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Mountain Dispatch

Where we at Basin & Range take you along on one of our personal adventures in the West

Mountain Dispatch: Rafting through Split Mountain, Colorado
3 days ago

Mountain Dispatch: Rafting through Split Mountain, Colorado

For this Father’s Day edition of Mountain Dispatch, guest writer Shaina Maytum shares how a father’s love for the river can be shared again in return. – Chuck Watkins

My …
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Mountain Dispatch: Llama packing the West Elk Wilderness
8 months ago

Mountain Dispatch: Llama packing the West Elk Wilderness

Guest writer, Bill Veazie, sends us this Mountain Dispatch from deep inside the Gunnison National Forest’s, West Elk Wilderness.

Sometimes it’s easy to forget there is another Colorado besides the …
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Mountain Dispatch: Climbing Colorado’s 14,060′ Mt. Bierstadt
11 months ago

Mountain Dispatch: Climbing Colorado’s 14,060′ Mt. Bierstadt

With over 750 mountain peaks over 13,000 feet in elevation (13’ers) and with 54 of those over 14,000 feet in elevation (14’ers), it’s easy to see why Colorado is often called the Roof of America. …
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Mountain Dispatch: Lake Powell, Utah
1 year ago

Mountain Dispatch: Lake Powell, Utah

Straddling the borderland between Arizona and Utah lies a giant reservoir oasis in the red rock desert.  It dams the water of the great Colorado River above the Grand Canyon. …
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Mountain Dispatch: Moab, Utah
1 year ago

Mountain Dispatch: Moab, Utah

All over the high mountain west, outdoor minded people make the semi-annual migration back and forth to the deserts of the American Southwest multiple times every year. In the late winter …
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