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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Go Outdoors: Remembering a friend

Nevin Fowler January 18, 2017

There are messages that you hope to never receive—the ones that constitute nightmares. It was less than a year ago that I received one such message—“Eric is dead.” I was stunned...

Aaron and I in Yosemite, all the wiser from our Red Rocks mishap. (Nevin Fowler | Collegian)

ALWAYS Remember the Headlamp

Nevin Fowler November 13, 2016

  Cold, hungry and tired … if by some miracle I did have cell service, this would have been my Facebook status update. But no, I did not have service - I didn’t even have a cell phone. Even...

Go Outdoors: That Moment Someone Tries to Sh*t in Your Tent

Go Outdoors: That Moment Someone Tries to Sh*t in Your Tent

Nevin Fowler September 30, 2016

My sore muscles cried out in rebellion as I clambered out of the tent and onto crunchy ice. My sleep deprived mind racing, trying to figure out if I should actually let her… Minutes prior, my girlfriend,...

Self portrait, during the a full moon in Yellowstone National Park. Photo by: Nevin Fowler Photo credit: Nevin Fowler

Go Outdoors: Go outside, your health demands it

Nevin Fowler September 12, 2016

For centuries, poets like John Muir, Henry David Thoreau and Robert Frost have pondered it. Yet, I think Lenny Pepperbottom, in his series Neature Walk, best describes it when he said, “Neature is...

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