Welcome!

2016 3rd Place
Photo Award Winners

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

  • Nature's Window - 3rd Place Image from Last Conference - Ken Papaleo
  • Veliki Slap - 3rd Place Scenics - Bill Horton
  • Wildflower Meadow - 3rd Place Flora - Dan Bernskoetter
  • Backyard Bandit - 3rd Place Fauna - Joanna Gray
  • Crossing Lake Superior at sundown - 3rd Place People in Nature - Al Perry
  • Cable Family Mill - 3rd Place Historical - Terry Guthrie
  • Ready to Rodeo - 3rd Place Cultural - Gayle Biggs
  • After the Forest Fire - 3rd Place Events - Maryann Gaug
  • Milky Way Moon - 3rd Place Altered/Composite - Dan Bernskoetter
  • Spring fawn - 3rd Place Black & White - Dan Bernskoetter
  • Denali Moose - 3rd Place Novice - Virginia Staat
  • Landmannalaugar Hot Springs - 3rd Place Published Images - Bill 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 — April 23-26, 2017 in Sierra Vista, Arizona.
  • Participate in our annual contest — deadline is January 23, 2017.
  • Take a workshop — Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado June 20-24, 2017.
  • 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

Member Obituaries

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RMOWP recently lost two current members and a former charter member. Thomas Ulrich, 68, of West Glacier, Montana, died February 10, just 39 days…

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Book Review: Immigrants’ Son

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Immigrants' Son — Their Stories & Mine Book Review by Barbara Laine A great story-teller with a crisp, journalistic style, RMOWP member and…

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Sites to See Around Sierra Vista

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  Article & photos by Maryann Gaug During our Sierra Vista conference, activities will take us to many remarkable places around Sierra…

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Buck Announces New Knives

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Buck Knives, a longtime supporter of RMOWP, has announced several new products, including a 75th anniversary edition of the 119 Special, Buck’s…

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