“Badger” holding his 56 caliber trade gun while on the lookout for passing wild life.
Close-up portrait of Tom Bobek, a master Blacksmith.
The skin of the beaver is one of the main reasons trappers would roam the Rocky Mountains. Here's Duane 'Badger' Richardson dragging a trapped beaver out of the river.
After trapping the beaver, the trapper would skin it.
Todd riding his quarter horse, Shadow. Whinnie in the background. His clothes are handmade of brain tanned deer and antelope. Carrying a Northwest trade gun made by Northstar West.
Jim Goodman resting in his tent.
A portrait of the American Mountain Men member Jim Goodman.
A portrait of Duane 'Badger' Richardson at the break of dawn.
Todd Schultz preparing his breakfast with one of is quater horses in the background.
Duane 'Badger' Richardson
A southern Cheyenne medicine bag with black and white beads is hung around his neck with quill ed GageD'amour (pipe bag).
Tom Bobek, a master Blacksmith.
Richard 'Spirit Horse Hunter' Ashburn lighting his pipe with a wooden stick.
Tom stretching the skin of a fresh caught beaver in a brain tanned elk hide tipi.
Left to right: Richard ' Spirit Horse Hunter' Ashburn, George Jackson, Emil Metz, Duane 'Badger' Richardson, Kyne Clark, Keith 'Moki' Hipol.
'Badger' aiming his 56 caliber trade gun during twilight.
Keith 'Moki' Hipol sitting on a easily portable willow backrest.
Portrait of George Jackson. He hunts for over 42 years with a flintlock rifle and killed many elks, deers and buffalos with it.
A full brain tanned buckskin outfit including hunting shirt, leggings and moccasins.
A portrait of Kyne Clark smoking his selfmade pipe.
Portrait of Kyne Clark.
A portrait of William Bailey. Member of The American Mountain Man Association since 30 years.
Bradley C Bailey wearing a “wolf ear cap“.