Thomas Chapman sent over this Google Earth .KMZ file and asked me to go ahead and share it. For those of you who use Google Earth and are interested in the Bear Creek debacle near Telluride, have at it. Grab it with this link, and save to your local.
Here at WildSnow.com we’ve attempted to give Thomas Chapman and his associates an authentic voice re Bear Creek so while these land use issues are being debated, we can get unfiltered information from his side. To that end, see the following links:
WildSnow.com publisher emeritus and founder Lou (Louis Dawson) has a 50+ years career in climbing, backcountry skiing and ski mountaineering. He was the first person in history to ski down all 54 Colorado 14,000-foot peaks, has authored numerous books about about backcountry skiing, and has skied from the summit of Denali in Alaska, North America’s highest mountain. For more about Lou, please see his personal website at https://www.loudawson.com/ (Blogger stats: 5 foot 10 inches (178 cm) tall, 160 lbs (72574.8 grams).