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  • Pulling an Everett Ruess

    Pulling an Everett Ruess

    When you're out of work and homeless, it's inspiring to remember young wanderers like Everett Ruess, even if he never returned from his mysterious sojourn in the canyon country of Utah.

  • Mystery unsolved -- and that's a good thing

    Mystery unsolved -- and that's a good thing

    The recent discovery that bones found in the Southwest did not belong to the long-lost poet-wanderer Everett Ruess keeps one more evocative Western mystery alive.

  • Wilderness is the place that can make or break you

    Aron Ralston, who famously lost his arm in a Utah canyon, argues for the preservation of that canyon and others like it.

  • Earth Notes

    Earth Notes, edited by Peter Friederici, is a tasty selection of tidbits about the Southwest’s canyon country

  • Meloy's last message — from bighorn country

    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

  • Starry Eyes

    When it comes to perfect starry nights, the West is always the winner

  • From folk singer to fierce activist — the life of Katie Lee

    In Sandstone Seduction: Rivers and Lovers, Canyons and Friends, Katie Lee takes readers on a breathless boat ride through her exhilarating life

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