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Mountain Outlaw magazine is published biannually in Big Sky, Montana, and examines the lifestyle, culture and issues relevant to the Mountain West from the heart of the Yellowstone region. Through award-winning editorial content, design, video and photography, Mountain Outlaw gives you more than a story – it’s an experience.

SUMMER 2016 MAGAZINE

FEATURES

CULTURE: IN THE WAKE – STORIES OF RESILIENCE

By Megan Michelson & Brigid Mander

In a breath, a sliver of time, lives can change. They did for the six women “In the Wake,” whose husbands perished at the hands of adventure sports. But hope remains, and stories of resilience.

LAND: STANDING GUARD FOR YELLOWSTONE

By Todd Wilkinson

In 2015, Yellowstone National Park saw a record 4.1 million visitors, and this year, the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, that record could shatter. Todd Wilkinson profiles Dan Wenk, the park superintendent “Standing Guard for Yellowstone.”

NOW: THIN BLACK LINE

By Andrew Graham

The small Montana town of Colstrip has operated its coal-fired power plant, the second largest west of the Mississippi, for 41 years. Today its future teeters on a “Thin Black Line.” Andrew Graham digs in.

FEATURED OUTLAW: UNSCRIPTED ADVENTURE WITH MANDELA VAN EEDEN

By Amanda Eggert

Mandela van Eeden will run circles around you—and the planet. The radio host and international raft guide tells how the didgeridoo can save your life.