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 2019 MAGAZINE

Pick up your copy of the Summer 2019 edition of Mountain Outlaw magazine at more than 400 locations around the Greater Yellowstone region.

FEATURES   •   ADDITIONAL STORIES

FEATURES

BRANDI CARLILE: THAT WILL BE ME

By Joseph T. O’Connor

By doing things differently, the rock-folk phenom is doing what she always wanted. And becoming a superstar.

FACING THE WEST WIND

By Alex Sakariassen

As America’s chasm widens between “us” and “them,” and technology ensures we get more screen time than face time, the country yearns for better connection, better community, better communication. Alex Sakariassen finds that we can learn how to better accept one another.

FINDING THE SOUL OF MONTANA: PEOPLE OF MARYSVILLE

By Jessianne Castle

When you toss a dart at the state of Montana, there’s a good chance you’ll discover a trove of secrets in towns comprising the Treasure State. As Jessianne Castle discovers, this boomtown glimmers with riches of a different kind.

THE LITTLE BIG TOWN

By Todd Wilkinson

Cody, Wyoming, holds fewer than 10,000 people. But the town, founded by “Buffalo Bill” Cody in 1896, stands as a cultural giant with five of the country’s highest-caliber museums, known simply as the “Smithsonians of the West.”

OUR UNSEEN OCEANS

By Bay Stephens

Trace groundwater back to its source and you’ll find an eternal cycle, one where we all play a crucial role. Bay Stephens investigates how Our Unseen Oceans are affected by every move we make—agriculture, development, recreation—and reveals how the cycle begins and ends with us.

THE LIFE OF BUCKING BULLS

By Doug Hare

Some bulls are bred to buck and these days “bigger, stronger, faster” applies to more than just traditional human athletes.

ADDITIONAL STORIES

BLAZING THE TRAIL

By Jessianne Castle

The building of a Maverik bladesmith.

THE CATCH AND RELEASE OF JOE BROOKS

By Michael Somerby

How the father of modern-day fly fishing saved himself.

PIONEER SPIRIT

By Sophie Tsairis

How a Montana brewery is eliminating a quarter-million plastic bottles from Yellowstone.

THE MASSIVE PUBLIC LANDS BILL THAT SAVED PARADISE AND UNITED CONGRESS

By Anthony Pavkovich

There are places more valuable than gold.

RUBBER TRAMPING

By Ednor Therriault

#MyHouseHasWheels

CONSIDER THE SEED POTATO

By Doug Hare

An American icon: the Idaho potato.

CLASSIC WESTERN BARS

By Jodi Hausen

The spirit(s) of Greater Yellowstone.

YVON CHOUINARD THINKS FOOD COULD SAVE THE PLANET

By Emily Stifler Wolfe

Patagonia Founder Yvon Chouinard predicts food can save us all.