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Happy Birthday Ed Abbey

Happy Birthday Edward Abbey! In remembrance of this great lover of the desert and of all things right and true and gonzo, watch this never-broadcast video shot in Arches National Park in 1985. It was shelved because a well-known broadcaster didn’t want an “eco-terrorist” being featured on his show. The film features the inimitable Ed […]

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Winter Camping in California

When the winter blues set in and you are stuck inside, sometimes you have to dream and plan for an escape into nature that isn’t snowy or cold. If you live in Arizona, Nevada, or California, you have outdoor options in the winter months. If you don’t live in those states, and you’d like to […]

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Gram Parsons Was a Desert Rat

Thirty-nine years ago today, Gram Parsons departed this world at Room 8 of the Joshua Tree Inn outside of his favorite place in the world, Joshua Tree National Park. His music changed rock and roll forever. The album The Guilded Palace of Sin by The Flying Burrito Brothers, his band with Chris Hillman after they both […]

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