2 Burst results for "Colorado Mountain College"
"colorado mountain college" Discussed on Oil and Gas Startups Podcast
"Can't. I can't see them and go stomping around being billy. I really don't so like yeah. I can kind of relate to that experience in the in the in the service. Because i was in the corps cadets takes. Am so right. Yeah exact same thing. Yes though sees well no not really but My boss at haas that. I work with every day. They're great dude. He was a core really. Yep was down. Well first of all i did all for years to. I don't know why you gotta throw that out there like i didn't. I don't understand that that'll dig right there. But i'll take it so so okay. So union bro. Our air force mood bet. Colorado you ever making snow all right snow. And then i got activated. I involuntarily voluntarily activation. This nine eleven. This is post nine. Eleven when we're going into iraq yup joe so ground troops. Were getting getting ready to go to aren curtain. No no was forced. Air force was calling the coronation during freedom. Yeah during technical term. Whatever but i wish they would hire me to come up with the the names of like operations. I feel like they'd be good and sometimes they want they can be punny so anyway. Let's keep on systems. Two thousand two thousand two and gus yup and So colorado guard got involuntarily activated so This is before. I found colorado school mine so i was making snow and go on to night school at colorado mountain college. In leadville for ski area operations oca- so and then again air force righted the ship for millions. Instead you know. If i was going down that path that was going to be a ski bum right and i wouldn't be sitting here talking to you. Unlikely i'd be sitting here talking to you on. I got i got activated sent over to iraq for a couple of months by the time the ground forces went into baghdad like hey you air force guys cannot shoot weapons. Were not willing to trust you with shit. Go home okay. We're like okay. Where's the plane. Don't forget john went home. Finish the last year so they stayed. That kept me active duty for one year. So that's the whole. That's why i did five years Four right so did you get called into now. He was already still act okay serving in germany. Supporting over there right well is that mindset for you i mean obviously you know you get in the world different place and all that stuff in literally you know nine eleven happened and you're kind of out obviously is probably pretty close to you just because obviously military involvement so so what was that mindset for you like i guess when it was like a senior not done. Yeah we need you back. I mean was that like okay now. It's real was. I was young. I was like yeah. That sounds like an adventure. I mean. I'm in college for ski. Our operations which was emt. So i could be escaped trailer and snow-making one and grooming one. Remember school. i mean those were my classes right. So but when i got activated i had to drop. Those glasses. went to iraq and was an adventure was a perfect time adventure. Yeah so how close are those like. Hbo mini like a how. Close they to what it was like a now..
"colorado mountain college" Discussed on Go West, Young Podcast
"Session right now racing to an end so i appreciate you taking the time today in the middle of all that i want to ask about this proposed keep colorado wild pass and how that would change. How parks funded. Yeah will right now first of all when you buy a seasonal parks pass if you have one particular vehicle it's the eighty dollar pass in if you have if you have a couple of vehicles you wanna do transferable pass. It's one hundred twenty dollars what we're proposing in this particular. It's a bill that's coming to legislative process right now call. Keep colorado wild. You're you're park pass is going to be tied to the point of sale for your vehicle. Registration and so other states have a very similar model for example montana an idaho state of michigan where you're automatically enrolled in this new state parks pass unless you let if unless you let the department motor-vehicle nil that you're not inching pass. You can opt out and so the idea is that we're going to offer this. This huge discount. It's going to be at least fifty percent off. I mean we hope to get down to maybe twenty dollars which would be really amazing and really look through the lens of what are the barriers right now. For people to to visit a state park it could be financially. Potentially it could be a transportation issue. But let's let's pretend we can wipe out those barriers and let's make it as cheap as possible. Let's try to offer this at amazing discounted rate and get people outdoors I'm so in personally you know That i grew up. You know Outdoors whenever whenever i could get an and it was a game changer. For me you know. When i graduated from high school and i ended up going to colorado mountain college originally and then western state and gunnison but the the outdoors was such a way for me to like we generate my soul That i thought for sure. I was going gonna make a living. You know In the outdoors either as a outdoor adventure guide or doing search and rescue up denali and it can be very therapeutic in and i talked to folks you know especially during this challenging cova time which for the listeners. I hope you're all okay But but having our state park system having that open during that whole time when other states closed down was a game changer for people's Wellness for their mental health for their physical health and Very important sales looking at the national scale here. The biden administration is pushing. Its america the beautiful initiative which we've talked a lot about on the podcast before the big point would be to protect thirty percent of america's land and water by the end of the decade and the vision. I involves ground up conservation efforts so do you see colorado fitting into that vision do you see. Dnr being able to to lead that in a way that could be a model for the the west or the.