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Elk Rut, Mammoth Hot Springs, Bugling Elk, Gardiner, Montana
Up close and personal with Yellowstone’s elk rut. Few sounds are as singular as a bugling bull elk.To the hunter, it sounds like opportunity. To the skier, it foretells of powder days to come. And for the wildlife watcher, it’s an invitation to one of nature’s most intense spectacles. Few places offer a better vantage point from which to witness...
Gallatin Valley, Fresh Produce, Canning
Extending the harvest's bounty. After a summer harvest, there’s an abundance of produce to consume. Our growing season is short, but you can extend your consumption of local produce by canning, all while gaining health and performance benefits.The canning process involves placing foods in jars and heating them to a temperature that eliminates...
Ron Brunckhorst, Mountain Climbing, Southwest Montana
Local climbing legend Ron Brunckhorst. Enigmatic climber, route developer, guidebook author, local legend: for more than 40 years, Ron Brunckhorst has been quietly exploring Montana’s vertical realm of rock and ice. In that time, he’s built a reputation for putting up routes that prioritize adventure and solitude (often at the expense of rock...


Sep 23rd, Sep 30th
Location: Bangtail Bikes, Bozeman Cost: FREE Details: Join the crew at Bangtail Bikes for this weekly road ride in the Gallatin Valley. Call (406) 587-4905 to confirm schedule. 
Sep 23rd, Sep 30th
Location: Bozeman Public Library Cost: FREE Details: Join the Bozeman Pedal Project for a females-only road ride around the Gallatin Valley. Details here.   
Sep 24th
Location: Alter CyclesCost: FREEDetails: Ride local singletrack with Alter every week of the summer, then aprés in the parking lot with a post-ride BBQ. Details here. 


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