Text & photo by Virginia Parker Staat
“Beware the ides of March.” ~ William Shakespeare
Six-foot-plus Eric is dwarfed by the simple sign.
Would Eric really do it?
As I write this, we have just come off the Dempster Highway, one of my favorite roads on the planet. This road is the most northern you can drive in Canada during the summer. Continue reading
Streaky dunes after a rain © Don Laine
By Don Laine
Those planning to come to RMOWP’s 2018 conference September 23-26 need to know about a change in time for the guided field trip into Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. Continue reading
Five horsemen travel along upper Medano Creek in Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve near Alamosa, Colorado. by William Horton
Hot off the presses: the last newsletter before conference. News, announcements, photos, tips … it’s all here. Click to download it now.
It’s wonderful what you can see while walking around the campground at Great Sand Dunes. © Don Laine
Click here to see and download a pdf of the newsletter. You’ll find all your favorite columns, some announcements, the latest information about our upcoming conference in Alamosa/Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in Colorado, and more.
Article & photos by Jack Olson
I came west for the mountains. Mountains, mountains, mountains. Who knew that a third of Colorado was plains? I would surely never head out east. What’s out there?
A story. Continue reading
by Virginia Parker Staat
“Tell me the facts and I’ll learn.
Tell me the truth and I’ll believe.
But tell me a story and it will live in my heart forever.”
~ Native American Proverb
Years ago I attended a literary reading series. After one of the writers finished reading his essay aloud, he asked the audience an intriguing question, Continue reading
Male Painted Bunting © John Thornton
RMOWP member John Thornton writes about a recent experience at his Stillwater, Oklahoma home: Continue reading
Cumbres & Toltec narrow gauge steam train preparing to leave the Chama station © 1991 Don Laine
In addition to the many field trips planned during, pre- and post- conference, several workshops have now been nailed down. Continue reading
Longtime RMOWP member Robert Stone has released the fourth edition of Day Hikes Around Santa Barbara, Continue reading
Three new 110 Folding Hunter knives from Buck.
Buck Knives, a longtime supporter of RMOWP, has introduced a variety of new knives,
including additions to its famed 110 Folding Hunter® line, the knife that put the company on the map in 1963. Continue reading