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
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.
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.