Category Archives: Videos/sound

Explosives, Hendrix and a turquoise mini skirt

Since I wore hiking boots and sweatpants during the 1980s, I didn’t really get to appreciate the style of that era. Last week, however, I embraced it at a showing of Greg Stump’s “Legend of Aahhh’s” at Lone Peak Cinema, … Continue reading

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Genesis II reenactment (video)

A few weeks ago, Pat did a reenactment of the first ice climb in Hyalite, Genesis II. He used all same the vintage gear and clothing that Pat Callis did in 1971, including the wool turtleneck knit by Callis’s mother-in-law, … Continue reading

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I’m 31. Who cares what anybody thinks.

I’m not sure this is appropriate. I’ve been working on a story about the new eminent domain law in Montana for the past three weeks. It involved interviewing politicians, powerful businessmen, a rancher, lobbyists, lawyers and a government official. Here’s … Continue reading

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Demo derby

At the end of my visit to Vermont in August, my family and I went to the Champlain Valley Fair in Essex Junction. We used to go every year when I was a kid, but I hadn’t been in probably … Continue reading

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Ross Pass Rocks

Last weekend we went posse-style to the Bridger Mountains for some camping, climbing and bolting at Ross Pass Rocks, also known as RPR. There are approximately 10 routes there, and room for hundreds. The gray and blue-streaked rock is the … Continue reading

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Beartooth Pass

Last weekend we drove over Beartooth Pass after climbing in the Clarky. Awesome weekend and a lovely drive. I made this video for work, and it shows how high the snowbanks still are — about 10-15 feet:

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Look out world… pilot in training

Nick is training for a new career in aerial photography. Here he is in action:

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Spring

It’s starting to be spring in Southwest Montana. Wildflowers are popping up in the meadows and woods, and every five minutes it’s either raining, sunny or graupeling. The grass is actually green, the rivers are muddy, and some of the … Continue reading

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Rivers rising

With a mountain snowpack at over 160 percent of average, our rivers are going to be wild this year. Here is a video from mid-May, in Bear Canyon outside of Bozeman. The creek was just starting to rise:

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Yellowstone Talc Mine

In May 2011, delegates from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Task Force toured the Yellowstone Mine. 18 miles south of Ennis, Montana, Yellowstone is the largest talc mine in North America, producing 250,000 tons of talc per year. The mine is … Continue reading

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