Transforming Sierra County Into An Adventure Destination

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Cuchillo resident LeRoy Henderson was in his yard last winter when a couple of out-of-state elk hunters drove into his driveway to inquire if an antique truck he had was for sale. After telling them no, Henderson said they asked him “What is there to do around here — is there someone we can hire to take us on some hikes or sightseeing tours?” The two men had paid thousands of dollars to spend a week hunting elk in the nearby Gila National Forest, and after bagging their limit on day one were looking for some adventure nearby, they said. Sierra County residents know there is an abundance of adventurous activities within a day’s drive, but for an out-of-town visitor who ends up here without a guide to direct them to these……