The Bridger Ridge; or, Tell Self Doubt to Take a Seat

August 27th, 2016 Every year the Big Sky Wind Drinkers facilitate a foot race that runs the entire 20 or so miles of the Bridger Mountain Range Ridge, just north of Bozeman. The “Ed Anacker Bridger Ridge Run,” or, “the Ridge Run,” for short has been held for 32 years now, and apparently was named … More The Bridger Ridge; or, Tell Self Doubt to Take a Seat

How to take a Mountaintop Selfie, by Cosmo the Springer Spaniel

Step 1: Get human to take you out for a walk. Step 2: Freak out the entire drive to the trail head, just to make sure your human knows that you’re an intoxicating mix of excited and terrified. Step 3: Walk uphill with impossible enthusiasm for half a dog day (appx. 1.5 hours human time). … More How to take a Mountaintop Selfie, by Cosmo the Springer Spaniel

Fear, Fear, Feeearrr.

There is a popular 26 mile hike that crosses the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness in Montana that is fondly called “The Beaten Path.” It crosses the continental divide and supposedly has a number of breathtaking lakes and waterfalls and whatnot…you know, THE USUAL. I’ve been wanting to do this hike as a trip ever since our disastrous … More Fear, Fear, Feeearrr.

Allenspur: An Intro to Climbing; or, I’m Sick as a Dog

February 26th, 2016 Molly, upon arriving in Montana: “HELLLLLLL YEAAAAAAAAAAAH I’M IN MONTANAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA-*BAM!* WORST CHEST COLD IN YEARS TAKES HER OUT NEARLY THE MINUTE SHE FRICKIN’ GETS THERE. So. THAT’S disappointing. I’ve basically lost an entire week to the curse that is the chest cold. I mean, this is one of those colds that makes … More Allenspur: An Intro to Climbing; or, I’m Sick as a Dog