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  • Kayaking memories on the White Salmon River

    Kayaking memories on the White Salmon River

    Will all of a kayaker's memories of Washington's White Salmon River change once the river changes, now that Condit Dam is gone?

  • The West is always wild to the young

    Gary Lantz may lament that the West he roamed as a young man no longer exists – but to young people like his son, the West is still a magical place filled with the promise of adventure.

  • Oh, those summer nights at the drive-in!

    Jonathan Thompson takes his family to one of the West’s last drive-in movies, and fondly remembers his own misspent youth.

  • Safe out there

    To an aging, mentally ill woman named Jade, the beautiful Colorado day is filled with sinister, frightening demons, and even a well-meaning neighbor can do nothing to drive them away.

  • The knowledge of mules

    After more than a decade of a solitary existence packing mules in the Northern Rockies, the writer is seriously injured and must reconsider his way of life.

  • I fell into a burning ring of fire

    There’s nothing like a campfire to soothe and lift the soul

  • Our Green Mountain

    A writer recalls the adventures he had had in Quincy, Calif., 20 years ago, when he was the youthful editor of a small-town independent paper called the Green Mountain Gazette

  • The memory of mountains

    The author remembers a long-ago hike up Pikes Pike with her mother, who later died having no memory of that hike, or of her daughter.

  • One war that's worth the fight

    In his memoir, Walking It Off, wilderness activist Doug Peacock tries to make sense of a life spent dealing with war, fighting for wilderness, and coping with cantankerous friends like the late Ed Abbey

  • Trading goods, and stories, on the reservation

    In Along Navajo Trails, Will Evans tells the stories of the Navajo Indians who came into his Shiprock Trading Post during the first part of the last century

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