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  • A group of paddlers works to make kayaking legal on Yellowstone’s rivers

    A group of paddlers works to make kayaking legal on Yellowstone’s rivers

    Should all national park waters be opened to boaters?

  • Wilderness found in a BMW

    Wilderness found in a BMW

    I never feel more Western than when I slide through turns at High Plains Raceway.

  • The Latest: NPS creates new winter-use plan in Yellowstone

    The Latest: NPS creates new winter-use plan in Yellowstone

    Agreement reached in the Yellowstone snowmobile wars.

  • Rolling on the rivers

    The essays in Page Stegner’s Adios Amigos celebrate the fragile beauty of Western rivers and the lives of the artists and explorers who journeyed down them.

  • Taking to the Trees

    After conquering rocks, trails and mountains, weekend warriors have found a new hobby: Climbing the West’s big trees.

  • Push, whack, shove, wallop and pound

    Linda Hasselstrom writes of the joy of bread-making, and of an 80-something friend who has shared her homemade, delicious loaves with hundreds of people.

  • Primer 3: Recreation

    What is the "highest and best use" of our public lands? Oversight agencies are charged with providing access while protecting land and wildlife; the first step is to provide them with sufficient funding.

  • An empty canyon full of everything

    Seth Shteir goes looking for birds and finds all kinds of wonderful things in a little-known corner of northeastern Nevada known as Lamoille Canyon.

  • The loneliness of the redneck environmentalist

    Drew Pogge is caught between two cultures: the redneck good ol’ boy gearheads of his youth, and the holier-than-thou environmentalists of his present.

  • The legacy of the 10th Mountain men

    Peter Shelton spends a day skiing and reminiscing with the veterans of the Army’s 10th Mountain Division.

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