I had planned to spend this week working on Part 2 of my series on Wilderness First Aid Training
. I will wrap up that series soon, but I decided to give time to a more pressing matter this week.
On June 9th I was climbing at Vedauwoo
(located between Laramie and Cheyenne on I-80) when a group member spotted a growing plume of smoke roughly 30 miles to the south. This plume would turn out to be the High Park Fire, which had started just a few hours earlier. Over the course of