Glenn Close graces the cover of Mountain Outlaw in the red Oscar de la Renta gown
she wore at the 2021 SAG Awards, her Havanese, Sir Pippin of Beanfield, at her side.
She also photographed the cover for the book. Photo by Seonaid B. Campbell

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 2021 MAGAZINE

Pick up your copy of the Summer 2021 edition of Mountain Outlaw magazine at more than 400 locations around the Greater Yellowstone region.

FEATURES

FEATURED OUTLAW: GLENN CLOSE FINDS HOME IN MONTANA

By Todd Wilkinson

In her third act, one of history’s greatest actresses is gaining a sense of peace and family in Bozeman.

OUTBOUND GALLERY: VOICES OF THE WEST

By Louise Johns

A photo essay honoring those who work and shape land in the West.

NOW

THE DISTRICT WITH GRIT

By Mira Brody

Bozeman’s working-class neighborhood is becoming a cultural haven, balancing rich history with creative new growth.

REPORTS: THE REAL MCCOY

By Bailey Beltramo

Cord McCoy has long been known as a bronc and bull rider and a reality TV star. Now, he’s raising bulls to new heights.

REPORTS: FENCING IN THE MODERN WEST

By Brigid Mander

A landscape fragmented by fences meets conservation efforts.

OUTLOOK: SAVING GREATER YELLOWSTONE

By Todd Wilkinson

America’s ‘Wildlife Serengeti’ depends on a rally to save the wildness we treasure.

OUTLOOK: FIRE SEASON: THE WILDLAND-URBAN COLLISION

By Amanda Loudin

Bigger, longer and more devastating than ever, wildfires are leaving charred communities in their wake. Mitigation will take a community effort.

OUTLOOK: TO THE LIGHT

By Bella Butler

Jackson’s Vertical Harvest offers hope in sustenance.

CULTURE

HISTORY: MINING HISTORY

By Brian Hurlbut

A rock legend digs deep into his family’s Montana roots.

GUIDE: INSIDER’S GUIDE

By Gabrielle Gasser

Helena’s booming brewery scene.

ART: THE EMOTIONAL SPACE OF MELISSA DININO

By Brian D’Ambrosio

A range rider and watercolorist paints in experience, intuition.

TRAVEL: TRANSATLANTIC CAST

By Bay Stephens

The lowdown on fly fishing in Ireland.

HUMOR: THE (OLD) BOYS OF SUMMER

By Ednor Therriault

Tales of triumph and tragedy in a middle-aged softball league.

ADVENTURE

PROFILE: REGAINING LIFT

By Bella Butler

One paraglider’s journey of healing and reinvention.

GEAR: TIME ON MY SIDE

By Brigid Mander

Top watches for mountain athletes.

EXPLORE: RISING UP ON IDAHO’S FALL RIVER

By Maria Wyllie

Adapting to adversity on Idaho’s Fall River.

EXPLORE YELLOWSTONE

EXPLORE: THE DEVIL YOU SAY

By Ednor Therriault

Yellowstone’s devilish reputation.