Bruce ‘The Hiking Viking’ Bro

Bruce “The Hiking Viking” Bro, head of the National Foundation for Danish America, is welcomed at the U.S. 50 and Colorado Trail crossing west of Salida. Bro, an Iowa native who now calls Phoenix, Arizona home, started his trek on June 29 near Denver, and expects to complete the 485-mile hike on Aug. 12 in Durango. Here, he’s met by his cousin, Dr. Reed Bro, left, of Colorado Springs and Crestone, and Salida artist Mary E. Staby. The Bro and Staby families have been friends for three generations. Bruce Bro, 62, has topped 20 of Colorado’s fourteeners and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. His Colorado trek is a fundraiser for Hiking for Danish America,


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