Booshways Corner

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 […]

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 […]