Current Highlight


Ross Peak, Bridger Mountains, Bozeman, Montana
A photographic study of Ross Peak. It’s not the highest point in the Bridgers. It barely falls within the range’s ten-tallest summits. But for whatever reason, we’re drawn to Ross Peak.Perhaps its counter-intuitive nature appeals to us; the farther you find yourself from its base, the more impressive it appears. Or maybe it’s Ross’s split...
Montana State School Trust Lands, Hunting, PLWA
Gaining access to school-trust lands. While the debate over public-lands access has hit the mainstream, the issue has been brewing for decades. Even back in the 1950s, recreationists argued that Montana’s 5.2-million acres of school-trust lands belonged to the public and should be open to recreational use. In 1967, during the 40th Legislature,...
Wild Montana, Donald M. Jones, Wildlife, animals, photography
Often, the highlights of a trip to Yellowstone or a weekend spent in the wilderness are encounters with the four-legged or winged compatriots we see along the way. In his book, Wild Montana (Farcountry Press, $27), photographer Donald M. Jones captures the curious, awe-inspiring, and often humorous moments of the wild creatures in his home state....


Dec 08th
Location: Bozeman Brewing Co. Cost: FREE; 50 cents of all pints sold will be donated to BSF trail grooming Details: Take a break from skiing and head into Bozeman Brewing to drink some beer. Enjoy the company of like-minded people and support Bridger Ski Foundation. What better was is there to give back to the community than by drinking beer? We...
Dec 09th
Location: Bridger Ski Foundation Cost: Suggested $10 donation to cover the suppliesDetails: Waxing your Nordic skis is tricky stuff, but the pros at BSF will help hone those skills. Join them if you just need a refresher or are brand new to the Nordic waxing club. Reserve a table online, bring in your skis, and the rest will be provided for you....
Dec 09th
Location: REICost: FREE Details: A bad experience can start with just one bad decision. Continue your avalanche safety training with this introduction to decision making, route finding, and terrain management. More details and registration here. 


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