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Aux Aliment du Pays – Off the Nourishment of the Land

Requirement #19 of the American Mountain Men states: Must spend three days and two nights totally alone under primitive conditions and aux aliments du pays [“off the nourishment of the land”].  Here is my story about completing this requirement: AUX … Continue reading

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2015 Fur Trade Symposium at Bent’s Old Fort

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2014 AMM Western Territorial

Oct 23-26, 2014, Violet & I attended the AMM Western Territorial Rendezvous at Bent’s Old Fort.  I was the auctioneer for the fundraiser.   

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Bent’s Fort Christmas Celebration

We had a great time at Bent’s this Christmas.  I worked the carpenter’s shop during the day and stood guard duty on the front gate at night.  We had some weather Friday night and Saturday, then it cleared off to … Continue reading

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Bent’s Fort

Sept 17-18, 2011 I spent at Bent’s Old Fort recreating the life of a Fort carpenter.  It was a wonderful weekend.  We interacted with well over 1000 guests during the course of Saturday and Sunday.  I hope this is the … Continue reading

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