Thank you for your donation on #GivingTuesday!
Wow! Thanks to everyone who donated to RMBL yesterday on #GivingTuesday to celebrate science and education in Gothic! We exceeded our challenge and received $6,716 which equals a total $16,716 with the 2 to 1 match from Dr. Rosemary Smith, Dr. Rick Williams, and Dr. David and Bonnie Inouye. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!! The RMBL community is amazing!!
Photo of Gothic Mountain by Dr. David Inouye
Join RMBL for a Life-changing Summer!
Independent research is at the core of every student's summer in Gothic and RMBL offers an intensive mountain field work experience that includes immersion in an active scientific community. Learn more about our education program and check out the 2014 Coursework Flyer HERE.
Photo of 2013 students on their first hike up to East Maroon Pass by David Beigel.
Visit Gothic This Winter
Come and explore the upper East River Valley this winter - the backcountry touring around Gothic is spectacular! RMBL offers two huts for winter use in Gothic and both are available for skiers and snowshoers. For more information or to check availability, click. HERE.
View of the upper East River valley (photo by Dr. George Aldridge).
RMBL has raised $2 million of the $2.8 million needed to build the new Gothic Community Center, but the urgency to build the new building is heightened because construction will take two summers, due to Gothic’s inaccessibility in winter. Help us finish this project with a donation to the new Community Center today!
Behind the construction zone, Enders Dining Hall and Mammal Lab cabin are buttoned up for winter. Photo by Laurel Runcie
Summer May Be Over In Gothic...
But research teams from around the country are back at their home labs, analyzing data, writing papers, and planning for new experiments for next season. Join RMBL this winter as we highlight some of the blogs and lab websites that share their Rocky Mountain research with the world. Check out the UCLA Marmots Minutes research blog from the Blumstein Lab HERE.
Yellow-bellied marmot (Marmota flaviventris) in Gothic (photo by Ben Hulsey).
Can you remember the first time you came to Gothic?
We captured impressions from summer 2013 students during their first weeks at RMBL. Check it out to learn who they are, where they came from, and what RMBL means to them.
Come back and visit!