Photo by Thomas D. Mangelsen

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.

WINTER 2016 MAGAZINE

FEATURES

LAND: THE SHOOTER

By Todd Wilkinson

Nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen is considered among the best in the world. But there’s a battle mounting against his most beloved subject: the grizzly bear. Mangelsen is now bringing this conflict to the forefront of his lens, and Todd Wilkinson writes how “The Shooter” may be a last line of defense for grizzlies in the Greater Yellowstone, and wildlife around the globe.

FEATURED OUTLAW: PHIL CAPY

By Joseph T. O’Connor

A ski patrol legend on motorcycles, writing for Hollywood, and being shot down in Korea.

ADVENTURE: ESCAPING KYRGYZSTAN

By Chad Rothacher

Chad Rothacher was exploring remote regions on a solo motorcycle trip across Central Asia. When he was attacked in his tent one night in Kyrgyzstan, he thought he’d just been robbed. Then the assailants returned to kill him. To escape, Rothacher pens how he relied on Montana hunting skills, and how “The Horseman and the Hunted” met face to face. Again.

NOW: ISOLATION NATION

By John S. Adams

The nation is grappling with overcrowded prisons and a form of punishment that many consider torture. A number of U.S. states are reforming solitary confinement laws. In Montana, secluding inmates is a current reality. John S. Adams investigates the old Montana prison and the new, and examines what’s next for “Isolation Nation” in The Treasure State.