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FBRA Board Members Latest Service Project

FBRA Board Members Latest Service Project

Fort Bridger Rendezvous Association, “FRBA” board members not only help run the Rendezvous during Labor Day weekend, but they also spend countless service hours helping around the Fort Bridger State grounds.  This weekend they were hard at work repairing the Fort grounds by painting and […]

The Show

The Show

About a week before the Rendezvous starts, many of the Board Members camp near the site to prepare the grounds for the big event. It is a relaxed time that slowly develops into the magnificent gathering that has become the second largest event in Wyoming, […]

Values of Trading

Values of Trading

I began going to rendezvous in the early 80′s. The canvas, the buckskins, and the camp fires were awe inspiring and I just had to participate. A friend of mine helped me to get started and I attended my first rendezvous in Jackson Hole, Wyoming […]

Newsletter April 2017

Newsletter April 2017

FBRA NEWSLETTER April 2017     IN THIS ISSUE: MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN CAMPING SPOTS ASSIGNED DOG TALK WHATS NEW WEBSITE REMINDER   I have to say I am excited to see the snow finally melt. I was getting cabin fever with anticipation of getting […]

Would We Have What It takes?

Would We Have What It takes?

For any of us who have toyed with mountain man skills, we cannot help wondering what the original mountain man was like and would we have what it would take to survive the Rocky Mountains in the 1800′s. We learn how to set a trap, […]

Night Time at Bridger

Night Time at Bridger

The action packed day at Fort Bridger seems to take a deep breath just before dark.  Trader’s row shuts down one by one, those out of period dress retire to their own homes, and the camp takes a few relaxing minutes to eat and reflect […]

The Train Trip

The Train Trip

I was on a train traveling from Lincoln, Nebraska to Salt Lake City, Utah, when I met a woman who wrote for a prestigious magazine. She was from California and was interested in what Bridger was all about. She was familiar with some of the […]

Newsletter January 2017

Newsletter January 2017

FBRA                                               NEWSLETTER                                                                              JANUARY 2017   IN THIS ISSUE: MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN 2017 ELECTIONS NEW BOARD MEMBERS SHADOW A BOARD MEMBER REGISTRATION REMINDERS Web Site Happy new year FBRA members! I hope you are making plans for the 45th annual Fort Bridger Rendezvous. […]

Stories Written are Forever Told

Stories Written are Forever Told

I have given a lot of thought to the focus on this year’s Fort Bridger Rendezvous. The medallions and other items that support the rendezvous are centered around those mountain men who took the time to write down their experiences. It is my attempt to […]