Montana

By Monique Burns In southwest Montana, Bozeman, gateway to Yellowstone National Park, is a four-season playground offering hiking, mountain biking, and fly-fishing in warm weather and ice-climbing, ice-fishing, and alpine and cross-country skiing when the snow flies.  You’ll also find home-grown breweries and distilleries, fine restaurants with innovative farm-to-table dining,

By Monique Burns  We Easterners like to think we’ve got the best of everything.  And, if we don’t, we can always hop a plane and cross “The Pond” to Europe.  I’m probably as provincial—and Eurocentric—as the next Easterner.  Luckily, earlier in my career, I spent a lot of time out

  By Jules Older If you snuck into my room in the middle of the night, shined a bright light in my eyes and said, “Tell me your favorite mountain and mountain town or I’ll kill your dog,” chances are I’d whisper “Whitefish.” Even if I didn’t have a dog.

By Everett Potter If you don’t think that Orvis – long known for fly rods, Nantucket Red pants and patterned dog beds for your trusty black Labrador — has changed, just ask a seasoned Montana fly fishing guide. “Twenty years ago, a guy might show up all excited and say,’

By David McKay Wilson Atop Lone Mountain at Big Sky, with the wind blowing a gale at 11,000 feet, and the ice pellets providing an Arctic facial for my exposed cheeks, we contemplated our descent from the peak of one of North America’s prized summits in Montana’s Gallatin Range. We

Interview by Everett Potter   Evan McGlinn is  a photojournalist for The New York Times and The Boston Globe as well as a contributing editor for American Express’ Departures magazine. I met him standing at  a bar — well, we are journalists — at the famed Yellowstone Club in Montana

Is this Montana’s finest singletrack? Click for fall’s final thrill ride, courtesy of Mike Harrelson. Based in Bozeman, Montana, Mike works for MercuryCSC, a creative agency focusing on the Geotraveler. In his spare time, he’s a contributing editor to Backcountry magazine and has been published in Outside, Backpacker, Powder, Islands