The fact that we live in a time of enormous political and economic upheaval doesn’t alter the fact that now, more than ever, people are seeking ways to relieve stress and stay healthy in body, mind and spirit – and for OWAA members, the outdoors continues to be the answer.
Wyoming’s Wind River Country is a place of legends, of strong and diverse culture, and of untamed terrain. Rock climbing is a realm of heroes, with its own unique subculture with those that perform the endless dance between rock and human.
Dysfunction in Washington has claimed another victim. On Sept. 30, Congress allowed America’s most important conservation program to expire, putting our national parks, forests, wildlife refuges and outdoor recreation areas at risk.
About 100 years ago, President Teddy Roosevelt referred to Yellowstone as a “wonderland,” and said, “The creation and preservation of such a great natural playground, in the interest of our people as a whole, is a credit to the nation.”