Welcome!

2014 3rd Place
Photo Award Winners

Click on a photo to view a larger image, and scroll through the set.

  • Sunrise in the Canyon - 3rd Place Image from Last Conference - William Horton
  • Swiss Glacier - 3rd Place Scenics - Gayle Biggs
  • Princely Daisy - 3rd Place Flora - Frank Zurey
  • Reaching for Gold - 3rd Place Fauna - Beto Gutierrez
  • On the Edge - 3rd Place People in Nature - Beto Gutierrez
  • London Bridge 2013 - 3rd Place Historical - Fred Lord
  • Being Roped - 3rd Place Cultural - Ken Papaleo
  • Lunar Eclipse - 3rd Place Events - William Horton
  • Plateau Tableau - 3rd Place Altered/Composite - Katherine Horton
  • Love Birds - 3rd Place Black & White - Frank Zurey
  • Up Close & Personal - 3rd Place Novice - Cheyenne Mease
  • Sanctuary 13 - 3rd Place Published Images - Katherine Horton

Contact us

Reach us anytime at info@rmowp.org

Welcome to the home of the Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers!

Formed in 1973, Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers, Inc., is a regional organization of professional and aspiring communicators, dedicated to sharing the outdoor experience. Through writing, photography, broadcast media, and artistic expression, members provide information about the recreational and natural resources found in the Rocky Mountain West. Become a part of our creative community and:

  • Attend the annual conference — Explore the magnificent San Juan Range around Ouray, Colorado — join us September 21-24, 2015.
  • Participate in our annual contest — deadline this year was June 22, 2015.
  • Take a workshop — Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado June 21-25, 2016.
  • Apply for our scholarship — deadline May 30 each year
  • Meet some of our members — see what we’re up to.

We need your inspiration, participation, and support. YOU are the organization!


Recent news

Places for Autumn Color around Ouray

Posted on Aug 27th, 2015 - By Katherine Horton - 0 Comments

Article and Photographs by William Horton Your Ouray-Area Fall-Color Cheat Sheet is ready for download here. It is in PDF format and will…

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Posted on Aug 27th, 2015 - By admin - 0 Comments

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Coyote Studies

Posted on Jul 10th, 2015 - By admin - 0 Comments

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Planning for Conference 2016

Posted on Jul 9th, 2015 - By admin - 0 Comments

by Don Laine The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary next year, so of course RMOWP has to have our annual conference in a…

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