Tag Archives: Mountain Man
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
June 27 – July 7, 2013, I attended the American Mountain Men National rendezvous hosted by the Colorado Brigade. I took a two day horseback trip with Bill Bailey, Jason Mays, Rebecca Compton, Vic Barkin. We had … Continue reading
Recently, I built myself a set of saddle bags. I patterned them on a picture I found of an old pair of bags. They are simply called 18th century saddle bags. I liked their look and decided to make some … Continue reading
Recently I made a possibles bag along the lines suggested by Rex Allen Norman. It is a canvas bag with a piece of rope. The rope can be used to tie three sticks together as a tripod for cooking. Included … Continue reading
I recently made this portmanteau and have turned it into my new camp kitchen. It includes most of what I need for cooking at camps and events. My kitchen includes a Hudson’s Bay kettle with frying pan cover, a pint … Continue reading