiar?  To peer beneath the everyday and common place?  When you were six was Curious George an inspiration rather than a warning? If so, you have something in common with Albert Einstein.   “I have no special talents,” he wrote in a letter.  “I am only […]

Pole Mountain Surprise: The Death Crotch

I thought I knew all the paths of Pole Mountain and Vedauwoo.   Prided myself in my superior know-how and know-where.  So I was surprised when my friend Shan showed me a map produced by the Pedal House, a Laramie bike shop.   It showed a trail called “The Death Crotch” climbing the west side of Pole Mountain. […]