Overnight; Pony Express, Carson Sink Station to Wildcat Freight Station

Mitch Ison rode from Fallon to Carson City at the end of March and shot some inspiring photos. I had ridden from Buckland Station to Sand Mountain in April of 2020, so I thought there could be a great overnight opportunity lurking in those hills. Should you take on Jan Bennett's route from St Joseph, …

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Ride Report; Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge and Stillwater Range

Vernal wetlands, marshes, swamps, estuaries, and salt flats can appear (and smell) unappealing to the eye (and nose). But their value to the ecology, biodiversity, and therefore the wildlife biologist, public, and future generations is immeasurable.  Wetlands of all types are the "tropical rain forests" of the temperate landscape. Unfortunately most of us do not …

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