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Re: Man vs. Colorado?

Post by Jim Davies » Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:40 pm

Lost Creek Wilderness. It's easy to stay lost there. Or maybe he could wrestle a real bear in suburban Aspen.
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Re: Man vs. Colorado?

Post by jaymz » Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:43 pm

I think the Rockies episode was somewhere along the Montana/Canada border.
I say drop him in Five Points.
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Re: Man vs. Colorado?

Post by wildlobo71 » Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:53 pm

At least he does his own stunts.

edit: Yes, the lava bridge is different than the one Bear crosses... does it matter?

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Re: Man vs. Colorado?

Post by Teledon360 » Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:56 pm

I think he has never been to Colorado because of how much accessibility our wildernesses have. I think I heard somewhere you can not walk 7 miles in any direction (besides on the ridge of a mountain range) without coming across a rode. Colorado is rugged, but one of the things that makes it so great is also the thing that I think deterred them from making the Rockies episode in Colorado.
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Re: Man vs. Colorado?

Post by clemsonmtneer » Fri Sep 18, 2009 8:02 pm

What about the San Juans? From my understanding there are some very remote areas in that part of the state.
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Re: Man vs. Colorado?

Post by traderaaron » Fri Sep 18, 2009 8:09 pm

Teledon360 wrote:I think he has never been to Colorado because of how much accessibility our wildernesses have. I think I heard somewhere you can not walk 7 miles in any direction (besides on the ridge of a mountain range) without coming across a rode. Colorado is rugged, but one of the things that makes it so great is also the thing that I think deterred them from making the Rockies episode in Colorado.
They've done plenty of episodes a lot closer to a road than you might realize.

There are tons of isolated areas in Colorado.

The far n.w. corner would be good, Dinorsaur NM and Cold Spring Mountain. The Gore range has some very isolated drainages, the La Garita's see very few people.

Les Stroud on Survivorman has had problems with running into people before when he was doing his show and he has to explain to them why he doesn't need rescue.
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Re: Man vs. Colorado?

Post by larkinrx2 » Fri Sep 18, 2009 8:10 pm

i say send him up Quandary and see if he makes it :D
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Re: Man vs. Colorado?

Post by AnnieUpHigh » Fri Sep 18, 2009 9:04 pm

But can he find his way down Holy Cross?
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Re: Man vs. Colorado?

Post by cheeseburglar » Fri Sep 18, 2009 9:14 pm

Probably the toughest place in CO is the flat tops in winter. Lots of roads and wind, but nobody in there right mind would be up there. I don't know how they'd capture audio with the high winds.
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Re: Man vs. Colorado?

Post by larkinrx2 » Fri Sep 18, 2009 10:01 pm

cheeseburglar wrote:Probably the toughest place in CO is the flat tops in winter. Lots of roads and wind, but nobody in there right mind would be up there. I don't know how they'd capture audio with the high winds.

they can get Lucas to build a sound stage :lol:
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Re: Man vs. Colorado?

Post by giarcd » Sat Sep 19, 2009 8:43 am

Cheese B,
There are a tremendous number of folks that snowmobile on the Flat Tops week after week ,throughout the winter.
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Re: Man vs. Colorado?

Post by Rockymtnhigh69 » Sat Sep 19, 2009 3:02 pm

I say dump him up near the Bridger Teton Wilderness in Wyoming about 50 miles or so east of 191... That is some of the most remote terrain in the US.
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