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Blood Loss Control
Blood control on the ski hill. While skiing at Bridger Bowl last year, I got poked in the leg by a tree branch. It tore my ski pants, leaving a large bruise on my thigh. As I checked for blood in the Schlasman’s lift line, it dawned on me that my pack was missing a few vital ingredients. I’ve since added the essentials for basic trauma care in any...
Outdoor Research Placid Jacket
I’ve owned a number of puffy-coats and find that most leave me chilled or make me look like the abominable snowman. And while Outdoor Research’s Placid down jacket drew me in with its feminine, attractive design, I was skeptical as to whether it could look good and still keep me warm for more than a trip to the grocery store. I was happy to...
Beartooth Front
Forest Service revision begins. Where do you go to recreate? Around here, chances are on the nearly 3.1 million acres of National Forest System Lands that make up the Custer Gallatin National Forest. Wilderness, world-class streams, running trails, mountain-biking opportunities, snowmobiling, skiing, fishing, motorsports, and much more are...

Activities

Events

Feb 10th, Feb 17th, Feb 24th
Location: Showdown Ski Area Cost: $20 Details: On Wednesdays in February, ski for only $20 at Showdown. Can't beat that.  
Feb 10th
Location: REI, Bozeman Time: 6-7:30pm Cost: FREE Details: This females-only clinic looks at avalanche terrain recognition, the effect weather has on avalanche hazard, the development of the mountain snowpack, decision-making skills, and basic search-and-rescue procedures. For more info contact the Friends of the Avalanche Center at friendsofgnfac@...
Feb 11th
Location: 406 Brewing Time: 5-8pm Cost: A portion of all beer and cocktail sales go to Friends of Hyalite. Details: Come support the Friends of Hyalite, the only organization contributing to the costs to keep the road open in winter. Without plowing, and your support, the road will be gated at the bottom, eliminating convenient access to 95% of...

Blogs

Bridger Bowl edition. I was behind you in the lunch line at Deer Park Chalet. You ordered the last black bean burrito. I lamented to my sister (note – that was not my girlfriend) that I was going to order that. You offered, jokingly, to give me half. Our eyes met briefly as you were applying salsa. I wondered if we might share a backpack lunch...
Winter fly-fishing tips. While there might be a few fair-weather fishing days ahead, it's still a little on the cold side. Here are a few tricks to make your winter fishing a bit more enjoyable:   1. Apply Loon Ice Off Paste on your rod guides the night before to reduce ice build up.2. Get yourself a pair of Simms ExStream wading socks… trust me. ...
Your new favorite season for camping. For many outdoor enthusiasts, camping and backpacking season is over once December rolls around. In reality, winter's a great time for these activities—don’t let the cold temperatures scare you off. Get CozyDespite what you may think, camping and backpacking in the winter can be downright cozy. Dressing in...

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