We had just spotted the tree — an ancient gnarled limber pine triumphantly reaching for the heavens through golden evening light — when a voice from behind disturbed our wonder.
A timeline of the last 40 years, including Mountain Gazette’s history.
There is some hugely important work that needs to get done in the next 40 years. There are mountains and rivers and oceans to explore. Get out there and do it.
According to the American Brewers Association the number of operating craft breweries in the United States topped 2000 in April of this year.
What hasn’t changed — The magic of rivers (especially Grand Canyon), and the camaraderie of a well-oiled crew
We sat, cross-legged on the floor, two shot glasses on a low table between us. Sato uncorked a bottle of Suntory VSOP Brandy and filled my glass.
28-year-old Steve Baer, the commune’s architectural mentor, showed reporters how to stand atop a junk car and chop its top off with an axe to get panels for geodesic domes, taking care to avoid toes and blade-dulling chrome trim.
Between 1972 and 1975, some very cool stuff happened. First, Skiers’ Gazette was reborn as the Mountain Gazette.
Some of the following may wound the sensibilities of traditionalists, neo-hippies/rednecks, new/used car hawkers and litigation-minded attorneys.
We have lost some things and gained some things over these past 40 years.
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