The Art of the Wild: Obi Kaufmann and the California Field Atlas

California is an incredible state, and the opportunities for adventure here are endless. You name it, California has it: mountains, deserts, oceans, rivers, wildlife, trees (big, tall, and old), the list goes on. And it’s beautiful. The late, great photographer, Galen Rowell, wrote in his book, The Art of Adventure “[California] has everything I ever …

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Volunteering: The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival 2017, Part Three

Events like the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival rely on volunteers. Sure, you could hire extra staff to perform the same functions as the volunteers, but the cost would go up, and the festival would lose part of its unique character. We decided early on in our trip planning to volunteer at the festival. …

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