Hike to Crow Creek Falls

Directions: From Toston, travel west on highway 285 – 9 miles to Radersburg. Continue through Radersburg 13 miles to the Jenkins Gulch intersection. Continue straight through on the Hall Creek Road 2 more miles until you reach TR. 109. Turn right at the TR. 109 sign and park at the… Continue Reading ->

Hike To Casey Peak

Directions to Casey Peak Trailhead: From Montana City, travel east on 518 – to McClellan Creek Road. Turn South onto McClellan Creek Road. Continue on McClellan Creek, taking a left at the first Y and a right at the intersection of McClellan and Crystal Creek Road. Continue to the trailhead. The… Continue Reading ->

Hike to Big Timber Falls

Directions: From Big Timber, travel north on US 191 – 11 miles to the well-marked access to Big Timber Canyon Road via Wormser Road. Follow the road to its end at the Halfmoon Picnic Area and Campground. Travel Time: 2.5 hours from Townsend WARNING: ROUGH ROAD LAST 2 MILES Hike Difficulty:  … Continue Reading ->

Hike to Lost Cabin Lake

Directions: From Boulder, travel south on Highway 69 – 33 miles and continue south onto Highway 359 under the interstate  through Cardwell to the Indiana University Geological Field Office turnoff at the South Boulder River. From the Cardwell side, turn south onto S Boulder Road and continue 16.5 miles through… Continue Reading ->

Mountain Goats

On one of our hikes this summer we came onto a good size group of  mountain goats.  When we came out of the timber and into the open I told Liza we should see some goats today. No sooner did I say that and Liza says “there’s some goats right… Continue Reading ->

Cold Winter Days in Montana Big Sky Country

It was Friday afternoon and I headed out for a solo weekend at our cabin in Southwest Montana. My plan was to do some snowshoeing and look for Mountain Lion or at least a cat track. On the way up to the cabin my first wildlife encounter of the weekend… Continue Reading ->