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Meet Me on the Green. Photo by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online.
Meet Me on the Green
Tyler Wilson with pack string.

Indian Village. Photo by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online.
Indian Village
Indian village at the Green River Rendezvous pageant performance.

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2012 Green River Rendezvous - Photo Gallery
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
July 17, 2012

The 2012 Green River Rendezvous was held July 12-14th in Pinedale. The four-day event is the highlight for Pinedale each summer, bringing people from all over the world for the first time and as a reunion of old friends year after year, just as was done in the early 1800s during the fur trade era. The event included living history programs at the Museum of the Mountain Man, American Mountain Man encampment and demonstrations, a mountain man traderís row, street fair, rendezvous rodeos, a parade, early morning 5-mile walk/run, pancake breakfast, pie sale, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, softball tournament, disc golf tournament, annual library book sale, buffalo burger lunch, Bad Hand-Michael Terry Plains Indians encampment & talks, kidsí fishing derby and BBQ, womanís frying pan toss, mud, volleyball tournament, Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal author talks, live music, fireworks, Sunday Prairie Mass and outdoor worship, beard shaving, and the elaborate annual Green River Rendezvous Pageant.

Photos by Dawn Ballou and Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online!



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  • Green River Rendezvous
  • Museum of the Mountain Man
  • Meet Me on the Green - Green River Rendezvous Pageant Association
  • VisitPinedale.org - Visit Pinedale tourism website, visitor information
  • www.SubletteChamber.com - Sublette County Chamber of Commerce

  • Grand Marshall Veterans. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Grand Marshall Veterans

    Veterans. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Veterans
    Veterans honored as the parade Grand Marshalls were George Rahm, Harold Faler, Bud Decker, and Monte Skinner.

    Meet Me on the Green. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Meet Me on the Green

    Wind River Dancers. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Wind River Dancers

    4-H Float. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    4-H Float

    4-H Rodeo. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    4-H Rodeo

    Altitude Drug. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Altitude Drug

    Pinedale Glaciers hockey. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Pinedale Glaciers hockey

    Food Basket. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Food Basket

    Little League. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Little League

    Royalty. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Royalty

    Big and little bikes. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Big and little bikes

    Bad Hand. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Bad Hand

    Food. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Food

    Antlers. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Antlers
    Street Fair

    Beads. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Beads

    Woman's Frying Pan Toss. Photo by Dawn Balloou, Pinedale Online.
    Woman's Frying Pan Toss

    Candy Cannon. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Candy Cannon

    Face Painting. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Face Painting

    Painted hide. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Painted hide

    Trader's Row. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Trader's Row

    Lapita Frewin. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Lapita Frewin
    Lapita Frewin did children's programs at the Museum of the Mountain Man.

    Sign Language. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Sign Language
    American Mountain Man, "Silver Hawk" - Mike Powell, gives a demonstration on sign language at the Museum of the Mountain Man.

    American Mountain Men. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    American Mountain Men
    The American Mountain Men gave many demonstrations at the Museum of the Mountain Man about life for trappers and traders who lived and worked in the Rocky Mountains during the early 1800s.

    Kids games. Photo by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online.
    Kids games
    American Mountain Man, Cody Merchant had great period-correct games for the kids.

    Tomahawk throw. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Tomahawk throw
    At the Museum of the Mountain Man.

    Bad Hand. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Bad Hand

    Dr. Fred Gowans. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Dr. Fred Gowans
    Dr. Fred Gowans gave a talk at the Museum of the Mountain Man on Thursday about Indian battles on the Upper Missouri between 1806 to 1811.

    Journal talk. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Journal talk
    A big crowd came out to the Museum to hear the academic journal talks.

    Journal authors. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Journal authors
    The authors whose articles were in the 2012 Rocky Mountain Fur Trade Journal sign books during the author's reception on Thursday evening at the Museum of the Mountain Man.

    Buffalo Burger Lunch. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Buffalo Burger Lunch
    Sponsored by Shell

    Cooking buffalo burgers. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Cooking buffalo burgers
    Shell sponsors the Museum's buffalo burger lunch each year at Rendezvous Days. Their employees staff the booth and cook the burgers. All proceeds go towards programs at the Museum.

    Hooten and Hollering. Photo by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online.
    Hooten and Hollering
    Rendezvous was a time for the trappers and traders to trade and have a good time with their friends. Jon Mickelson as Jim Bridger.

    Indian parade. Photo by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online.
    Indian parade
    Indian parade The elaborate Green River Rendezvous pageant includes mountain men, trappers, traders, Native Americans, missionaries, and visitors from afar. Sublette County local citizens play the parts of the cast in the performance. The entire production is done by volunteers.

    Wagons. Photo by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online.
    Wagons
    Fur trade company wagons arrive at rendezvous with trade goods. Trappers spent a year in the mountains trapping beaver and other fur-bearing animals. At summer rendezvous, they traded those furs in for needed supplies.

    Big crowd. Photo by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online.
    Big crowd
    There is always a big crowd turnout for the Green River Rendezvous pageant.

    Indian family. Photo by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online.
    Indian family
    Native Americans in the Green River Rendezvous pageant.

    Travois. Photo by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online.
    Travois
    Native Americans used travois pulled behind horses to carry loads of supplies, including sometimes children, elderly and injured people.

    Missionaries. Photo by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online.
    Missionaries
    Missionaries were a part of the rendezvous story.

    Horse Race. Photo by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online.
    Horse Race
    Jesse Early and Lisanne Fear.

    Mountain Men. Photo by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online.
    Mountain Men
    Van Huffman as Joe Walker and Mark Eatinger as Captain Bonneville.

    Sir William Drummond Stewart. Photo by Clint Gilchrist, Pinedale Online.
    Sir William Drummond Stewart
    Played by Zach Thompson.
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