mountains

It’s time to gather more firewood again

June 17, 2021 // 0 Comments

We started cutting our own firewood a few years ago. We found it to be a very enjoyable task, and it is a whole lot less expensive than buying it. On top of that, it’s a [...]

Is it just me, or is it hot out there?

June 16, 2021 // 0 Comments

I spent a large part of last weekend sprawled out in my recliner in my basement, complaining about the heat. It’s far too early in the year for that. I shouldn’t be [...]

Beat the heat in the high country

July 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

I can’t stand heat. I’d rather be cold than hot. Part of it is just how I’m wired. I just don’t do well when I’m overheated. If I’m doing any kind of exercise, I [...]

Get that mountain bike out and get it dirty

June 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

You don’t have to go to Moab to have a great ride on a mountain bike. Wyoming has plenty of excellent places to ride, too. Just throw your bike on top of your car or in the [...]

Time to cool off in a mountain lake

June 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

If you venture into the hills to do some fishing but find the heat is pushing the fish to the bottom of the lake, you might want to beat the heat by joining the denizens of [...]

It’s still snowy up in the hills

June 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Up at 8, 9, or 10,000 feet or higher, Wyoming’s still a winter wonderland. Some areas are blanketed by a couple feet of snow, and the fishing’s still no good, unless you [...]

Beat the heat by going higher

July 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

I can’t stand heat. I’d rather be cold than hot. Part of it is just how I’m wired. I just don’t do well when I’m overheated. If I’m doing any kind of exercise, I [...]

It’s summer — time to go camping

June 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

 Each year, when school got out for the summer, my dad would haul the dusty old backpacking tent in from the barn and toss it on the living-room carpet. He’d announce that [...]

It’s still snowy in the high country

June 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Up at eight-, nine-, or 10,000 feet or higher, Wyoming’s still a winter wonderland. Some areas are blanketed by a couple feet of snow, and the fishing’s still no good, [...]
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