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November 28, 2014

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James Hurja, left, a USFS soil scientist and burn response coordinator for Mt. Charleston, Randy Swick, center, Spring Mountains National Recreation Area manager, walk through an area near the Cathedral Rock Picnic Area on Mt. Charleston Tuesday, May 27, 2014. The mountain is showing signs of recovery, about one year after the Carpenter 1 Fire that scorched almost 28,000 acres in 2013.

Steve Marcus

James Hurja, left, a USFS soil scientist and burn response coordinator for Mt. Charleston, Randy Swick, center, Spring Mountains National Recreation Area manager, walk through an area near the Cathedral Rock Picnic Area on Mt. Charleston Tuesday, May 27, 2014. The mountain is showing signs of recovery, about one year after the Carpenter 1 Fire that scorched almost 28,000 acres in 2013.