When Snow Calls….

Something will have gone out of us as a people if we ever let the remaining wilderness be destroyed ....Wallace Stegner It snowed this week. Dropped everything. Dropped a town run. Dropped cleaning the house. Dropped laundry. Dropped making the bed. When snow calls, I ski. Skis. Boots. Poles. Thrown in the truck, there to …

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Wildlands Winter

"What a country chooses to save is what a country chooses to say about itself" Mollie Beattie, Director Fish and Wildlife Service 1993-1996 The words of Aldo Leopold come to mind more often these days, particularly his thoughts on some who cannot live without wild things. That someone is me. Wildness and wild things are …

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The Joy of Yellowstone Skiing

"As time went by, I also realized that the particular place I’d chosen was less important than the fact that I’d chosen a place and focused my life around it....What makes a place special is the way it buries itself inside the heart,..." Richard Nelson, The Island Within Breath billows in clouds of steam as …

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