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The Life of a Fur Trapper

There was no shortage of ways to go to the “go under” in the Far West during the heyday of the Mountain Men. In 1856 Ant…

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The Rendezvous

Like gold dust in the mining camps, beaver fur was the medium of exchange in the mountains. In 1825 William Ashley came …

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“Go False Man”

Hollywood finally got around this year to commemorating a mountain man that some have called “The Luckiest man in the We…

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