Park Roundup: Mountaineer Lodge Snoqualmie Fire, Donald Trump Park, Delicate Arch Climb, Rocky Mountain Reprieve

Here’s the May 13 summary of park news including: Mountaineer Lodge Snoqualmie Fire, Donald Trump Park, Delicate Arch Climb, Rocky Mountain Reprieve.

Fire destroys Mountaineers Lodge at Snoqualmie Pass
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
Mountaineers Club Lodge was located near the Snoqualmie ski area and the Pacific Crest Trail, it was used by club members and rented to others as a base for skiing and hiking .

Fire destroys Mountaineers Lodge at Snoqualmie Pass
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
Located near the Snoqualmie ski area and the Pacific Crest Trail, it was used by club members and rented to others as a base for skiing and hiking .
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Trump stands to benefit from land donated for park
The Journal News.com – Westchester,NY,USA
By donating the land for a state park he showed another strength that’s as much his signature as his brusque manner and unique coif: the ability to make a

Climbers Speak Out Against Ascent of Delicate Arch
KSL-TV – Salt Lake City,UT,USA
A Utah man is in trouble after climbing a state icon. Other climbers say he crossed the line by scaling Delicate Arch. by Bill H. @ 3:56pm – Tue May 9th, 2006.
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Access Fund Rips Potter’s Climb
SALT LAKE CITY , Utah – A recent ascent of Delicate Arch in Utah’s Arches National Park has fueled a firestorm of media coverage and interest from federal land managers, politicians and the climbing community. See Park tweaks rules after Delicate Arch climb in the May 10 edition of the SALT LAKE TRIBUNE . Many individuals—both climbers and non-climbers—have expressed outrage at this event, and the climb has received both statewide and national media attention

Bill Lets Widow Facing Eviction Stay in Park
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
President Bush has signed a bill that will allow an 83-year-old widow to keep her summer home inside the boundaries of Rocky Mountain National Park . .

The measure gives Betty Dick “life estate” rights to use the land where she and her late husband had spent summers since the 1970s. ..
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