BIRDS OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK: a check list. by Richard G. Beidleman.
List of 260 species of birds known in the region of this national park in Colorado including Arapahoe National Recreation Area, Estes Park and Granby. Table includes time of occurrence, chance of seeing, and preferred habitat of 17 kinds. 4 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. Order #: MISC1330 folder$3.95.
THE CLIMBER'S GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICA: Rocky Mountain rock climbs. by John Harlin III.
Covers Arizona (Granite Mountain), New Mexico (Sandias), Utah (Little Cottonwood Canyon, Canyonlands, Zion), Colorado (Rocky Mountain NP, Boulder, Turkey Rocks, Garden of the Gods, Pike's Peak, Black Canyon, Telluride, Aspen), Wyoming (Devils Tower, Fremont Canyon, Vedauwoo), North Dakota (Needles), Idaho (City of Rocks), Montana (Bridger Canyon). For each area gives background information on seasons and weather, climbing history, camping, guide services, emergency services, restrictions and warnings. Individual climbs show ratings, aspects, pitches, first ascents, variations, descents. Photographs and diagrams, many showing climbing routes, drawings, 396 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-9609452-8-8. 1985. Order #: CHOC7565 vinyl$22.00.
ENOS MILLS: Rocky Mountain naturalist (1870-1922). John Stansfield.
Enos Mills was a sickly boy who grew into a robust, busy man. He was a naturalist, an author, a national park advocate, a public speaker, a photographer, a businessman, a mountaineer and adventurer, a miner, and a conservationist. Also called "the father of Rocky Mountain National Park." Mills's abiding belief was that appreciation of and exposure to nature were essential to the well being of an individual and a nation."--from the Introduction.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-086541-072-5 .Order #: FILT5264 paper$8.95.
LONGS PEAK: Rocky Mountain National Park. by Glen Kaye.
This tall and dominating mountain summit attracts some 10,000 hikers to its top every year. With this guide you can learn of the history of its early climbs, how the mountain came to be, what glaciers did to it and of its special tundra and timberline habitats. There are 100 or more trails to the top; here is described the main route of 8 miles one way with a climb from the trailhead at the Longs Peak Ranger Station at 9,400 feet to the 14,255 foot summit. Water sources (few) are given and the route is described.; allowing 13 hours for the trip is suggested. Map, color photos, 24 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-930487-08-7. Order #: ROMN9688 paper$3.50.
LUMPY RIDGE and ESTES PARK ROCK CLIMBS. by Scott Kimall.
Gives a short climbing history of this Colorado region including eastern Rocky Mountain National Park, with geology, weather factors, equipment to use, and climb ratings and rating system. The guide is arranged with the major climbs sorted into areas of Lumpy Ridge, Estes Valley Rocks, The Crags, The High Mountains (including Longs Peak). A chapter compares the various climbs by handholds, climbing technique, or feature, and there is a listing of first ascents. Photographs and maps detail the routes and pitches with grade ratings for each section. 1854 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1986. Order #: CHOC7570 vinyl$14.95.
PLANTS OF THE ALPINE TUNDRA. by Nic and Helen Marinos.
Ecology of flowers above the treeline in Rocky Mountain National Park. Explains the treeline, krummholz, meadows, snow accumulation and moist areas, fellfields, unstable and disturbed areas, plus summits and outcrops--the microhabitats of each and what types of plants are favored by their elements. Also identifies many of the species and their forms as cushions, tiny plants, root structures, and adaptations for their often cold and sometimes dry preferred localities. Index lists flowers by colors. Map, drawings, color photos, 64 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1981. Order#: ROMN1251 spiral$7.95.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN IN PICTURES: the continuing story. Mack.
Landscape features, and wildlife and plant life of this national park in Colorado presented with extended captions to give the park's story. 48 large-format pages, color illustrations.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-88714-085-8. 1995. First printing. Order #: KCPU4981 paper$8.95
ROCKY MOUNTAIN IN PICTURES: nature's continuing story. Mack.
Photographic tour of this national park in Colorado presented with extended captions to give the park's story--landscape features, wildlife, plants, mountain climbing. 48 large-format pages, color illustrations..
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-88714-085-3. 2011. Fourth printing.. Order #: KCPU8053 paper$8.95.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN: the story behind the scenery (CO). Smithson.
Geology, wildlife, plants of this Colorado national park--with an emphasis on scenery. 48 large-format pages, color illustrations.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-88714-007-6. 1990. Order #: KCPU4647 paper$8.95.
WHO POOPED IN THE PARK? Rocky Mountain National Park. by Gary D. Robson.
Sometimes the animals that live in the park are hard to find--but you can almost always find their poop. Discover poop (scat), footprints (tracks), and learn which animals made them. For children. Animals included: bighorn sheep, black bear, coyote, elk, beaver, bison, badger, horse, marmot, mountain lion, mule deer, snowshoe hare. For children. Color drawings, 48 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 1-56037-320-2. 2005. Order #: FARC6619 paper$9.95.
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