Giardia

Giardia

Giardia is a microscopic, single celled, parasitic organism that lives in most lakes, streams, rivers, ponds, and possibly even snow in Estes Park and Rocky … Read more

Altitude Sickness

Altitude Sickness

Estes Park is located at 7,522 feet (2,293 m) above sea level. Altitude sickness, also called acute mountain sickness or AMS, can occur as low … Read more

Black Bear Safety

Black Bear Safety

Black bear safety is sometimes taken lightly, because black bears are, in general, easygoing sorts of creatures. If Yogi Bear were real, he’d be a … Read more

Mountain Driving

Mountain Driving

Those unfamiliar with mountain driving can sometimes find it very stressful to drive near Estes Park. Give us the mountains any day… driving in the … Read more

Mountain Lion Safety

Mountain Lion Safety

It is good to be aware of mountain lion safety, even though mountain lions are rarely seen. You are more likely to get struck by … Read more

Vapor Lock

Vapor Lock

Vapor lock? What’s that? There you are, chugging up Trail Ridge Road, and your car starts to lose power. You pull off the road and … Read more

Lightning Safety

Lightning Safety

Lightning safety is of utmost importance in Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. Many people have been struck and killed by lightning over the … Read more