Mountain Protection Award UIAA

Bear Mountain State Park is situated in rugged mountains rising from the west bank of the Hudson River. The park features a large play field, shaded picnic groves, lake and river fishing access, a swimming pool, Trailside Museums and Zoo , hiking, biking and cross-country ski trails. An outdoor rink is open to ice skaters from late October through mid-March. The Perkins Memorial Tower atop Bear Mountain affords spectacular views of the park, the Hudson Highlands and Harriman State Park. Perkins Memorial Drive and Tower are open from April through late November, weather permitting. The migration of the Mexican poor is the largest human movement across a border on the planet. It was triggered by the destruction of peasant agriculture at the hands of the North American Free Trade Agreement, by the corruption of the Mexican state, by the growing violence in Mexico, and exacerbated by the millions of Mexicans working illegally in the U.S. who send money home to finance their families’ trips north. It should be seen as a natural shift of a species. We need ecologists on the border; the politicians have become pointless.mountain

For seven weeks beginning in late December 1944, the Siege of Budapest strangled the city. As the one-million-strong Red Army tightened their grip, deaths from shelling and starvation mounted, eventually reaching nearly 40,000 in that short period. In the area of Budapest where my indexing projects are taken from, the stretch from January 13-19 was particularly calamitous.mountain

Luckily this was just a harmless little snake that soon was scooped up and taken back to the banks of the river where his home no doubt is. North Idaho has no poisonous snakes, and of course my husband assured me that he had no triangular shape to his head, so we were fine. Whew!

The full suspension is made up of a sealed cartridge with the travel distance of 4 inches found on the frame and the fork suspension provided by SR Suntour with the travel distance of 100mm, the rear coil shock is provided by Kindschock. The aluminum frame helps with the strength of the structure also proving a positive factor when weight is considered.mountain

Southeast Tourism Society is a member based educator and marketer for tourism throughout the southeast region. In addition to marketing college, STS hosts the annual Legislative Summit in Washington D.C. where tourism professionals can come to call on their federally elected official to discuss with and seek support for national and state tourism projects and business opportunities important to the success of tourism nationally and at local levels.