Photo by Justin Howells / Boundary Expeditions

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 2017 MAGAZINE

FEATURES

NOW: MAX BAUCUS FINALLY WALKS HOME

By Todd Wilkinson

Montana’s longest serving senator reflects on civil discourse, compromise and the rise of partisan politics, from the “radical middle.” Todd Wilkinson documents the elder statesman’s story.

YELLOWSTONE: FLIGHT OF THE RED DRAGON

By Claire Cella

Claire Cella tracks the rise in Chinese visitation to Yellowstone National Park in “Flight of the Red Dragon,” and discovers what park officials and gateway communities are doing to accommodate this economic force.

NOW: TO FIND A VOICE

By Amanda Eggert

For most of his life, 14-year-old Payam Khosravi had a very powerful message without a way to share it. His name, in Farsi, means “message.” An extraordinary story from the TEDx stage.

ADVENTURE: TRANQUILO

By S. Jason Moore

Nicaragua has what most of the world’s best places have already lost: the calm, the peaceful, the “Tranquilo.” S. Jason Moore explores why you should get in on the secret before everyone else does.

CULTURE: THROUGH THE DARKNESS

By S. Jason Moore

Lonnie Bedwell, the first blind person to kayak the Grand Canyon, introduces other visually impaired veterans to paddling on the Yellowstone River. Seth Dahl tags along in “Through the Darkness.”

FEATURED OUTLAW: RICK BASS

By Doug Hare

Writer-turned-activist Rick Bass pulls no punches. Doug Hare sits down with the sage of Yaak Valley to discuss writing, teaching and the late Jim Harrison.