The May 2005 feature, “Legend of the Eastern High Sierras,” profiled longtime packer and mule man Bob Tanner. Here’s more about Bob, who’s owned California’s Red’s Meadow Pack Station since 1960.

When President Bush addressed the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association convention in Denver last February, the NCBA presented him with a custom-made, 100-percent pure beaver cowboy hat. In the course of his remarks to the association, the President pulled the hat out from behind the podium and put it on his head. The crowd cheered and the scene made national news.

In North America, Peruvian Pasos aren’t usually thought of as stock horses, but the Twin Creeks Ranch remuda proves the versatile, gaited horses are well-suited for ranch work.