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About Patrick Smith’s Blog

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Patrick Smith has designed virtually all the base platforms we sell, and has been a pioneer in the outdoors industry since before most of our employees were born.  As a backcountry guide, he found the need to  fill the voids … Continue reading

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Road Trip: Forest Service Road 150

Posted on April 27th, 2016 by

While disappointed with the no-fishing regulation in the Gila I understand, and accept, the principle of protecting our natural resources. The unique-to-the-area trout had experienced a trauma of some sort (I forget the specifics) in the distant past and the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Road Trip: Gila Wilderness

Posted on April 15th, 2016 by

I set out for the Gila in a blazing crimson desert dawn, heading west on I-10 across the barren southern New Mexico wastelands. The Gila lies in the Gila National Forest along the Black Mountain Range in southwest New Mexico. … Continue reading Continue reading

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Road Trip: Davis Mountains

Posted on April 6th, 2016 by

Texas Highway 118 ascended steadily north from Terlingua. Beige earth and pale green cactus segued to red-brown dirt and dark green Ponderosas and even some aspen. I was climbing into the Davis Range, what turned out to be a real … Continue reading Continue reading

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Road Trip: Santa Elena Canyon

Posted on April 2nd, 2016 by

Santa Elena Canyon sits at the western edge of the Park, whereas Boquillas Canyon resides on the eastern edge. I had selected the Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive as my route to Santa Elena because the “scenic” part of its title … Continue reading Continue reading

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