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Montana’s Last Best Skies

HEADWATERS Montana’s LAst Best Skies Since ancient times, humans have gazed upward at a sky sparkling with stars. Although over 80 percent of the world can no longer see the Milky Way or the Northern Lights due to light pollution, Montana still has many places...

A Far Cabin In The Dark Woods

Headwaters A Far cabin in the dark woods On hitch in a remote corner of Glacier National Park, a nostalgic trail dog reflects on the ranger era of Kishenehn station. The Kishenehn Cabin, 1932  BENJAMIN ALVA POLLEY I n the autumn of 2002, the wind trembled the...

Fifty Classic Worst Climbs of North America: Mount Cleveland

Field Notes Fifty Classic Worst Climbs of North America: Mount Cleveland Think a 35-mile, 10,000 vertical-foot day hike sounds rough? Here’s how to make it even worse. MIKE BESTWICK I n 1979, Steve Roper and Allen Steck published the inspiring book Fifty Classic...