• Pine Creek Lake. Photo by Walker Stole

Wild Word - Around MWA

Home Wild Word
Pine Creek Lake. Photo by Walker Stole
Inside the restored Granite Butte Fire Lookout (photo by Gabriel Furshong)

Inside the restored Granite Butte Fire Lookout (photo by Gabriel Furshong)

As the last standing fire lookout on the northern CDT, Granite Butte holds special historic and cultural significance. 

Rainy Lake and Swan Range proposed additions to the Bob Marshall Wilderness (photo by Meg Giddings)

Rainy Lake and Swan Range proposed additions to the Bob Marshall Wilderness (photo by Meg Giddings)

There's far too much uncertainty for the future of the southwest Crown of the Continent Ecosystem, the beating heart of the Northern Rockies and one of the world’s premier wild areas.

A hunter and his llamas in the Gallatin Range (photo by Greg Munther)

A hunter and his llamas in the Gallatin Range (photo by Greg Munther)

Whether we hike, fish, camp, mountain bike, or snowmobile, the Custer Gallatin National Forest is a special place. But it’s more than just a recreation getaway.