Climb Every Mesa, Ford Every Wash

Arthur Keith
Digital Global Traveler
7 min readMay 16, 2024

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The hike to the highest point in Oklahoma

This was my first camping trip with all new gear, and I’ve accumulated much more. At right is me inside the tent, where I tried to emulate the Westin “Heavenly Bed” experience. Who camps with white linens? This was just a few weeks after months of chemo, so I didn’t have much hair. Photos by author.

If you live anywhere east of the Mississippi River and you’ve never been west of it, you’re in for a surprise.

For one thing, many counties out West have more livestock than people — many more! The West raises what you eat. Consider the following:

  • South Dakota has four times as many cattle as people.

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Arthur Keith
Digital Global Traveler

My goal is to inform, educate, & entertain. Top writer in LGBTQ, Music, Climate Change. Directionally dyslexic with an excellent sense of direction.