Freeskiing World Tour Photos

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Freeskiing World Tour in Revelostoke! Here are a few shots from our very own Meg Haywood Sullivan. Thanks again Meg. For full coverage, follow this link: The next stop on the tour travels to our neck of the woods. Good luck to everyone at round 4 of the […]

The Hills

"The Hills" is our annual hunting trip, and since Sam grew up hunting, he should know that tradition is everything.

Get Powder Blasted!

Who: You What: The 13th Annual Powder Blast Where: The Emerson Center for Arts and Culture When: 6:30 p.m. Friday, October 28 Why: Fabulous Mexican fare, Lone Peak brewskies and live music by The Sierra Padres – all to raise some dough for the Friends of Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center. Why the heck not? Tickets: Get ’em […]

‘Solitaire’ in Bozeman

Who: You and your friends from Mystery Ranch. What: After 2 years of filming, Sweetgrass Productions brings their ski epic, ‘Solitaire,’ to Bozeman. When: 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 11 Where: Emerson, 111 South Grand Ave. Why: See for yourself… [vimeo width=”600″ height=”375″][/vimeo] How: Tickets. $10 in advance, $12 day of. Available at Northern Lights Trading Company or […]


Immersion means more days in the field, which yields more opportunity to mingle with elk, to learn from the elk, and perhaps to release an arrow. And so I immerse myself in elk. They have me captivated. Every day that I scout, photograph, and hunt elk, I learn something about them and their behavior. One thing […]

Who do you call?

By Tom Foss Mike drew a prime moose tag this season, and he was out scouting some new country. At first light, he saw a fine herd of elk, but his main goal was to find one of the big bull moose he knew hung out in these hills. Eight hours later, just before dark, […]

Perfect Moments of Shred

Be there: The VAST GAllery, 410 N. Broadway, Bozeman. Next to the Bozeman Brewery. When: Thursday, September 19th, 7 to 11 p.m. Why: Mystery Ranch is proud to sponsor “Perfect Moments of Shred,” a photo fundraiser for the Aaron Robinson Plant a Seed Foundation. The night of snowboarding-inspired photographs will be a celebration of the […]

Props to a solid elk hunting partner

“Unsuccessful.” That’s how my partners elk drawing results read. In an area with ample tags, he was one of a few who did not draw a bull permit. Kyle is a brilliant pack designer at Mystery Ranch, the man responsible for the Blackjack, the Saddle Peak, the Naya Nuki and the Fuze, among others. I’ve […]

3– 2– 1– POLO!

For the past few years, hardcourt bike polo has been a Wednesday night tradition for bike geeks here in Bozeman. This year’s polo season saw a slow start with the loss of some longtime players who grew up and got “real” jobs elsewhere. But we can’t blame it all on them. Mostly, we have been […]

And the lucky urchin(s?) be…

A pirate’s heart be like a mango. Woody and tough at the core, but there be plenty o’ softness around it… Yarrr, this old barnacle don’t like t’ sound so ‘motional, but ye mateys done me proud! 81 of ye commented that ye’d like a Booty Bag, and near e’ery one of ye’s got a […]