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Pine Creek Lake. Photo by Walker Stole

The crew celebrating a successful project at Mystic Lake in the Pintlers (photo by Sonny Mazzullo)

Read about MWA's trail stewardship program, get the latest on the Wilderness Study Area defense, and more. 

Eye of the Needle in Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument (photo by Eric Heidle)

Read the summer 2017 issues of Wild Montana, looking at the work we've done this year to protect the Upper Missouri River Breaks. 

Along the Gallatin Crest in the Hyalite-Porcupine-Buffalo Horn Wilderness Study Area (photo by Louise Johns)

On the summit of Mount Blackmore, I stand in awe of my surroundings. The landscape in my backyard never ceases to amaze me. 

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)

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)

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.