Check out the landscape where some of the finest scientists from all over the U.S. and world come to study alpine ecosytems and climate change. Niwot Ridge is also a great place to hike … if its not hunting season. It’s located near Brainard Lake Recreation Area, and just like Brainard it can be extremely windy. But if you make it past midget pine trees and ice covered lakes to the rocky top, you’ll hear the shrill sounds of pikas and likely see some mountain chickadees!Here is the video:
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