We empower communities to utilize science and innovate solutions that address current and legacy issues and to improve our communities’ quality of life. According to the history of the formation of Mount Bromo and sea of sand originated from the two mountains huddled together with each other. Tengger mountain (4,000 m asl) which is the largest and highest mountain at that time. Then a small eruption, volcanic material thrown into the southeast to form a large and deep valley to the village cows kerep. Massive eruption created a caldera with a diameter of more than eight kilometers. Because inside the caldera, the eruption of volcanic material piled up in and now a sea of sand and in the expected time immemorial been filled with water and then follow-up activity is the emergence of the middle aisle caldera magma giving rise to the mountain – a new mountain, among others, Ocean sand, Widodaren Mountain, Mount Watangan, Chair Mountain, Mount Batok and Mount Bromo.
So I have a red card, again, year 31. I don’t know if I will go on any fires or in what capacity. It’s hard to fit them in, two weeks in a summer that’s short enough already. This is probably my last WCT, and I am coming around to being OK with it. There are plenty of other worlds to visit.
Big Mountain Campground has a rich history of family traditions, scenic views, and timeless nostalgia. Established in 1970 this inviting campground was started by two loving people, Jim and Carolyn Ockey. Through its many name changes: Horse Shoe Bar Ranch, Ranch Camp, KOA Campground, Camperworld Nebo Loop, and now Ockey’s Big Mountain Campground, the intention has stayed the same; A friendly, inviting, enjoyable campground. A place you can sit back, relax, and enjoy. Its basis that friends and family are key, is still the focused belief. So come join us for the stay of your dreams, the time of your life, the place you’ll always remember….Ockey’s Big Mountain Campground.
The Mountain Institute protects critical mountain ecosystems and promotes prosperous livelihoods to create resilient mountain communities. We work closely with moutain communities, combining loal and indigenous knowledge with the latest science to develop practical conservation and development solutions. With non-profit, government, academic and private-sector partners, our programs promote natural resource conservation, sustainable economic development, climate change adaptation and resilience and cultural preservation.
Wrapping up the race weekend…two teammates Judd Kulas and Brian Fischer raced the Michaux Maximus. Judd placed 6th in Mens Vet with a time of 2:18.50 in the 20 mile course and Brian finished 8th in the 40 mile course with a time of 4:36.10. Awesome job guys!