BIG SKY COUNTRY IS ALSO BIG BEAR COUNTRY. Most estimates suggest that Montana has between 13,000 and 17,000 black bears (Ursus americanus) and roughly 800 grizzly bears (Ursus arctos ssp.). Most of the grizzlies in the contiguous U.S. live in and around Glacier and Yellowstone...

IN CLASSIC FASHION FOR a college student in upstate New York, Sam Hoffmann first started brewing beer in his dorm room. But it was a childhood spent traveling around the rural byways of Europe that sparked his interest in beer, cider, local foods, vineyards, and...

Backcountry excursions in Yellowstone National Park From our perch on a hillside overlooking the upper Lamar River Valley, my friend Mariann and I watched the sun set behind Parker Peak. The sky burned in reds and oranges, made more beautiful by the wildfire smoke in the...

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