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Editor’s Note – Living Here Will Make You Crazy

Editor’s Note Living Here Will Make You Crazy  KATIE CANTRELL I“don’t think this is an unfamiliar pattern for many of us who have moved to the valley somewhere along our way: the outdoor adventures we used to think were for extreme crazy people are now just a...

River Wild?

RIVER WILD? The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act has protected the North, Middle, and South Forks for almost half a century. As our population grows and more people look to these rivers for fun, questions arise about how best to preserve their unique values and wild...

“You guys either have vision, or you’re completely nuts”

Love Letter “YOU GUYS EITHER HAVE VISION OR YOU’RE COMPLETELY NUTS” – Pete Costain, our unfortunate cover model for Go Local Summer 2021 Probably a little bit of both. The folks at Highline Design Co. reluctantly stepped into the publication business. We...

An Illustrated Travel Guide to Flathead Valley Recreation

SATIRE Illustrated travel guide to Flathead Valley recreation We present six options guaranteed to raise adrenaline (and maybe even your hairline), fit for the whole family. Written by David Steele. Illustrated by Collin Hamman DAVID STEELE COLLIN HAMMAN Sperry Chalet...

Go With The Flow

Go with the flow Pete Costain combined his lifelong love of mountain biking with his eye for the perfect line into Terraflow Trails. FEATURE Phil Grove Y ou know A flow Trail when you ride it: There’s an effortlessness to it, the ability to float along the corners at...

Wilder-cred

Field Notes Wilder-Cred A good day outdoors is the one that brings joy. Leah Carlburg I love to get outside. I started to say that I love adventure. But really, I do not love adventure as I will describe in this essay. I love to smell the woods and feel the sun and...