Scar Tissue

Scar Tissue

by M John Fayhee June 1, 2011 June 2011

From the sidelines, I can see where some folks might have considered it a somewhat unusual (if not blatantly tasteless) spontaneous-combustion-type en masse subject for discourse among a wide-ranging demographic amalgam of patrons.

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The Leisure Sports Roadshow

The Leisure Sports Roadshow

by John Cameron June 1, 2011 June 2011

My life goal was to become proficient at as many leisure sports as possible and I pursued that goal with passion.

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Cussin' Crack

Cussin’ Crack

by Brendan Leonard June 1, 2011 June 2011

Most people who drive out to the west end of Boulder Canyon to Castle Rock aren’t going there to climb Cussin’ Crack. Most people would rather have fun.

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Upward

Upward

by Tara Flanagan June 1, 2011 Cartographic

In American culture, up is regarded as better than down. You’ve got things like the stock market and martinis to bear that out.

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Bob Chamberlain's Mountain Vision #179

Bob Chamberlain’s Mountain Vision #179

by Bob Chamberlain June 1, 2011 June 2011

The literal meaning of the word “Nikon” is a “living moment in being-time.” It’s part of the overall process of “presenting” the truth. You don’t have to go out and get it; it comes to you.

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Dam Boulders

Dam Boulders

by Chris Dickey June 1, 2011 June 2011

As 80 billion gallons of water thundered out of the reservoir, the downstream Idaho communities of Wilford and Sugar City were literally wiped from the map.

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Way of the Mountain #179

Way of the Mountain #179

by Mountain Gazette June 1, 2011 June 2011

This month’s featured book and poet is Norman Shaefer’s “The Sunny Top of California: Sierra Nevada Poems & A Story” (La Alameda Press, Albuquerque, 2010).

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Off Belay

Off Belay

by Jane Koerner June 1, 2011 Features

After that outing, we cast ourselves as Lady Emily and Lord Willard in a Gothic adventure story inspired by my English ancestry and favorite novelist in adolescence.

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The Top: The Ultimate Open Space

The Top: The Ultimate Open Space

by Wayne Sheldrake June 1, 2011 Features

No matter how you get there, standing on top of a mountain inspires a universal thrill. It’s a big WOW! Beyond that, it’s difficult to articulate.

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