National Geographic : 1954 Aug
) national ueograpnic Society 223 Kodachromes by Kathleen Revis High-country Hiking Sharpens Appetites and Makes Sleep Welcome 4 At a campsite near Steamboat Springs, Joanne Mahkorn broils sliced ham in a skillet made of aluminum foil and a forked stick. Packing a roll of foil eliminates the need for heavy, bulky utensils. - The author's companions pause for a bit of Nature study. In the Elk Mountains, near Aspen, they examine needles and cones of Engelmann spruce. Near timberline, spring's first tinge of green shows on slender aspens. 4 Daybreak in Mesa Verde National Park: Campers catch a last few winks before climbing out of their sleeping bags. Groundcloths and ponchos keep dampness out; air mattresses ward off sharp stones.