Most people can’t wait for their annual vacation—time to kick back, slack off a bit and recharge. A sandy beach in some tropical haven, maybe, lazing by a pool, cool drink in hand, with everything at the ready. Continue reading Member Honored by Wild Sheep Foundation
The third edition of Rocky Mountain Outdoors for 2013 is ready to download. New in this edition is Jack Olsen’s homage to Glacier National Park, Virginia Staats’ timely article about the power of punctuation, and Al Perry’s tips for photographing the northern lights.
Robert Stone of Red Lodge, Montana, a longtime award-winning member of RMOWP, has released two new hiking guides, the fourth edition of Day Hikes Around Missoula, Montana; and the second edition of Day Hikes Around Monterey & Carmel. Continue reading RMOWP Author Releases Two New Hiking Guides
Annapolis, Maryland photographer John Hanou is RMOWP’s newest member, thanks to a nudge from president Al Perry. John tells us that his photographic interests include landscapes and cemeteries, and that in addition to photography he writes and lectures. His professional credits include fine art photography and other books including A Round Indiana: Round Barns in the Hoosier State; The Angel of Angel Hill: A Visual Journey of Smith Cemetery; Mourning Blooms, volumes 1 and 2; Light is Life; and Lilly’s Wake.
We are sad to report that former RMOWP member Betty Parker and current member Ronald Bettger passed away recently. Continue reading Betty Parker and Ron Bettger Die
It’s nice to have friends, and Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers & Photographers is fortunate to have some well-placed friends in the outdoor recreation business community. We welcome three new additions to our circle: Bear & Son Cutlery, T-REIGN Retractable Gear Tethers, and RESTOP Personal Portable Sanitation Systems. Continue reading RMOWP Welcomes New Corporate Friends
The newest issue of Rocky Mountain Outdoors is ready to download! Check out our regular features, such as Jack’s Jaunts, the Writer’s Corner, and a special article by Richard Holmes called “Armchair Wildlife Photography.”Also, be sure to read about the newest activities for the annual conference: Photo Scavenger Hunt.Continue reading March – April 2013 newsletter
Former RMOWP member Harold (Hal) Shymkus of Espanola, NM, died December 13 following a brief illness. Hal, 86, participated in RMOWP activities for several years, including the 2001 conference in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Continue reading Hal Shymkus Dies
Forty-plus persons descended on Fruita, Colorado, to explore and enjoy.
- We came… we saw… we photographed.
- We talked… we ate… we watched presentations… and we learned.
- Workshops were informative and fun. Field trips were fascinating.
- Weather was cooperative if a bit warm at times.
We are so pleased to announce that the auction raised more than $3000 for the scholarship fund. Read more about our scholarship program.
We are also pleased to announce that the writers’ critique has been renamed “The Anne Sullivan Writers’ Forum” in honor of the great lady who got us going with it a number of years ago.
Plan to join us in Glacier National Park for our 2014 conference.