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Life in the Zoo! (Missoula!)

Well, finally, I’ve done it! No, not just FINALLY update my blog, but I became not homeless! Katt and I now have a funkly little two-bedroom house with a big yard in Missoula, and we love it! I cannot tell you what a relief it is to be settled, finally! …

Montana life – update

So yes, I’ve been very lazy when it comes to updating my blog. Of course, since very few of you are following, most of “yintz” probably didn’t notice. That said, since I got back from Alaska I managed to spend a week between Goldbug and Panther Creek hot springs, help …

Montana Manifesto

We have ridiculously ambitious plans for 2012: Winter – Spring 100 days of backcountry Skiing! (to qualify for official ski bum status) Wisherd Ridge, Rattlesnake Rattlesnake Wilderness Tour 9 mile tour Sonielem Ridge, Missions Bitterroot Bonanza, El Capitan 10 days at Lost Trail Scapegoat Skilunking Hot Springs, Stanley, Goldbug Rock …

Final Approach, Runway 18 Polson (8S1)

I took my friend Marcys flying a couple years back. Here is the video she shot of me landing Runway 18 in Polson, Montana. I love this sunset approach since it is over Flathead Lake, and there’s a bar and a road to cross just before the runway threshold. I’ve …

Flying Montana – Rattlesnake Wilderness

Here’s a couple videos of flying Montana’s Rattlesnake Wilderness, just north of Missoula. To the north, the majestic Mission mountains can be seen, as well as large inversion layer/ undercast. Flying past the north face of Stuart Peak, an excellent backcountry ski destination:

Montana Must-Do Caving List

Virgil The Turtle’s Greathouse Cave (1586 feet deep!)* Lewis and Clark Caverns (Montana’s only show cave)* Mill Creek Crystal Cave* Ram’s Horn Lost Creek Siphon Scapegoat Cave System* Silvertip Mountain Blood Cave Satan’s Pit (Whitaker’s Sink) Bighorn Caverns* French Creek Cave* Lillyguard Cave Limestone Cave (Spotted Bear)* * caves i’ve …