Welcome!

2014 2nd Place
Photo Award Winners

  • Colorado National Monument Sunrise - 2nd Place Image from Last Conference - Fred Lord
  • Northern Lights & Moon - 2nd Place Scenics - Al Perry
  • Ancient Ponderosa - 2nd Place Flora - William Horton
  • Black Skimmer - 2nd Place Fauna - Frank Zurey
  • Isn't This Just Great! - 2nd Place People in Nature - William Horton
  • Before the Pilgrims - 2nd Place Historical - William Horton
  • Artist at Festival - 2nd Place Cultural - Gayle Biggs
  • House Fire 2 - 2nd Place Events - Frank Zurey
  • International Water Lily Collection at San Angelo - 2nd Place Altered/Composite - Kent Taylor
  • Family of Cranes - 2nd Place Black & White - Fred Lord
  • When Momma Gets Mad - 2nd Place Novice - Virginia Staat
  • Bursting Bubble - 2nd Place Published Images - William 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 is June 22, 2015. Rules & entry form will be out in March.
  • Take a workshop — Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado June 23-27, 2015.
  • 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

Buck Knives’ New Products

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Buck Knives, a longtime corporate friend of RMOWP, has announced new products for 2015, including an entirely new line of signature hunting knives…

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RMOWP Heads to Ouray, Colorado in 2015

Posted on Nov 9th, 2014 - By admin - 0 Comments

One of the most beautiful locations in one of America’s most beautiful states is the site of RMOWP’s 2015 conference, and if Mother Nature…

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Valle Vidal ~ Graveyard of a Fascinating Culture

Posted on Nov 9th, 2014 - By admin - 0 Comments

by Jack Olson Back in 1989, Don and Barb Laine, along with the late Augie Schmuhl of Santa Fe, hosted a RMOWP conference in Red River, New…

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Ameliorate the Verbiage

Posted on Nov 8th, 2014 - By admin - 0 Comments

by Virginia Parker Staat “I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words Bother me.” ~ A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh Ameliorate. My young…

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