Most Montanans agree that summer is the season, but it's short and sweet, and it's hard to do it all. Let Outside Bozeman be your guide. This issue features stories about a family's deep connection to wild places, the benefits of taking the road less traveled, and an expert's guide to one of southwest Montana's most classic climbing destinations. As always, our gear reviews highlight the essential tools you'll need to get the most out of your endeavors, and our experts keep you up-to-date on area news and the best seasonal activities. So tune your bike, organize your climbing kit, and outfit your raft: it's going to be a great summer.