Camping

McCarthy, Chris
Have you ever enjoyed a Dutch-oven dinner and wanted to learn to cook one yourself? Well, Carsten Bothe’s Dutch Oven: Cast-Iron Cooking Over an Open Fire (Schiffer Publishing, $30) is the perfect cookbook to get you started. Read more >>
Illustration by Angie Mangels
Wozer, Jeff
It is day three of backpacking in the Beartooths. I’m authoring from inside the butter-yellow walls of my Marmot tent alone. Read more >>
Lewis, Jimmy
For most families, the word “exotic vacation” conjures up images of a luxury resort near an azure sea, sipping tropically themed cocktails on a white, sandy beach. Mom is lounging peacefully on a recliner, Dad is off fishing, and Junior is building a sandcastle. Exotic? Read more >>
Photo by Megan Paulson
Knight, Phil
There are a lot of annoying critters out there, both wild and domestic—packrats, mice, magpies, roosters, raccoons, possums, porcupines, and poodles to name a few. But as far as sheer destructiveness goes, nothing in my experience beats a marmot. Read more >>
Pogge, Drew
Some of the best things in life are hidden in plain sight, and Paradise Valley’s Tom Miner Basin is definitely one of them. There’s the petrified forest containing 50-million-year-old trees frozen in time. Read more >>
Madison River, Fly Fishing, Camping
Kurt Dehmer
Every adventure, even a spring “staycation,” needs a good base camp—and Ennis fits that bill quite nicely. Traditionally a rest stop for travelers between the Gallatin Valley and the gold fields of Alder and Last Chance gulches, Ennis was a place to rest, refuel, and resupply. Read more >>
Reuss, Dave
From the Tobacco Roots to the Gallatin Range, the mountains around Bozeman hold stunning alpine lakes perfect for an overnight camping trip—but sometimes, you want to get outdoors without trying too hard. Maybe you got a late start, or you need a stationary base camp for your clan of young kids. Read more >>
Jones, Andrea
Summers are short in Montana, so it’s important to get out there and take advantage of what makes this the Treasure State. Montana FWP is happy to help.Where the Wild Things Roam Read more >>
Dave Reuss
Hidden in the granite outcroppings just outside Norris, the deserts of Revenue Flats offer Bozemanites great early-season camping just an hour out of town. Flanked by gorgeous views of the Tobacco Roots, this locale has plenty of sites tucked in and around massive boulders. Read more >>
Robbins, Gary
A float trip down the Yellowstone River had been tumbling through my mind for eight or ten years. Finally, in 2009 when I had just about given up on the possibility, the perfect group came together. Read more >>
Knight, Phil
Even though nearly four million people swarm Yellowstone each year seeking to experience its magic and majesty, a relatively small number leave the roads or boardwalks. Even fewer make it to the remote and fabled Cascade Corner. Read more >>
Knight, Phil
Southwest Montana is blessed with hundreds of alpine and subalpine lakes, also known as tarns. Gifts of the glaciers that also carved our iconic mountains, these sparkling little lakes make perfect destinations for overnight hikes. Read more >>
Bertsch, Tiffany
Camping in Montana just got a little easier, if somewhat less spontaneous. This year, campers can reserve their spots in any of 20 Montana state parks via a new reservation system, which includes both online and telephone options. Read more >>
Wozer, Jeff
“Careful with that stick,” I warned Tanner, my five-year-old nephew, as he waved it wildly about like a symphony conductor testing a new baton. “Don’t worry,” assured Missy, my sister. “Tan wouldn’t hurt a fly.” Read more >>
Barba, Katie
If you've had the misfortune of getting tangled up with a woman who isn't outdoorsy, then turn to Laura James’ book, The Girl’s Guide to Camping (Skyhorse Publishing, $15). It caters to the elusive anti-camping woman who fears the outdoors. Read more >>
Tina Orem
50 Recipes for camp and trail. Read more >>
Tanner Strickland
Ranger cabins for every mood. Read more >>
England, Mike
Crazy Crib LEX—CRAZY CREEK Read more >>
Coble, Melynda
O how can it be that the ground does not sicken?How can you be alive, you growths of spring?How can you furnish health, you blood of herbs, roots, orchards, grain?Are they not continually putting distemper’d corpses within you? Read more >>
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