Aspen Misc.: Hayduke lives! Riding and wrangling |

Aspen Misc.: Hayduke lives! Riding and wrangling

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Just a glimpse of real ranching on the way to pick up the kids near Carbondale over the weekend.
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Hayduke lives! Thank God! Doug Peacock talks Saturday about his adventures and his memoir “Was It Worth It,” published by Patagonia, signing at Explore Booksellers. The talk was recorded by Aspen Public Radio.
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Doug Peacock makes a point while reading from his memoir Saturday at Explore Booksellers to a full house. The model for Edward Abbey’s Hayduke had stories to tell and urgency to share for saving grizzly bears. He’s the founder and leader of the Save the Yellowstone Grizzly organization.
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Valen Schmidt, a fifth grader at Aspen Middle School, rode up Independence Pass on Friday, testing out the race course for his father who would compete in Saturday’s Ride for the Pass.
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