What Trail Stewardship Means to Me
Our 2018 Seasonal Trail Steward shares her thoughts on trail work, advocacy, and backcountry mac & cheese
This summer, I had the privilege of co-leading MWA’s volunteer trail crew (VTC), where I learned firsthand just how well stewardship and advocacy go together.
Watch: What Do Anti-WSA Legislation and Alien Abductions Have in Common?
Just 11% of people believe in them
Sen. Daines and Rep. Gianforte continue to push their legislation attempting to strip protections from 800,000 acres of wilderness study areas (WSAs), but Montanans aren't on board.
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.