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Review: Thermarest NeoAir X-Lite, Backpacking Gear, Bozeman
I’ve spent hundreds of nights in the outdoors over the past 20 years. In that time, I’ve had many poor nights of sleep on substandard pads, from the vintage folding foam jobber that I used as a boy scout, through various brands of air mattresses that all seemed to weigh a ton and never hold air through the night. Lying down on Therm-a-rest's the...
Yellowstone River, Montana Fly Fishing
1. Dry shirts and faith in my studded wading boots.2. A 19-inch brown trout after the pheasant-tail dropper caught the lip of my net, while the elk-hair caddis still clung to the soft, white mouth. He swung his great maw back into the current and sunk into the stained riffle.3. The opportunity to take my future wife out for a huckleberry milkshake...
Your invitation to civil discourse. Since Columbine in 1999, the number and frequency of school shootings has climbed to a level many Americans can't tolerate. In 2018, there were four similar incidents before the year was half over. Not surprisingly, this makes the topic of gun control a pressing one—however, it does not mean that it's easily...



Sep 20th, Sep 27th
Location: Downtown Bozeman Cost: FREE Details: Join the Bozeman Running Company for weekly training runs. Details here. 
Sep 21st
Location: Dee-O-GeeCost: FREEDetails: A trail dog is a happy dog, and these bi-monthly social hikes are great for well-behaved and highly socialized pets. They're just an hour long so you don't need to block out the whole day. Details here. 
Sep 21st, Sep 28th
Location: 605 N. Wallace #2, Bozeman Time: 5-7pmCost: FREEDetails: Grab a free pint and talk shop at Alter Cycles with other mountain-bike community members. Details here. 

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