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Flathead Living Magazine

A Legacy in Wilderness Packing
Montana

A Legacy in Wilderness Packing

After the last founding member of the Back Country Horsemen of the Flathead died this year, the legacy of conservation and packing in the Bob Marshall Wilderness continues as horse packers reflect on the nonprofit’s vision and a new generation takes the reins

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Food

Meet the Chef: Beth Dix

A conversation with the founder and chef of the Salty Calf about creating dishes that are healthy, fresh and accessible in the Flathead Valley

Books

Review: ‘Legends of the Fall’

With more than three dozen titles to his name, Jim Harrison is considered one of America’s most prolific and versatile writers

Environment

Cherishing Wilderness in Step with Bob Marshall

In the six decades since President Lyndon Johnson signed the Wilderness Act, it has shaped Montana’s landscape more than any other law, protecting 3.5 million acres in the Treasure State. But long before the landmark legislation, it began as one man’s wild idea.

Taproom

Bloody Mary: The Morning Classic

The bloody mary is a brunchtime staple, but some bartenders go out of their way to make sure it’s a cocktail you won’t soon forget

48 Degrees North

Food Truck Feasts

Found at farmers markets, festivals and anywhere else that hungry crowds converge, food trucks are a key ingredient in the perfect culinary puzzle. Here are a few on-the-go options for mobile munchies this summer.

Destinations

Canadian Havens

Take a summer road trip to visit these regional recreation gems

Lifestyle

Somers Night

Embrace your unique style during the shoulder season before the busy summer months arrive in northwest Montana

Local

The Soul of Spirit Skate Shop

Despite enduring the pitfalls of growing old in tandem with a subculture that first gained mainstream prominence a half-century ago, Clay Taylor, the 58-year-old owner of Montana’s last best hard-goods skate shop in downtown Kalispell, is living the dream

Taproom

Scotch Ales

A uniquely Montana brewing niche offers an approachable dark beer that’s smooth going down, making it a year-round favorite

Glacier Journal

Getting into Glacier National Park

Now in its fourth year, Glacier’s ticketed entry system has helped manage congestion problems in and around the park, boosting visitor experiences