Community, Great Outdoors
April 7, 2020

California tribal ranger ‘Mountain Bob’ looks back on 20 years of solitude

Robert Hepburn spent nearly two decades living on a remote hilltop of a Southern California mountain range near Palm Springs

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Death may be the main event, but signs of life abound at Spring Grove Cemetery

Death may be the main event, but signs of life abound at Spring Grove Cemetery

The Cincinnati burial ground is the third largest in the country, has been designated a level 3 arboretum, and has a collection of champion trees

Three dogs and a snowstorm: A dramatic adventure showed me the value of being part of a pack

Three dogs and a snowstorm: A dramatic adventure showed me the value of being part of a pack

I celebrated my birthday stuck at a gas station in the mountains with three Siberian huskies, and I wouldn’t have it any other way

It’s Hammer time: Thousands of RVers return to Johnson Valley for ‘the toughest one-day off-road race on the planet’

It’s Hammer time: Thousands of RVers return to Johnson Valley for ‘the toughest one-day off-road race on the planet’

King of the Hammers brings 60,000 people to the California desert for 10 days of racing and festivities each February

Meet the pun-loving ‘pie-o-neer’ who traded the big city for New Mexico’s tiny Pie Town

Meet the pun-loving ‘pie-o-neer’ who traded the big city for New Mexico’s tiny Pie Town

Since the 1920s, travelers headed west have stopped for dessert in the aptly-named desert town

Burn, baby, burn: Meet the families who are raising Burning Man’s next generation of burners

Burn, baby, burn: Meet the families who are raising Burning Man’s next generation of burners

Through child-centric programs like the Kidsville camp and Black Rock Explorers, kids learn how to survive and thrive in the desert

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