Hiking & Backpacking

Review: Salewa Ortles Hybrid Tirolwool Celliant
Melissa Doar
The Salewa Ortles Hybrid Tirolwool Celliant women’s jacket is designed for warmth, breathabil Read more >>
Frazier Basin, Geology, Bridger Mountains
Patti Albrecht
The fossils of Frazier Basin.  Read more >>
Review: Schnee's Kestrel
Chris McCarthy
When I got my Kestrel boots from Schnee’s, I pulled them straight out of the box and went on a 25-mile backpack. Read more >>
Mike England
Backpack weight matters a lot more in the fall, whether you’re scampering up a soggy peak or hauling out an 80-pound elk quarter—and the MSR PocketRocket Read more >>
Review: Lowa Aerox
Simon Peterson
The Aerox GTX Lo Surround is a multifunctional trail shoe that combines Gore’s Surround concept with Lowa’s direct-injection midsole ventilation channels to give the foot 360 degrees of breathability. Read more >>
Hiking, Dogs, Bozeman, Montana
Vicki Sielaff
And think like a dog.  Read more >>
Review: Oboz Women’s Bridger Mid B-Dry
Melissa Doar
This isn’t my first pair of Oboz, and chances are, it won’t be my last. I got a good season-and-a-half out of my previous pair before, not surprisingly, my pre-teen son abducted them. Read more >>
Review: Gregory Swift 20 H20
Danielle McCarthy
Gregory’s Swift 20 H2O women’s daypack includes a three-liter water bladder that fits in a s Read more >>
Review: Vasque Breeze LT GTX
David Tucker
Lightweight comfort for all-day outings.  Read more >>
Travis Wilson
Wild and free—that's the creed of those seeking liberation from the soul-stifling constraints of society. While civilization tends to cookie-cut human identity into subservient models, outdoor enthusiasts find ways to stay connected to nature, and thus retain their individual spirits. Read more >>
backpacking, weekend, trip, cabin
Travis Decker
Slowing down at Woody Creek Cabin. Solitude is rare; peace of mind more so. Even deep in the Montana woods, our minds race and we’re removed from the moment, stressing about deadlines, bills, social commitments. It’s hard to be relaxed, paradoxical as that sounds. Read more >>
Review: MSR Hubba Tour
David Tucker
MSR’s Hubba Hubba is a backpacker favorite. But what if you want to go light, fast, and long without sacrificing features?  Read more >>
Dawn Brintnall
The five most popular hikes around the Bozone. Read more >>
Review: Oboz Cirque Low Waterproof
Ian Roderer
In the past, I haven't been a big fan of trail shoes that straddle the line between light trail runners and heavy-duty hiking boots. Read more >>
Alpen Fuel, Backcountry Snacks, Bozeman
Shaun Durkee
Snacks for the backcountry.  Read more >>
Review: Oboz Sawtooth II Mid Waterproof
Angie Mangels
Trying out the Sawtooth II Mid Waterproof. Read more >>
Review: Alpenfuel Summit Snack Box
Mike England
In this age of infinite information and unlimited choices, curation is paramount—and food is no exception. Read more >>
the editors
Guidelines for mud-season hiking.  Read more >>
Oboz Juniper Insulated Boot, Oboz, Bozeman, Montana
Danielle McCarthy
My husband is well known for saying “function, not fashion” when it comes to outdoor gear, but with the new Juniper 6”  insulated Read more >>
Wangmo Tenzing
Count on Sherpa’s Asaar 2.5-layer jacket to keep you dry and warm with i Read more >>
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