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Richard F. Fleck is an avid hiker and lover of the outdoors as his writing reflects. Fleck currently serves as a "Hike and Write" guide for the Denver chapter of the Sierra Club. His writings include John Muir's Mountaineering Essays (University of Utah Press, 1997). His book Desert Rims to Mountains High was recently published by West Winds Press that won best of the list award at the Denver Book Fair. A new and updated paperback reissue of his study Henry Thoreau and John Muir Among the Native Americans (West Winds Press, 2015) as well as his introduction to Thoreau's Yankee in Canada (West Winds Press, 2016) are now available. He recently completed a memoir Life Above 7,000 Feet in Wyoming (October, 2015) as a Amazon Kindle Book. He is currently contributing brief articles about his national park experiences to a national parks network. His latest work is an introduction to an online edition of John Muir's Steep Trails available on www.naturewriting.com He has recently completed a new memoir "Singing to the Rising Sun: A Year in Japan and More" that is under consideration by an Asian publisher. Readers can go to the following sites for other articles and material of his:

www.suite101.com www.associatedcontent.com www.uncharted101.com and his Thoreau papers at


www.uncharted101.com/Richard F. Fleck


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