Welcome to the home of the Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers! Formed in 1973, Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers, Inc., is an 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 — October 5-8, 2020 with headquarters in Alamogordo, New Mexico and field trips to White Sands National Monument, Oliver Lee Memorial State Park, and more.
- Participate in our annual contest — this year’s deadline will be announced in early 2020.
- Meet some of our members — see what we’re up to.
We need your inspiration, participation, and support. YOU are the organization!
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Photo Award Winners
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Mark your calendars for the 2020 conference of Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers – October 5 to 8 – headquartering in Alamogordo, New Mexico. That’s Sunday through Thursday night.
Why Alamogordo? Mainly because it’s the closest place to some of the most scenic and fascinating destinations in southern New Mexico.(more…)
Rocky Mountain National Park is popular. Very popular. It had the third highest number of visitors of any national park last year, and for two very good reasons: the scenery is spectacular and the wildlife abundant. Imagine how annoying it is when you’re trying to get a shot of a wonderful snow-capped mountain peak, and those pesky elk or moose keep blocking your view.(more…)