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Wintry

November in Montana is exciting because of the promise of snow. Before November, you have to go to high elevations to find snow, like in this photo, which is my camp in Maloney Basin in the Anaconda-Pintlar Wilderness with the Ultralight Backpacking Boot Camp on the night of November 1, 2012. The promise of snow…

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Lake Chain Packrafting

Slow paddling through mountain lake chains offers a unique type of solitude and an entirely different way of seeing “routes”. In recent years, it’s become one of my favorite ways to travel through the mountains. The Martin Lake Chain in the Beartooth Range is a case in point. A traverse of this basin by foot,…

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