A collective of three artists recently displayed work from an ongoing project called “The Last Glacier,” at the Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art in Great Falls.
Work on the Sha-Ron parking lot was originally slated to begin this year. Due to material and weather delays, construction will now begin in the spring of 2023.
The master plan is expected to be adopted in August.
One spring operation includes the park implementing hiker/biker closures around avalanche zones and hazardous trail conditions.
A quick guide to upcoming arts and entertainment happening around the Missoula area.
The sculpture park in Lincoln will grow again this year.
Alison Stigora used to have to burn her own wood for sculptures. As an artist in Pennsylvania, there weren’t wildfires to create naturally charred chunks of wood, so she overcame her nervousness of starting fires and handling burning wood to build bonfires with friends, pulling out pieces as they burnt just so.
Join in celebration of National Trails Day at a Montana State Park on June 1. The American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day is the country’s largest celebration of trails. Gather with over 100,000 other volunteers throughout the nation in empowering all to enjoy, share, and preserve the hiking experience. From hikes to trail clean up, show your appreciation for trails with events offered at state parks across Montana.
Considering the views, not unlike the ones you'd find from the window seat of a descending airplane, Ward Mountain isn't popular, even though the trailhead sits just at the top of Roaring Lion Road outside Hamilton.
Two storied rivers converge at Milltown State Park, and all the world can come to see them meeting.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK – A wolf laid the first marks.
If you wanted to show someone the best Missoula vista, where would you go?
A backcountry avalanche warning has been issued for several mountain ranges in northwestern Montana, while parts of central and northeastern Montana are under flood warnings and advisories.
A rustic and contemporary sculpture park that's open year-round, even to skiers, can make for a very Montana daytrip.
BIG SKY RESORT — Like a controlled freefall into a dim cave, it was unnervingly dark as Ben Brosseau skied down aptly named Ambush run. A cone of bright white light shone in front of him. Just before he pushed off, a smile seemed frozen to his frosted face.
Only 15 miles west of Helena, MacDonald Pass offers some of the finest groomed Nordic skiing in the region.
Snowshoes really do make it easier to hike snowy routes. Here are the basics you'll need as a beginning snowshoer.
I almost don’t want to share the news about the upgrades to the old Broadwater Hot Springs pools in Helena, but they’re the perfect soothing antidote to outdoor adventures in the area.
WHITEFISH – It’s minus 4 degrees, and only four cars are parked at the Round Meadows cross-country ski trailhead. Including mine.
Text and photos by Holly Kuehlwein
You’re in an active city in the Northern Rockies that abuts a national forest, boasts numerous recreation areas, and seems to attract rivers like a fish to a fly. Getting outdoors in Missoula is easy. Deciding what to do may prove a bit more challenging. Our suggestion? Do it all.
Look around. Our valley's surrounding hillsides are begging to be hiked. How can you resist a short trek to a giant cement letter? Or to a peace sign? And topping out a peak in the Rattlesnake Wilderness Area sure would make a great selfie. The following hikes plot a circle around Missoula. …
The Rattlesnake Wilderness embodies the idea – and the reality – of compromise.
Not all of Missoula's trails are vertical. If you feel like going on a nice mellow stroll, there are several paved and unpaved paths that will get you out for some exercise but won't make you strain.
The 5th Annual Montana Fishing Film Festival will be full of eye-catching as well as trout-catching scenes. Get inspired by our state's stunning fly waters, big fish and hardcore anglers. Dennison Theatre, Thursday, 6pm, $12.
Hoarfrost has been dressing Missoula in white for the past few days. Here are some of images you shared.
UM Ice Holes recently became the only fully recognized ice fishing club in the United States. Reporter DJ Stewart takes a look at how the first year group is looking to expand beyond the University and involve the local community.
The Marshall Mountain Gravity Trail just opened in October 2017.
Filmed while Daniel Mazza and his brother were making their yearly pilgrimage to Stuart Peak in Missoula's Rattlesnake Wilderness. Mazza shot this footage on a Garmin Verb at 1080p 60fps.
There is no better place to wake up than on the banks of the Blackfoot River with the never-ending sound of water flowing and the shrill call of a bald eagle perched overhead.
I recently had the opportunity to take advantage of the whitefish bite on Flathead Lake. While fishing, I have heard some interesting tips on how to catch the sometimes elusive fish. Glue small eyes on your Rattle-d-Zastor lure, fish key in on the eyes of their prey. Sometimes the fish like …
Fly fishing in Missoula Montana is arguably the best the west has to offer. Enjoy all this region has to offer with the pro guides of Blackfoot River Outfitters. Float down the Blackfoot, wade the riffles of Rock Creek, cast to risers on the Bitterroot, stalk the shallows of the Clark Fork a…
Join Kristin, Leia, and Terrence Romano as they attempt a float down the tumultuous Blackfoot River in Western Montana on a warm, summer day. Watch as they brave Thibodeau Falls and many other rapids on their way to Johnsrud Park, just east of Missoula.
Floating the Clark Fork River in Missoula, Montana is one of the best ways to cool off on hot, summer days. Join Terrence Romano and friends as they take to tubes and do their best to escape the heat on a relaxing float downstream.
In 2015, Ken Watt spent a few hours filming the Alberton Gorge's notorious Tumbleweed rapid. At the 2:29 mark, you'll notice a guide falling out of his boat!
Take a float and try not to get wet on the Clark Fork River.
Fishing during hot sunny weather on the lakes is hard on your body. My best tip is to fish early and quit early. However, if you choose to fish during the heat of the day, here are a few tips on keeping your body cool and safe from the sun.
This might be the year that the whitefish bite comes back strong on Flathead Lake. Anglers have already started to catch whitefish jigging with Zimmer Tackle Rattle-d-Zastors. Most of the anglers are having success with a whitefish fly tied 6- to 10-inches above the Rattle-d-Zastor tipped wi…
Montana’s rivers are rapidly dropping, but there are still some fun places across the state to get your face wet while rafting, canoeing or kayaking. Here are a few of my favorite whitewater runs. Remember to always wear a life jacket, have a throw line in case someone falls overboard, use c…
Here are some top dry flies Tom Kuglin of the Helena Independent Record likes to fish in the summer.