Fog and a Meeting in Mancos

Attending a Bureau of Land Management meeting is a bit like driving into thick fog. It can be bewildering, even if you have a general sense of where you are and why you’re there. It helps if you have a lay of the land and […]

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Warming Tips for the Outdoors Inclined

Car rides with the windows down Tall, ice-filled drinks Swims with your horse The pleasures of summer seem far, far away. At my place, pasture walks are slow, laborious efforts of postholing, walking in snow that goes to my thighs and fills my boots. I’d […]

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Welcome UtahOutsider Readers!

For those of you wondering what will happen to UtahOutsider now that I’ve high-tailed it to Colorado: fear not. UtahOutsider lives on! The site will remain live and active. The new ColoradoOutsider debuts today! Suffice to say, I reserve the prerogative to maintain my outsider […]

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A Day in the New Life

Wallace Stegner famously said: the West faces you like a dare… I think a lot of Easterners feel that to live out this way is to go after that dare, to live adventurously, to embrace and appreciate the wilderness expanse as well as their adopted […]

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