Overrun: Rise in recreation amid virus harms Colorado’s wild places

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Overrun: Rise in recreation amid virus harms Colorado’s wild places

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Climbers gather on the summit of 14,433-foot Mount Elbert in June near Leadville. Outdoor recreation has increased significantly since the onset of the pandemic, and land managers in Colorado say it’s taking a toll on the environment.

Overrun: Rise in recreation amid virus harms Colorado’s wild places

Climbers gather on the summit of 14,433-foot Mount Elbert in June near Leadville. Outdoor recreation has increased significantly since the onset of the pandemic, and land managers in Colorado say it’s taking a toll on the environment.
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