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Green River 2017 November 4, 2017, Aaron Griggs, Mary Sims, and myself arrived at Green River, Utah around noon. We met up with Ed Bevers, Bill Bailey and Todd “Pete” Peterson. Pete, Mary, and I set up camps at Crystal … Continue reading
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
AN EXPEDITION ALONG THE GREEN RIVER On November 19, 2015, Aaron Griggs and I left Buena Vista, Co and traveled to Moab, UT. It takes 6 hours to drive from my house to Moab via US Hwy 24 and … Continue reading
June 12-14, 2015 several of us returned to Fort Uncompahgre in Delta, CO for an open house weekend. We had a great time bringing the old fort to life.
Oct 23-26, 2014, Violet & I attended the AMM Western Territorial Rendezvous at Bent’s Old Fort. I was the auctioneer for the fundraiser.
Oct 9-11, 2014, Violet & I attended the AMM Eastern Territorial Rendezvous near Morris, IL. We had a good time in spite of the ticks. We had a great time with the folks from Illinois and I represented the western … Continue reading
May 17-18, 2014 – We attended an open house at Fort Uncompahgre near Delta, CO. The fort is a re-creation of one of Antoine Robideaux’ fur trading posts. It was in operation from 1828 -1844. I ran the blacksmith shop … Continue reading