Category Archives for TrekWest

TrekWest Blog 42: Building Community

Original Post: 30 Sep 2013 10:31 AM PDT One trail stop at a time  Stop by stop, we have begun the task of building a community of support for protecting and connecting a Western Wildway. As TrekWest draws to its finale, please enjoy this guest blog from Wildlands Network’s new Executive Director, Greg Costello… When I […]

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TrekWest Blog 41: Montana Wilderness Up-close and Personal

Posted: 17 Sep 2013 03:03 PM PDT 30 years of protection frame our hike through the Lee Metcalf Wilderness: late August As I am again far from contact entering Glacier National Park, please enjoy the following submission from Lance Craighead, Executive Director of Craighead Institute – JD After four days hiking through the Bechler River area in the […]

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TrekWest Blog 40: Viewing Vail Pass

Posted: 03 Sep 2013 05:16 PM PDT Vail Pass with Rocky Mountain Wild — August As the closing weeks of TrekWest find me further out and further out of reach than has been thus far, colleagues have offered to blog in my stead. Enjoy the following submission from Rocky Mountain Wild’s Paige Singer… My colleagues and […]

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TrekWest Blog #38: Wild Island of Love

Posted: 24 Jul 2013 08:02 AM PDT Mountain Island Ranch, Colorado & Utah, June The western Colorado ranch was fairly glowing with romance.  Being of New England academic heritage, I could not help but blush, as flowers, willows, rose bushes, bees, hummingbirds, and nighthawks did their wild things.  Tagging along with my hiking buddy Kenyon Fields and […]

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Trek West Blog #37 – Exactly as We Want

Posted: 15 Jul 2013 09:48 AM PDT “In addition to the words and still images here, a short video also shares with you the inspiring High Lonesome Ranch story…”Trail Break at High Lonesome Ranch in Western Colorado, June Half way through TrekWest, 2500 or so miles into a journey we expect will be about 5000 muscle-powered […]

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TrekWest Blog #36: Easy Being Green

Posted: 05 Jul 2013 11:52 AM PDT A Week on Desolation, Gray, and Labyrinth Canyons, Green River, Utah, June “So there we were, a sun-baked bunch of veteran conservationists and river guides, paddling the Green, exploring side canyons, and plotting strategies to save the wild West…” People are tribal by nature, and though it’s incumbent upon […]

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TrekWest Blog 35: Meandering Over Sandstone Substrates

Posted: 28 Jun 2013 09:08 AM PDT More Rambles in Utah’s Grandest Monument so Far When Kim Crumbo suggested that diving a hundred feet down into a Calf Creek plunge pool, here in the heart of spectacular Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, could create a fine photo opportunity for TrekWest, with videographer Ed George and writer […]

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