A 50-mile run across the wilds of The Bob

On the last weekend in July, I joined a group of Missoula friends for the Run Across The Bob, or RATBOB. The annual run – this was the third year – is loosely organized, covers 50-some miles and crosses the Bob Marshall Wilderness from east to west. The 1 million-acre wilderness area was designated with the passage of the …

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Back to day hiking in Glacier National Park

After several years of point-to-point backpacking in Glacier National Park, we returned to day hiking last summer, largely due to the forecast. While a rainy day isn’t out of the ordinary for our late-July trips to the park, the forecast this year was for much more precipitation. And it delivered – a couple of our …