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Land of No Use – A Montana Wilderness Ski Project

Written on November 7, 2014 at 19:19, by

Land of No Use takes a look at the controversy surrounding Wilderness through groups of skiiers and snowboarders who visit many of the state’s recognized Wilderness areas as well as through commentary from Wilderness proponents and opponents alike.  

…Or Perhaps Still Ski Season

Written on June 17, 2014 at 10:22, by

More photos from a weekend of camping and playing in the snow can be found here.

MYOG: Winter Splitboarding Day Trip Pack

Written on April 1, 2014 at 14:47, by

I've been on a bit of a pack kick lately and sewed up two new ones in the course of about a month. I shared pictures of my "Franken-ruck" recently but what follows was a previous work. It's a bit more detailed and includes a foam framesheet in a tight-fitting sleeve, a probe/shovel handle/saw pocket,Continue Reading

Winter Picnics

Written on March 3, 2014 at 13:12, by

My wife and I have had a trend going this winter in which we break up our XC ski jaunts and hikes with a midday campfire and picnic. When the weather is cold a warming fire makes for a much more enjoyable lunch break. Besides, building campfires is just plain fun!

Happy Holidays From Our Family To Yours

Written on December 24, 2013 at 11:18, by

Advanced Snow Science Data Recording

Written on November 8, 2013 at 11:37, by

Doug Chabot of the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center with a somewhat in-depth description on recording snow pit data.

Shoulder Season Ski Camping 2012/2013 – Part One

Written on June 3, 2013 at 18:00, by

I injured my back in early winter and was unable to get out splitboarding as much as I’d like this winter but was able to get out on two meaningful overnight trips (second TR to follow soon).  One of my go-to ski partners, Jon W. is pretty much always up for an adventure no matterContinue Reading

Asphalt and Corn: Biking and Skiing

Written on April 14, 2012 at 07:50, by

Yesterday morning after a very positive job interview (which I look forward to sharing more about in the near future) my buddy Mike sent me a text about going for a bike ride. We’d been talking about strapping our skis to our bicycles and heading up the most popular mountain access road in Bozeman –Continue Reading

SuperUltraHeavy Winter Trip

Written on March 13, 2012 at 11:07, by

The United States Forest Service has a series of cabins, fire lookouts, and other shelters available for rental at a nominal cost all over the country. In SW Montana there is a LOT of federal land and therefore there are a LOT of these rental cabins. Navigate your way to recreation.gov to see for yourself.Continue Reading