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The year in video: top 10 for 2010

Four of the most viewed videos from 2010 were from Copper Mountain Sunsation in April.  This immensely popular music festival featured some top-notch acts.  All of the videos can be viewed at the Summit Voice YouTube channel.  A link to this channel can also be found on the right sidebar.

  1. Pepper at Copper Mountain Sunsation, April 10, 2010
  2. Passafire at Copper Mountain Sunsation, April 10, 2010
  3. Lighting of Breckenridge, December 4, 2010
  4. Sunsation at Copper Mountain, Colorado, April 10, 2010
  5. Moose sighting on Peak 7, Breckenridge, Colorado
  6. A Mushroom Foray in Summit County, Colorado
  7. Historic Engine #9 returns to Breckenridge, Colorado, 12-14-2010
  8. Breckenridge Ski Area, November 16, 2010
  9. A Moose and Her Calf in Breckenridge, Colorado
  10. Copper Sunsation April 18, 2010

My own personal favorite came in at #9, “A Moose and Her Calf”.  I was standing at my kitchen window early one morning last March and I saw the moose standing at the end of my driveway.  I dashed for my camera and by the time I got back with it, she had moved into the back yard, and it was then that I saw that she was accompanied by her calf.  Since my deck is well above the level of the yard, I was able to stand on the deck and take video of them without disturbing them.  It was a wonderful moment for me and I’m so glad I was able to capture it.

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Video: Exploring Summit County’s mushrooms

Get to know some of the high country’s fascinating fungi

SUMMIT COUNTY — Summer rains have helped underground fungi send up their spore-bearing fruit, or mushrooms, as we commonly call them. In some moist forests, there are huge clumps of fragrant, edible chanterelles, while near treeline, giant porcini and poisonous amanitas grow profusely. Watch the short video to learn about the ecology of some of the fungi growing on the slopes of the Tenmile Range, near Breckenridge, and click on this link to see all the rest of our mushroom stories, including several slide shows and photo galleries.

Also, this coming weekend, many of the country’s top mushroom experts will be in Colorado for the 50th annual foray of the North American Mycological Association. Get more information here.

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