Burk Knowlton is a contributor to our series, Voices of the Platte. He is Expeditions Director at A Bar A Ranch along the upper North Platte River in south-central Wyoming. He spends his summers leading Expeditions for families and youth groups across the ranch and he lives in Denver, Colorado each winter.
Posted on December 1, 2011
“The farther one gets into the wilderness, the greater is the attraction of its lonely freedom.” – Teddy Roosevelt The cold mountain air strikes my face as I crawl out of my tent during the pre-dawn hours of the morning. I stand, gazing across a vast alpine landscape, the jagged peaks on the horizon etching […]