In Eating Stone, her last book, Ellen
Meloy tells the eloquent, passionate story of the time she spent
studying the Blue Door Band of desert bighorn sheep
by Stephen J. Lyons,
Oct 03, 2005
Modern-day scientists, retracing the path of Joseph
Grinnell in Yosemite National Park, document conspicuous changes in
the natural world and find a culprit unimagined by biologists 100
years ago: global warming
by Michelle Nijhuis,
Oct 17, 2005
In the wake of a confrontation over a camping fee that
ended in a tourist’s death, a former park ranger remembers a
frightening incident from his own career
by Jim Stiles,
Oct 17, 2005
Bill McKibben’s new book, Wandering Home, is a
hopeful account of a leisurely hike across northeastern America, as
relevant to the West as it is to the East
by George Sibley,
Oct 31, 2005
In The Animal Dialogues, Colorado author Craig Childs
writes of chance encounters with wild animals.
by Sarah Gilman,
Mar 17, 2008
In the nine essays gathered in her new book, Hiking Alone,
poet and artist Mary Beath celebrates nature from the point of view
of an independent woman.
by Irene Wanner,
Jun 23, 2008
A retired geophysicist named Jim Smith successfully challenges Arizona's Coconino National Forest on access fees.
by Daniel Kraker,
Jul 05, 2011
It's been a great summer for hunting the West's wild mushrooms.
by Bob Berwyn,
Sep 02, 2010
Cheryl Strayed's memoir Wild describes her arduous trek along the Pacific Crest Trail as she seeks to recover from life-changing grief.
by Melissa Hart,
Mar 18, 2012
A hike in Montana's Crazy Mountains eases the pain and worry of cancer treatments.
by Joanne Wilke,
Sep 24, 2009