Hiking & Backpacking

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 >>
Review: Oboz Hyalite
Chris McCarthy
I’ve always looked to Oboz for my hiking footwear. So, when I was searching for a crossover boot—something I could hike the trail in and wear around town—, I went to Oboz first. Read more >>
Northern Goshawk, Montana Raptors
David Cronenwett
A chance encounter with the northern goshawk. Read more >>
Review: Salomon Odessey Pro Hiking Shoe
David Tucker
A minimalist hiker for the weight-conscious. Gram-counting is all the rage these days, and that trend hasn't been ignored by the long-distance-hiking crowd. Read more >>
Courtney Miranda
A family hike up Mt. Baldy. Read more >>
Sky Rim Trail, Yellowstone National Park, Montana
Traute Parrie
Hiking Yellowstone's boundary trails.  Read more >>
Trout Lake, Yellowstone, Family-Friendly Hikes
Melynda Harrison
Family-friendly Yellowstone.  Read more >>
Natural Bridge, Boulder River
Robert Stone
Nice and easy along the Boulder.  Read more >>
Oboz Women's Bridger 9' Insulated
Angie Mangels
When you own an active dog, you don’t really have a choice about getting out; the dog must be walked no matter the weather. Read more >>
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