a dozen tattoos, Hungerford depicts the illustrated times that grip a piece of new-age
Western culture. Photo by Lynn Donaldson
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 21/22 MAGAZINE
Pick up your copy of the Winter 21/22 edition of Mountain Outlaw magazine at more than 400 locations around the Greater Yellowstone region.
ILLUSTRATED TIMES: THE ART OF TATTOOING IN THE AMERICAN WEST
By Toby Thompson
Tattoos have been etched onto the human body for thousands of years, from ancient Egyptian mummies to inked-up sailors and are now considered fine art. Toby Thompson follows these Illustrated Times and unpacks the road tattoos have taken to their present form in the American West.
FEATURED OUTLAW: TOM WEISKOPF TAKES AIM
By Michelle Hiskey
In the golf world, Tom Weiskopf is larger than life. He’s been victorious at the highest level of competition and designed 80 golf courses across the globe. Michelle Hiskey writes how Tom Weiskopf Takes Aim at a different opponent and is discovering a new sense of freedom in Montana.
ADVENTURE: SNOW BLIND
By Bay Stephens
Snow scientists and social scientists are teaming up worldwide to link the disconnect between perception and reality in the mountains. Bay Stephens discusses in Snow Blind how avalanche research is intersecting with behavioral economics and affecting decision-making in the backcountry.
OUTBOUND GALLERY: ART IN HAIKU
A collaborative, abstract expression of resilience.
WHERE DID APRES SKI GO?
By Brigid Mander
The new age of après ski.
OUTLOOK: SNOW GUNS FOR CHANGE
By Gabrielle Gasser
As climate change ravages the Mountain West, ski industry mavericks are looking to boost disappearing snowpack by making snow with recycled wastewater.
By Mira Brody
A full spectrum of existence.
FAMILY: JUGGLING ACT
By Mark Wilcox
As remote working comes into vogue, full-time travel is a real thing. Here’s how to make it work with kids in tow.
REPORTS: SHACKS ON RACKS
By Claire Cella
In the throes of a housing crisis, one Jackson nonprofit is saving old homes … on tractor trailers.
REPORTS: MARY JANE LIGHTS UP THE TREASURE STATE
By Bella Butler
January 1, 2022, Montana joins 18 U.S. states in legalizing recreational marijuana and deciding how to manage the process.
REPORTS: SILICON PRAIRIE
By Mark Wilcox
Will becoming the first state to charter cryptobanks transform Wyoming into a bustling tech hub or deposit it in the lawless Wild West?
HEALTH: SKI TOGETHER, STAY TOGETHER … RIGHT?
By Blaire Anne Hensen
A look at relationship dynamics in the backcountry.
PROFILE: SLOW GAME, BIG MISSION
By Dan Egan
Vasu Sojitra’s mountain journey into social change.
SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENT: HEY BEAR!
By Mira Brody
Why we yell it in bear country.
DISCOVER: A MASSIVE YELLOWSTONE EXPLOSION IS … NOT AROUND THE CORNER
By Amanda Loudin
Despite persistent rumors, the Yellowstone caldera is not a “supervolcano,” nor is it about to cause a super eruption.