Because you don't want to be led deep into the backcountry by just anyone

You can soak and stay at these rad spots

What happened when one writer looked beyond the open road, the staged snapshots, and the hashtag

Eight places to (safely) spy on bears—and other big game—in their natural habitat

Congressional candidate Matt Rosendale earns money from Texan billionaires while voting for their interests

Stunning swimming holes, lakes, and pools to dunk into as temps heat up

The Montana Treehouse Retreat has not one but two spiral staircases that lift you up into the treetops

At last, the West is taking steps to address megafires. But we’ve done nothing to prepare for their biggest threat to human health.

In this installment, More Than Just Parks features the Flathead Valley and its endless recreational opportunities

And the Maven B3's are the highest-quality optics you can easily carry

'The Ride,' from filmmaker Erik Peterson, follows skijorer Ebbie Hanson on her winter circuit with her horse, Zeke 

Sure, you can get your bike tuned or buy a spare tube. But at these shops, you can also order an espresso or IPA and find your community.

Want to stay overnight in a jetliner, a snowcat, or a luxe glass globe dangling off a cliff? You can.

The definitive guide, built upon real-world experience

According to skier McKenna Peterson, the snow spigot turned on over Montana last year, and many of her big-line objectives beckoned

‘Grizzly Country’ profiles Doug Peacock as he reflects on his time protecting the Yellowstone grizzlies.

There's one realistic thing we can do to survive the new era of giant blazes: build smarter communities that can take the heat

Three epic adventures you can give any outdoorsperson

Safety, reliability, and capability, all in one (relatively affordable) truck

In this film, ‘The Wild Crow,’ ski guide Beau Fredlund reflects on his relationship with the small town of Cooke City, Montana.

Is the movement that sparked the 2016 takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge ready to age out?

The world's best lodges have something in common—unparalleled access to vast wilderness, soaring peaks, and empty coastlines

Bow-hunting anterless whitetail deer on the Yellowstone River—on a budget

Big Sky Country has one of the highest concentrations of hot springs in America. Here's where to find the best ones.

Stop by and find the book or local hiking guide that will change your whole perception of a new place

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will offer up nearly 4 million acres of public lands for lease this year, much of it for dirt cheap

Want to serve the tastiest meat ever at your next dinner party? This is the (significant) investment it will take to make that happen.

As Wyoming prepares for the first grizzly hunt in the lower 48 in decades, at least two protesters won tags they say they won't use. Will their strategy work?

If you've only been following the drama of Scott Pruitt and his replacement at the EPA, you only know half the story. Environmental regulations are under attack all across America, and the siege is just beginning.

One writer endures awkward morning cabin run-ins and hazardous chairlifts in the name of settling down (but still chasing snow)

Keeping an eye on the interior secretary's latest ethical blunders and questionable public lands policies

Outdoor towns tend to be overwhelmingly homogenous, which can make for a tough decision for people of color who want to move somewhere they can play outside

A new study polled western voters' views on the interior secretary, Trump's public lands agenda, and downsizing Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante

Comfortable, secure, and convenient, the Scat Belt works with any type of clothing

Missing winter? Here's where to get your shred on well into July.

No one would blame you for planning your summer vacation around visits to these shops

The Yellowstone River is the beating heart of Paradise Valley, Montana, but a proposed mine threatens the entire ecosystem.

Dan Wenk was a career Park Service official who was well-respected by Republicans and Democrats. But he made the mistake of disagreeing with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

Meet Jessi Lewis, the metalsmith behind our new favorite line

A new book goes deep into the history and significance of our country's 4,000-mile northern boundary

In 2009, San Diego native and surfer Jack Christiansen found himself in Missoula, Montana.

How to fill nearly every weekend this summer with nearly every genre of music

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