Category Archives: Newsletters

March – April 2017

Riparian area in Patagonia-Sonoita Preserve, in SE Arizona © Maryann Gaug

Here’s the latest Rocky Mountain Outdoors, and it’s chock-full of great articles and the latest on our upcoming conference. Read the review of member John Catsis’s book of memoirs; how member Kenita Gibbins ‘wages peace;’ plus our usual popular regulars: Jack’s Jaunts, the President’s Column, Writer’s Corner, and more.
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January – February 2017

Northern Flicker female

Female Northern Flicker © Linda Martin

Start the new year right – read the latest issue of Rocky Mountain Outdoors. Up-to-the-minute information about the upcoming conference in Sierra Vista, Arizona April 23-27, including Tom Ulrich’s Bird Photography Field Trips before and after the official conference, plus new members, announcements, reminders, and excellent articles.

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November – December 2016

Ghost Town in the Yukon

Ruin in Silver City Ghost Town near Kluane Lake in the Yukon © Jack Olson

The latest issue of Rocky Mountain Outdoors is here. It’s chock-full of marvelous stuff: the latest on our upcoming conference in Sierra Vista, Arizona; a wonderful article by member Myra Wood Bennett about her love affair with the San Juan Mountains around Ouray, Colorado and two very special people from there; plus of course Jack’s Jaunts, Writer’s Corner, and President’s Column; announcements from Buck Knives and Cotton Carrier; and a fun look at a 1923 school teacher’s contract.

Click to download a 1.9MB pdf or, for higher quality photos, download the 4.0MB pdf.

September – October 2016

2016 Humorous Entry © Linda Martin

“Lighter cars get better gas mileage.” © Linda Martin – Humorous Contest 2016

Hot off the presses… the fifth newsletter of 2016, with updates on the upcoming conference, the results of this year’s Humorous Contest, mention of a member get-together on one of Colorado’s “fourteeners,” the 2016 scholarship recipient, and more.

Click to download a 1.6MB pdf or, for higher quality photos, download the 6.8MB pdf.

July – August 2016

Queens Garden Trail Bryce Canyon NP

RMOWPers on the Queens Garden Trail © Cecilia Travis

The contest and post-conference newsletter is here. The weather during the conference couldn’t have been better, and everyone seemed to enjoy themselves. In such a splendid locale, who could help it. Click here for a 2.0 MB pdf of the newsletter, or if you’d like a higher resolution, click here for a 9.9 MB pdf.

March – April 2016

sunset Bryce Canyon NP

Sunset from our campsite in Bryce Canyon National Park © Don Laine

Here’s the second issue of Rocky Mountain Outdoors for 2016. With more conference reviews from Jack Olson, a review of a new book by former member Wayne Turner, our regular writer’s and president’s columns, member news, and more.

Click to download a 1.9 MB pdf, or for higher quality photos, download the 4.5 MB pdf.

January – February 2016

Bryce Canyon National Park

Sun-seeking trees on Wall Street section of Navajo Loop Trail © Jack Olson

The first newsletter for 2016 is here — and it’s chock-full of fascinating stuff on our upcoming conference at Bryce Canyon National Park, plus our regular columns.

Click to download a 1.8MB pdf or, for better quality photos, download the 6.5MB pdf.

November – December 2015

Contest Winners attending the conference (c) Don Laine

Contest Winners attending the conference (c) Don Laine

This issue of Rocky Mountain Outdoors contains the winners and a number of their photos, a great article about the 4-wheel-drive trip into the mountains, other conference news, and more.

Click to download a 2MB pdf of the newsletter or, for better photo quality, here is an 8.5MB pdf.