Items by Andrew Gulliford

Winter camping can be hazardous to your health
Winter camping can be hazardous to your health
One hundred and thirty-five years ago, Alferd E. Packer survived winter starvation in the Colorado mountains with the help of his friends -- or at least of the meat on their bones.
Conscientious objectors 65 years ago
Conscientious objectors 65 years ago
Paying homage to those imprisoned at Mancos Camp, Colo., during World War II.
All Westerners are stalwart (and other tall tales)
Andrew Gulliford gets a kick out of the humor of the West, with its emphasis on boosterism, exaggeration and outright, extravagant lying.
Lake Powell’s sandstone walls speak after 232 years
Andrew Gulliford describes how a graffiti-removal team near Lake Powell discovered a message left long ago by Spanish friars.
Condors – the best air show in the West
Andrew Gulliford applauds the aerial acrobatics of the Colorado Plateau’s newly returned condors.
Hard lessons from Colorado’s concentration camp
Andrew Gulliford tells the painful story of Colorado’s Camp Amache, where 14,000 Japanese Americans were imprisoned during World War II.
Life and breath in the West
Andrew Gulliford says his brother, who is dying of emphysema, bought the Marlboro-man myth that smoking is a Western thing.
Where’s Teddy when you need him?
The writer wishes Theodore Roosevelt could return and give the Republican party – and the rest of us – a good talking-to about conservation today
Tourist tales from the New West
Guiding tours in the West for the ultra-rich can be more than a little surreal
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