Name: Richard West Sellars

Age: 76

Vocation: Retired National Park Service historian

Hometown: Santa Fe, New Mexico

Competitive streak: In the early 1980s, Sellars began a friendly competition to visit the most national park sites. His friends dropped out years ago, but Sellars is still at it. He's been to about 380 of the National Park Service's 397 parks, historic sites, monuments, memorials, and battlefields, and is trying to cross the rest off his list.

Email Newsletter

The West in your Inbox

Follow Us

Follow us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Follow our RSS feeds!
  1. Why homes are lost to wildfire | This Forest Service expert says it's as much a soc...
  2. The energy haves and have-nots | Will rooftop solar owners get off the grid — and...
  3. Will the Colorado River reach the Gulf of California once more? | Photographs of last month's historic water pulses....
  4. Locals resist a Bakkenization of the Beartooths | South-central Montanans oppose new drilling, forew...
  5. The toxic legacy of Exxon Valdez | We are just beginning to understand the true cost ...
HCN Classifieds
Subscriber Alert
© 2014 High Country News, all rights reserved. | privacy policy | terms of use | powered by Plone