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The last of the summer icebergs float on the sapphire surface of Black Canyon Lake (photo by Kristi Staebler)

Today is the 40th birthday of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, a "magnificent primeval expanse of nearly a million acres...a land of jewel-like lakes, clear cold streams, and picturesque waterfalls". 

The crew celebrating a successful project at Mystic Lake in the Pintlers (photo by Sonny Mazzullo)

Read about MWA's trail stewardship program, get the latest on the Wilderness Study Area defense, and more. 

The Swan Range poking up above the Flathead National Forest (photo by Hannah Ettema)

Explaining wilderness by way of experiences and things - horizon views, solitude, deep forests, high peaks - is one thing. Capturing what it mean to us is another challenge altogether.

A volunteer trail crew celebrating at Mystic Lake in the Pintlers (photo by Sonny Mazzullo)

Registration for this summer's Volunteer Trail Crew is now officially open! Be sure to sign up now, because spots will fill up quickly.

Swiftcurrent Falls on a smoky Morning (photo by Xaver Springer)

After meticulously scouring every detail of 1,000 photos and videos, we’re proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Picture Wild Montana photo and video contest.

Fall color in the Sapphire WSA (photo by Clint Sally)

At least 250 people flooded the county commission meeting. Roughly three-quarters of those who attended opposed Sen. Daines' WSA bill. 52 testified against the bill, 20 in favor. Moreover, 78 people sent the commission emails opposing the bill and another 45 signed a letter in opposition.