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  Category: Articles » Articles by Author » Author: Gordon Hollingshead
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1.What Were They Thinking - a Colorado Wilderness Adventure and Three Boys
I still can't believe it. It's been 40 or so years since that fateful summer. My buddies Steve and Larry and I were around 12 years of age when we were dropped off early in the day on a rainy, muddy little trail of a road off Highway 135 north ...
[Added: 06 Sep 2006   Hits: 343   Words: 1019]

2.Her Montana Spirit laughs in the breezes of the Bitterroot Range
It never fails. You could almost count on a full blown fiasco when the circus came to town! "Oh for crying out loud!" Mom would often exclaim as we would wheel up in front of her ...
[Added: 16 Aug 2006   Hits: 364   Words: 1085]

3.The Last Hurrah and the Breathtaking View atop Montana's Little St. Joseph Peak:
My heart pounded. The sweat soaked my shirt. The sun was merciless beating down on my back and shiny forehead. I could see the summit just up ahead, so I pushed a little harder. And when I got there - I could see the top ANOTHER quarter mile or so ...
[Added: 07 Aug 2006   Hits: 331   Words: 1087]

4.Descent into Dark Canyon: Kid's Wild Fishing in Colorado's Raggeds Wilderness
The trout literally leaped to snag our hooks as we cast them again and again into the small pools of Trout Creek as it cascaded down through the brush, waterfalling from rock to rock. No, ...
[Added: 03 Aug 2006   Hits: 342   Words: 1057]

5.A spectacular trail find on the Swan Range of Montana - a trek to Sunday Mountain summit.
This time was different. Previous years I had settled into a tent near the car at the viewpoint below Richmond Peak, a timbered ridge to the north and east of Seeley Lake, Montana. Time and again I had enjoyed the awesome view of the mighty ...
[Added: 20 Jul 2006   Hits: 408   Words: 966]

6.In search of Moon Lake: a Montana Mission Mountain Oddessy
Montana's Mission Mountains - a phenomena of stunning proportions and striking beauty. I marveled as I waded back between those magnificent peaks. I was following the trail around McDonald Lake and back up Post Creek, off in search of Moon Lake. I had no illusions about the ...
[Added: 14 Jul 2006   Hits: 1042   Words: 990]

7.Montana Moccasin Ridge Adventure - a Spring Training Hike Bonus
In a light drizzle that chilly Sunday morning the Moccasin Ridge trek was underway. June hikes in Montana frequently offer the rain option and this was no exception. With hikes up that same route almost every weekend year round, a surprise on that ...
[Added: 13 Jul 2006   Hits: 319   Words: 1000]

8.Adventure on HooDoo Creek: the boys explore Mount Gunnison in Colorado
Mount Gunnison was calling as we three 13 year old boys laid our plans and set out on our next Colorado back country adventure. We had studied our Forest Service map and convinced our parents that we knew what we were doing. It seemed fairly straightforward. We ...
[Added: 12 Jul 2006   Hits: 304   Words: 1005]