Wild Life - March 2014

Home Wild Life

MWA Veteran Outreach Coordinator Tristan Persico (left) pauses for a photo during a young veterans backpacking trip along the Continental Divide in the West Big Hole area of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. August 2013.

The Montana Wilderness Association invites active members or veterans of the US armed forces and their families to join US Air Force veteran, Tristan Persico, on one of five outdoor excursions this summer.

Explore the divide for a good cause.

Looking for adventure this summer? The Montana Wilderness Association has something for you.

With opportunities offered for veterans, artists, backcountry chefs and outdoor enthusiasts, you'll have a chance to try something new or expand on your current interests and skills.

MWA Veteran Outreach Coordinator Tristan Persico (on right) pauses during a young veterans backpacking trip along the Continental Divide in the West Big Hole area of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. August 2013.

At an early age, my father started bringing me to wild places to learn and explore. Dad instilled in me a sense of adventure; I always wanted to know what was around that next bend in the trail or what was over that next ridge. This is where my lifelong love of the outdoors began.