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Snow clings to the top of the Snowcrest Mountains (Alli Behrens)

An expedition into the rocky peaks, emerald valleys, and wide prairies of the Ruby Valley offers a glimpse into the future of this special place. 

A gray fall day in Beartrap Canyon Wilderness (Larry Kilmer)

MWA volunteers and the BLM's Dillon Field Office are teaming up to monitor wilderness character and protect key wildlands in southwestern Montana, and we need your help. 

Looking down on the North Fork Blackfoot and the Hobnail Tom Trail (Alex Blackmer)

What motivated our crew members to give some sweat to the Hobnail Tom Trail? Turns out they all had their reasons.

Sunset from the flanks of Pryors (Emily Cleveland)

The Pryor Mountains are home to a diversity of plant and animal life that's unrivaled in Montana. The Custer Gallatin National Forest Plan should take that into account. 

Looking over Big Timber Drainage in the Crazy Mountains (Aaron Schye)

In 1860, Apsaalooke (Crow) Chief Plenty Coups spent four days deep in the Crazies. While he was there, he had a vision that would shape the future of his homeland.