March 24, 2017
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Backyard Canyoneering

Explorations in local slots seek out the best of what New Mexico canyon country has to offer

The Enthusiast The first time Brett Kettering and Daniel Creveling lowered themselves into Pajarito Gorge near White Rock, they had only a vague image of what they were getting into.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Elizabeth Miller

Can We Hang?

New Mexico wants to welcome outdoor industry trade show, but fitting it here could be a long shot

The Enthusiast Twice a year, the outdoor industry gathers to showcase its newest gear, talk policy and rally around campaigns to increase diversity and access to public lands.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Elizabeth Miller

Killing Wily

An effort to end coyote death contests returns to the Legislature, but could hunters just dodge it?

Local News When a family driving through the desert near Las Cruces around Christmas 2014 found the bodies of 39 dead coyotes scattered among the sagebrush, they called Kevin Bixby.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Elizabeth Miller

Native Revival

Film focuses on the power of place in preserving Indigenous wisdom

The Enthusiast Each autumn when Tonisha and Tonielle Draper leave their farm in Canyon de Chelly, the sisters grab cottonwood leaves from the trees, kiss them, and toss them into the stream.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Elizabeth Miller

Rallying Cry

Protest calls for NM to allow more Mexican wolves

Local News For more than 450 nights since Mexican wolves were first reintroduced to New Mexico and Arizona following their extirpation, 73-year-old retired school teacher Jean Ossorio has camped in the woods to look for w...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Elizabeth Miller

Ski Mo’

Race circuit brings world champions through Santa Fe for a sport you’ve probably never heard of

The Enthusiast The first race of a three-day program sees competitors charging from the bottom of the Ski Santa Fe ski basin to the top, climbing 4,500 feet of elevation in four sections.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Elizabeth Miller

Tracking Down Traffickers

Bill aims to give NM law enforcement more options for catching illegal wildlife shipments

Local News The El Paso, Texas, port of entry from Mexico ranks among the nation’s top five for catching illegal wildlife shipments, part of an estimated $23 million-per-year wildlife trafficking industry.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Elizabeth Miller

Learn Your Turns

For 30th year of the telemark Workshop, focus is on stepping back to take a step ahead

The Enthusiast Tony Forrest, a longtime telemark ski instructor returns Jan. 28 and 29 for the 30th annual telemark workshop at Ski Santa Fe.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Elizabeth Miller

Lost, Found, Forgotten

Hundreds of people die anonymously each year, but a public database offers a chance to name some of the dead

Features Lifelong rancher Warren Read and his wife, Diane Amatore, were driving their ranch east of Las Vegas to check on their cattle when they spotted about 20 crows circling in the December sky above the property’s...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Elizabeth Miller

Still Images

Ian Shive’s photographs are meant to make you pause and consider

The Enthusiast For two weeks’ worth of days spread over more than decade, landscape photographer Ian Shive braved sandstorms, a flash flood sweeping through his camp and blistering desert heat to pursue an image of White Sa...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Elizabeth Miller
 
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March 23, 2017 by Matt Grubs

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