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IOR Productions

PO Box 540, Meeker, Colorado 81641
970-878-5677
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Take a summer journey across Colorado's Flat Tops Wilderness Area,

"Island Of The Rockies" on DVD

$13.95 plus $2.50 S&H 

Trappers Lake Lodge was destroyed by the "Big Fish" fire on August 16, 2002, and has been completely rebuilt. Out of the 16 structures at Trappers Lake, 9 were consumed by this runaway blaze. The wilderness fire moved very fast and through the Skinnyfish, McGinnis lakes area. Trails were closed in the Marvine area for a time.

The 62 minute video filmed in 1997, shows all the beautiful country that was under siege by the fast-growing "Big Fish" wildfire of 2002.

"Island Of The Rockies - Sights and Sounds of the Flat Tops Wilderness" was the video winner in the 1998 Writing and Photo Competition held by Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers in April, 1999 at Tucson, Arizona.

"Their video is pretty neat - a lot of footage of scenery and not a lot of distracting dialog. They tried, successfully I think, to show the viewer what will be found in the wilderness - terrific scenery, lots of wildlife, and few sounds of man." Al Marlowe, Executive Director and Newsletter Editor of Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers.

Original Ute Indian Music

Click on the link above to listen to "Wayne's Song", original Ute Indian music written, played and sung by Wayne Gardner exclusively for the "Island Of The Rockies" video. Wayne's Native American ancestors lived in the White River Valley, next to the Flat Tops Wilderness. After reviewing a draft copy of the Flat Tops Wilderness video, he let his spirit move him to create this beautiful song in memory of his people who went before him. Wayne has two cassettes/CD's on the market at this time. Our favorite is "Hummingbirds - Native American Flute Ensemble". Wayne also writes and illustrates children's books. He and his family live on the reservation at White Rocks, Utah. What a talented, gentle and wonderful man!

Listen to Sounds of Elk in the Wilderness - Awesome!

Add this 64-minute video to your home library for only $13.95 plus $2.50 postage, and experience this pristine area in its natural state. Show friends why the idea of WILDERNESS is so important. The 235,230 acre area was filmed in sequence with total authenticity. Enjoy the sights and sounds, including original Ute Indian flute music and songs, as if you were actually here. Take your map with you and imagine how it looks and feels to be alone in the wilderness. Call 970-878-5677 to order. Collect one of the many precious "gems" of our heritage! Enjoy your trip!

John Muir

Click on the link above to hear what this famous writer has to say about wilderness, no matter where it's located. Words to remember!
Colorado Columbine
Colorado Columbine
Ampitheatre at Trappers Lake
Ampitheatre at Trappers Lake

Rumor has it...When God takes a vacation, he comes to the Flat Tops Wilderness - you should too!! After you see this video, you'll want to saddle up or put on your hiking boots and visit this unspoiled paradise.


The video was filmed by Walt Brown, a member of

 Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers (RMOWP).

Walt is a 3rd generation native of the Meeker area. Most of the filming was done during the summer of 1997 in the back yard of the towns surrounding this beautiful island in the White River National Forest. Professional guides say this is a MUST SEE for anyone venturing into the area, guided or not... the one and only video of the Flat Tops Wilderness. Buy now and show family and friends the splendor of Colorado's FIRST wilderness area.

See the reason the Flat Tops Wilderness caused the enactment of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and is called "The Cradle Of The Wilderness Areas".

You'll see the Flat Tops bighorn sheep herd, ptarmigan, and blue grouse, along with thousands of elk, including cows, calves, yearlings and bulls filmed in their wilderness summer home. The video shows this unspoiled area both from an AERIAL VIEW and from the ground. Trappers Lake, Skinnyfish Lake, McGinnis Lake, Lake Of The Woods, Island Lake, Deer Lake, The Marvine drainage, South Fork, Big Fish basin, Shingle Peak, Turret Peak area, Derby Peak, Stillwater, Gardner Park, Wall Lake, Johnson Park, Oyster Lake area, Lost Solar Park and more - they're shown in all their glory.

Original Ute Indian flute music and songs. Original banjo, guitar and mandolin music.
Filmed with Sony digital equipment and digitally produced.

DVD is yours for only $13.95 + $2.50 First Class Postage

You can contact us at the following address any time to order by phone.

We accept check or credit card - Call to order or mail a check.

Great gift idea!!  Orders are shipped via 1st class mail.

IOR Productions, PO Box 540, Meeker, CO 81641

Phone:  970-878-5677

Flat Tops Video

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