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Remembering An Early West Texas Adventure
I attended college at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas from 1964 to 1968. During this time, I had many backcountry adventures in the Davis Mountains but an early one stands out in my mind. It was the spring of 1965 and I was working weekends at Prude Ranch. ...
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A Family Treasure on the Devils River
Nestled in limestone mountains on the banks of the Devils River, Hudspeth River Ranch serves as a relaxing getaway to a unique, pristine, and breathtakingly beautiful Texas treasure. Sarah Strunk has been fortunate to spend much of her life visiting Hudspeth and falling in love with the region. Sarah describes what makes Hudspeth so special, and why it’s important to her family to share the beauty of their ranch with visitors.
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May, 1 2019
The Explore Ranches Backstory
The genesis of the idea for Explore Ranches came from a series of experiences in some of the most remote corners of the Western Hemisphere, ideas born of the backcountry, and relationships with people who share our passion for the outdoors and all that it and those who steward it embody.
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April, 17 2019
The Withers Experience in West Texas
Hidden in all of this untouched land, the Withers Ranch is one of a kind. From where you leave the black top on Highway 118, it takes an hour on dirt ranch roads just to get to the place.
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December, 20 2018
Introducing Explore Ranches
The founders of Explore Ranches spent the majority of their childhoods outdoors. Allison grew up in the shadow of El Paso’s Franklin Mountains and learned how to drive stick shift in the deep canyons of her family’s ranch in the Davis Mountains. Jesse grew up in San Antonio but split ...
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November, 27 2018