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Chasing Waterfalls in the Desert

 The waterfalls weren’t there an hour ago. Earlier this morning we awoke from our bivouac under the towering sandstone walls of The Maze, a remote labyrinth of deep canyons in Utah’s Canyonlands National Park. We’d noticed a drop in the…

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Backpacking TV: What to Pack

You might be quietly sobbing over the end of summer, but fear not. As nearly any backpacker will tell you, fall is really where it’s at. The colors are spectacular, the crowds a bit thinner, and the temperatures so perfect,…

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Video: Ode to fall camping

This time of year, it’s easy to slow down, stay in doors, and generally miss out on time you could otherwise be spending outside. Fewer people, no bugs, crisp mornings and warm days are just some of the reasons to…

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Backpacking TV: Trail Etiquette

Visit the web page for Trail Ridge Road (U.S. 34), through Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado and you will discover that it, “offers visitors thrilling views, wildlife sightings and spectacular alpine wildflower exhibitions, all from the comfort of their…

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Fly Fishing the West

I opened the back of my truck to pull out the fly rods and waders when I heard an eruption of giggles coming from the front cab. Being a photographer in the fly fishing industry doesn’t lend itself to being…

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