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November Cover Artist: Gabe Priestley

Thu. Nov. 1st, 2018

Gabe Priestley is a landscape, lifestyle, and action sports photographer and cinematographer. His main objective is to capture the feelings he loves to surround himself with: that chilly sunrise that took all energy to get out of the sleeping…

When Things Get Tough Get Outdoors

Thu. Nov. 1st, 2018

Montana Grant

Most sad, mean, hateful, and miserable people have few hobbies or outdoor interests! They stew in their own lonely and sorrowful swill while searching for ways to lower the bar to their level. Instead of using their energy and resources to do…

Ski MT

Thu. Nov. 1st, 2018

by Angie Ripple

For me skiing began before I could talk—on the back of my father, cross-country skiing through the wilderness of Montana. It took until I was sixteen to meet a friend excited enough about downhill skiing to volunteer to teach me. Her…

Painted Hills Gap Complete

Main Street now Connected to the Mountains with Trails

Thu. Nov. 1st, 2018

We’ll be more than a little proud on that summer day in the not-too-distant future when we’re able to walk the nearly ten miles of trail from Lindley Park to public land in the Hyalites and say ‘Main Street to Mountains- We…

Skunk Be Gone!

Mon. Oct. 1st, 2018

Montana Grant

Unwanted encounters between dogs and skunks are way too common. Sadly, most skunks in Montana, and other states are likely to be carrying rabies. It is essential that your dog have its rabies vaccination. Rabies can cause death. Horses can…

And So It (Hunting Season) Begins...

Tue. Sep. 4th, 2018

Montana Grant

HUNTING SEASON IS FINALLY HERE!!! Sportsmen are celebrating their annual ritual of venturing into the outdoors. We only have so many seasons in our lives and none of us want to waste any.  Fall in Montana is special to all of us that…

Arts and Crafts for Adults: Tying Flies

Tue. Sep. 4th, 2018

by Jake Adelman

Summer is fading into fall and soon winter will be arriving in the valley. Anglers will begin chasing fall brown trout while watching cottonwoods morph into colorful works of art before littering the rivers with bright leaves in preparation…

What You Should Know About The Upcoming MSU Football Season

Wed. Aug. 1st, 2018

Patrick Greeley

In late August, Montana State football will be back, kicking off the season against Western Illinois on August 30. For the upcoming season, Head Coach Jeff Choate, along with the rest of the Bobcat coaching staff, hopes to improve off of…

Top 10 Last Best Things to Do in August

Wed. Aug. 1st, 2018

Kate Emmerich

Just about this time, as sunny, sweet July comes to a close and August rears its fiery head, many Montanans ask themselves the same question: Where did the summer go?! Although I have spent the last 16 years lamenting the notion of a…

Leaving a Legacy on the Continental Divide Trail

Blaze the CDT

Sun. Jul. 1st, 2018

A map and compass are essential tools for navigation on any hiking trip regardless of our familiarity with a trail or the duration of the trip. Yet on many trips, the map rarely, if ever, sees daylight thanks to the aid of helpful route…

Take Me To The River...

Sun. Jul. 1st, 2018

Ashley Nettles

Air conditioning used to be unheard of in Montana. There was absolutely no reason to have it since you might use it once or twice a year. Most houses around here are still not built with A/C. But there’s no doubt it’s getting…

Recreation Events

Swing Dance

Every Day until Aug. 25, 7-10pm; Every Day until Sep. 1, 7-10pm; Every Day until Sep. 15, 7-10pm; Every Day until Oct. 20, 7-10pm; Every Day until Nov. 3, 7-10pm; Every Day from Nov. 17 to Nov. 17, 7-10pm;

Romney Gym MSU Campus, Bozeman

Free vintage swing dance lesson 7-8pm, DJ'd music 8-10pm. No partner or prior experience required. Everyone is welcome, including non-students!

Books & Babies on Saturday

Every Saturday, 10am;

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

Enjoy rhymes, songs, and play in a relaxed setting.

Kids Chess Club

Every Saturday, 10am;

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

Sharpen your skills or learn a new one!

Minecraft Meetup

Every Wednesday, 3:45-5pm;

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

Play Minecraft with other kids - bring your own device, or use one of ours!

LEGO Club

Every Monday, 3:45-5pm;

Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main Street, Bozeman

We provide the Legos, you provide the imagination and engineering skills!

Beginner Fencing Class for Kids

Every Saturday until Dec. 1, 10-11am;

Bozeman Fencing Association 15 Tai Lane, Bozeman

Fencing Classes for Ages 6-9. All instruction and equipment provided. Fencing fun, fitness, agility, and confidence.

Regional Campgrounds

Moose Creek Flat Campground

9 miles N of Big Sky on US 191

Moose Creek Flat Campground is located in the Gallatin Canyon, 32 miles south of Bozeman on US Highway 191.

Dailey Lake Campground

1 miles E of Emigrant, 4 miles S of Rt 540, 6 miles SE of Cty Rd

Dailey Lake Campground has 35 tent and trailer campsites, restrooms, and drinking water. A…

Montana Ski Resorts

Bridger Bowl

15795 Bridger Canyon Road, Bozeman

Bridger Bowl is a private non-profit community ski area located 16 miles north of Bozeman,…

Lookout Pass Ski Area

Wallace

Skiing & Snowboarding off I-90 Idaho & Montana border. Ski Resort with year-round activities; Mountain biking, cycling trails, ski & bike terrain.

Lost Trail Powder Mountain

Conner

Offers affordable family skiing in the Rocky Mountains. Located at the top of Lost Trail Pass, at the head of Montana's Bitterroot Valley.