Ranger Confidential: Living, Working and Dying in the National Parks by Andrea Lankford

Ranger Confidential: Living, Working and Dying in the National Parks by Andrea Lankford

by Brendan Leonard October 8, 2010 Books

If you’ve spent any amount of time in our beloved national parks, you’ve probably seen some pretty bizarre stuff. A friend of mine who guides in the Grand Canyon once saw a woman actually pick up and throw a squirrel over a cliff at one of the South Rim viewpoints after it scampered up to […]

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A Life Ascending

A Life Ascending

by Brendan Leonard October 8, 2010 Film

It pretty much makes my month when an outdoors movie comes across my desk, and after watching it, I get to give it my “not ski/climbing porn” stamp. In the first few minutes of “A Life Ascending,” you see Ruedi Beglinger, owner of Revelstoke, British Columbia, hut-skiing company Selkirk Mountain Experience, anchor a rope to a snowblower […]

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Upwards

Upwards

by M John Fayhee October 8, 2010 October 2010

“If you deny what you know, or what you are, or where you are, you deny the simplest part of being alive, and then you die.” —Bel Kaufman, “Up the Down Staircase” The news came circuitously, and slowly, as is the way of these sorts of entrepreneurial endeavors: The Mountain Gazette was once again simultaneously […]

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Letters – October 2010

Letters – October 2010

by Mountain Gazette October 8, 2010 Letters

The List Guy: Thoughts About Cool Things and The Fine Line Editor’s note: After priming the creative pump of both yours truly (Smoke Signals,“Listing Who We Are, MG #166) and the MG Tribe (via the two dozen or more Letters we have run on the subject), Dave Baldridge, whose idea it was for people to […]

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