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Bob Chamberlain’s Mountain Vision #181

Bob Chamberlain’s Mountain Vision #181

by Bob Chamberlain August 2, 2011 August - September 2011

Coming closer revealed it to be an inexplicable item of swimwear, hanging by itself, in the middle of nowhere, with no one in sight.

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Way of the Mountain #180

Way of the Mountain #180

by Mountain Gazette July 5, 2011 July 2011

Publication and performance are the twin pillars of the poetry world.

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Movies: “Cold” by Forge Motion Pictures

Movies: “Cold” by Forge Motion Pictures

by Brendan Leonard July 5, 2011 Film

“Cold” gives you an up-front seat to all the post-holing, avalanche burials, whiteouts and the high-altitude coughs.

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Jess Wojcik enjoying a cold one in the backyard. Photo: Erica Hennig

Dog Days of Summer

by Erich Hennig July 5, 2011 July 2011

Writing a column in late May destined for the High Summer issue in July while watching flakes the size of coasters build to a soggy eight-inch-deep mess on the front deck is no easy task.

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Books: “The Way Home: Essays on the Outside West” by James McVey

Books: “The Way Home: Essays on the Outside West” by James McVey

by Brendan Leonard July 5, 2011 Books

In his third book, author and University of Colorado professor James McVey takes the reader along on his experiences in the backcountry.

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These guys speak fluent redneck — the Honey Island Swamp Band.

Rednecks Everywhere

by Kimberly Nicoletti July 5, 2011 July 2011

Honey Island Swamp Band claims its Bayou Americana makes you smarter, thinner and better looking — but frontman Aaron Wilkinson also admits to being a fifth-generation North Florida redneck.

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Bob Chamberlain’s Mountain Vision

Bob Chamberlain’s Mountain Vision

by Bob Chamberlain July 5, 2011 July 2011

Somebody once said to me, “You sure do a lot of things you don’t want to do!”

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Books: “The Quotable Chongo on How To Be Bitchin, Volume One” by Chongo

Books: “The Quotable Chongo on How To Be Bitchin, Volume One” by Chongo

by Brendan Leonard June 28, 2011 Books

Charles “Chongo” Victor Tucker III is one of the most legendary dirtbags in the history of dirtbags, and probably the most-famous dirtbag in the history of Yosemite.

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The Almont Resort, between Gunnison and Crested Butte. Photo: Dawne Belloise

The Wild Side of Life: Roadhouses, Honky-Tonks and Dives

by Dawne Belloise June 28, 2011 July 2011

… a roadhouse, honky-tonk or just a dive?

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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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