Up close to wilderness in the shadow of Last Chance peak and a stone’s throw from a river called Lost.

climbing hold

Little Black Dress

by Tricia M. Cook September 4, 2012 Living Beyond Lost

I was top-roping an exposed and thin ’10c face. Even on TR, anything smooth, requiring healthy servings of finesse, throws me for a loop.

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Remote Montana Wilderness

Hunting Bears

by Tricia M. Cook June 19, 2012 Living Beyond Lost

They would come in the midst and mist of night, moon or no, after I had turned off the lights and brought in the dogs.

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Moon over the Rendezvous

Alice’s Restaurant

by Tricia M. Cook April 5, 2012 Living Beyond Lost

Whether you are hunting man, or needlessly hunting non-human animals, the killing is indeed senseless.

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Tsunami is serenaded in the Koma Kulshan Cabin

Live Free! Love Music!

by Tricia M. Cook February 14, 2012 Living Beyond Lost

Music makes the world go round.

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Shoeing Along the Rio Grande, courtesy of Gin Getz

Extreme Backcountry (Drum Roll, Please…) Snowshoeing!

by Tricia M. Cook January 10, 2012 Living Beyond Lost

After the meal, we faced a known dilemma for the desired outdoor fun: Not all of us were skiers. Sharp intake of breath!

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Bang bang bang, bang, bang, bang, bang, bang

Marked

by Tricia M. Cook November 15, 2011 Living Beyond Lost

My first two rifle seasons were a shock to the system.

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Living Beyond Lost: Boomerang

Boomerang

by Tricia M. Cook October 6, 2011 Living Beyond Lost

Daybreak and it is still socked in. A good day to read, take a nap, write a little.

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Wolf Interrupted

Wolf Interrupted

by Tricia M. Cook August 31, 2011 Living Beyond Lost

My, What Big Teeth You Have

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Roadtripping

Roadtripping

by Tricia M. Cook July 22, 2011 Living Beyond Lost

On my way to Grizzly, I stopped across from an unlikely rock outcropping and slide area, snuggled up to a rustic cabin with a vegetable garden surrounded by prayer flags atop wire fencing. Beautiful. A mirage.

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In the Shadow of Last Chance

In the Shadow of Last Chance

by Tricia M. Cook June 24, 2011 Living Beyond Lost

It feels I have returned to Mother Rainforest, Grandpa Koma Kulshan towering over my right shoulder, cousin Nooksack at my feet.

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