The Sapphire Wilderness Study Area – A Sparkling Gem
Let's keep fighting for WSAs - it's what Doris would've done
Former MWA president Doris Milner was campaigning for wilderness designation for the Sapphires way back in 1980s, and we're carrying on that fight today.
Six Decades in the Making
1968 - 1977: MWA navigates changing times
Around MWA, Featured
To celebrate our 60th anniversary, we're digging through the vault to tell the six-decade story of MWA, from our founding to today. This is part two, a glimpse into a decade of progess, setbacks, and change.
What’s Life on the Trail Crew Really Like?
An inside look into life on a Volunteer Trail Crew project
Afoot on the CDT, Exploring Montana, Featured
Curious about what really goes on during an MWA volunteer trail crew project? A lot of hard work, a lot of fun, and a whole lot of eating.
Bear Spray and a Baby
A short adventure creates lasting memories near the Gates of the Mountains
It’s late June and the sky is blue. The scent of far-off wood smoke hangs in the morning air. I drive east on York Road, drinking coffee. In the back seat, Walter snoozes in his car seat.
Finding Common Ground in Greater Yellowstone
A 236-mile run across the lower 48's largest intact ecosystem
Exploring Montana, Featured
In the summer of 2017, three friends set off on a journey to run from Bozeman to Red Lodge. In a week, they crossed 236 miles of the rugged Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the largest intact ecosystem in the lower 48.
How to Find Your New Favorite Trail
Four easy tips to help you expand your hiking horizons
Summer's here, and that means it's hiking season! If you're ready to find and explore some new trails, we've got a few tips for you.