Royal Gorge

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Roy·al Gorge

A long narrow canyon formed by the Arkansas River in south-central Colorado. Its near-vertical walls are more than 300 m (1,000 ft) high.
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Some of the destinations offered by Explorer Tours includes Rocky Mountain national park, mount Evans, boulder, red rocks amphitheater, Denver, garden of the gods, royal gorge bridge and Pikes Peak.
Leslie Cacy, 28, of Canon City, was standing near the rear of the Royal Gorge Railroad train Saturday evening when she fell as it was backing up to the station about four miles away, the sheriff's office says in a statement on its Facebook page.
The resort recently added a lift for access to more heart-pumping expert terrain as well as nordic ski trails connecting to its new sibling, Royal Gorge, the biggest cross-country resort in the United States.
Among the other major fires threatening the state, the Royal Gorge Fire, which was less than 10 percent contained on Wednesday, had already consumed more than 1,500 hectares, according to the forest fire website Inciweb.
The separate fire southwest of Colorado Springs forced the closure of one of the state's leading tourist attractions, the Royal Gorge Bridge, and the overnight evacuation of more than 905 inmates from the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility in Canon City to other prisons.
The jumpers were arrested shortly after, but continued with jumps in the US from the Golden Gate and Royal Gorge bridges, spreading the concept worldwide.
THE ROYAL GORGE BRIDGE - COLORADO, U.S.: The Royal Gorge Bridge near Canon City, Colorado, is 1053 feet above the Arkansas River.
Royal Gorge Route Railroad, a US-based rail company, has announced new lunch and dinner train services.
An optional three-day pre-convention warehouse tour to a cold storage facility, coupled with a guided city tour of Denver, Colorado, and a full-day visit to the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park in Canon City, will run from April 20-24.
I was propelled feet-first back towards the Royal Gorge bridge - only to plummet earthwards once more.
APPROACHING the spectacular Royal Gorge in Colorado, it occurred to me that this must be the finest place in the world to enjoy the Great Outdoors.
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