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Tag: Peter Shelton

UP BEAR CREEK | Lost in the Tubercentric Soil

06/06/14 | By | More

Instead of several pounds of potato varieties, Wright’s Mesa spuds man Art Goodtimes is going to stick with his Survival Red.

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VIEW TO THE WEST | ‘Goodbye to All That’

05/31/14 | By | More

After nearly four decades of living in San Miguel, Ouray and Montrose counties, Peter and Ellen Shelton are moving to Oregon.

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VIEW TO THE WEST | The Territory Ahead

05/15/14 | By | More

Ellen and I just returned from a month in Bend, Oregon, a month spent tearing the insides out of a downtown 1950s bungalow, and sleeping in the guest room at daughter Cloe’s place. She and her husband, Adam, and the two grandkids are the big reasons we’re moving to Bend. They’re all for it. They’re […]

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VIEW TO THE WEST | Thank You, Dear Readers

09/10/13 | By | More
VIEW TO THE WEST | Thank You, Dear Readers

After 27 years, the columnist is moving on.

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VIEW TO THE WEST | The Old Ridgway Bijou

08/28/13 | By | More
VIEW TO THE WEST | The Old Ridgway Bijou

As the 40th Telluride Film Festival nears, memories of its early days.

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VIEW TO THE WEST | The Need for Speed

08/08/13 | By | More
VIEW TO THE WEST | The Need for Speed

Remembering the speed skiing championships on Velocity Peak outside Silverton in the early 1980s.

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VIEW TO THE WEST | The Ballad of Bailey

08/01/13 | By | More
VIEW TO THE WEST | The Ballad of Bailey

Purchased new in 1977, a deep-blue Jeep pickup grows paler (and rustier) by the season.

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VIEW TO THE WEST | The Sporting Life

07/25/13 | By | More
VIEW TO THE WEST | The Sporting Life

So-called action sports evolved in tandem with the decline of empire and the revolutions of the 20th century.

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VIEW TO THE WEST | Tales of the Monsoon

07/18/13 | By | More
VIEW TO THE WEST |  Tales of the Monsoon

When monsoon season arrives at last, the result is not always temperate.

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VIEW TO THE WEST | Into the Mystic

07/12/13 | By | More
VIEW TO THE WEST | Into the Mystic

The death of solo hiker Randy Udall touches more than family.

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VIEW TO THE WEST | The Cowboy And the Mountain Biker

07/05/13 | By | More
VIEW TO THE WEST | The Cowboy And the Mountain Biker

An incident along the South Canal illustrates a cultural divide.

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VIEW TO THE WEST | An American Abroad, Part Drei

06/29/13 | By | More
VIEW TO THE WEST | An American Abroad, Part Drei

Homesickness doesn’t erase the foreignness of a foreign exchange.

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VIEW TO THE WEST | An American Abroad, Part Zwei

06/20/13 | By | More
VIEW TO THE WEST | An American Abroad, Part Zwei

Rattlesnake-venom, the Vietnam war, and Peter, Paul and Mary all played a role in the author’s first experience overseas.

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VIEW TO THE WEST | An American Abroad

06/15/13 | By | More
VIEW TO THE WEST | An American Abroad

Perspective is hard to come by when you are a 16-year-old exchange student.

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VIEW TO THE WEST | The Fight on Everest

06/08/13 | By | More
VIEW TO THE WEST | The Fight on Everest

On the 50th anniversary of the first successful American team on Mount Everest, did Mountainfilm’s special guests talk about “the fight?”

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