The Big Risk
Six tips for taking someone backpacking for his or her first time
Exploring Montana, Featured
The idea was to take my sister on her very first backpacking trip. Incidentally, this would also be her first time sleeping outside, her first time hiking in the Pacific Northwest, and her first time putting on shoes intended for dirt and rock and rain.
MWA Founders to be Inducted into Montana Outdoor Hall of Fame
Ken and Florence Baldwin dedicated their lives to Montana’s wild places and wildlife
In 1958, husband and wife Ken and Florence Baldwin wrote a letter to 100 friends across Montana inviting them to Bozeman to discuss the support they could give to a Congressional bill creating a national system of wilderness areas.
For the Wild
MWA awards those who have gone above and beyond to help achieve our mission
Around MWA, Featured
Each year at Wild Fest, MWA honors several people for the work they’ve done championing wilderness, promoting quiet trails, and advocating for responsible management of public lands. We presented the 2016 Brass Lantern Awards to seven people this year.