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10 Tips for Responsible Hiking

Posted by Kali Gillette on Sep 16, 2021 10:00:00 AM

 

Experiencing our wild spaces up close and personal is something everyone should be so lucky to do. The intimacy of seeing wildlife in their habitat, thick vegetation, dynamic weather patterns, and sheer beauty — it does wonders for the soul. But as more and more people venture out, it’s not just important to keep the trails in good order but to look out for your well-being. Weather can be more intense in the mountains, and if you run into trouble out in the wild, getting help may not be as straightforward as it is in other places. Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind before heading out.

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Tags: Hiking, Backcountry

How to Prepare for Your Visit to Bozeman in Winter 2021

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Jan 12, 2021 10:15:00 AM

 

So, you want to visit Bozeman this winter, and we know why. Between countless outdoor recreation opportunities and tons of places to eat, shop and stay, it’s an easy choice for your vacation in the West. But with the presence of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are some things you should consider before traveling here to make your trip safe and stress-free. Fortunately, it is still possible to visit Bozeman and enjoy all that this mountain town has to offer while complying with our local health and safety recommendations. Here are things to keep in mind as you plan your trip to Bozeman in winter 2021.

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Getting to Bozeman, Bozeman Hot Springs, Snowshoeing, Backcountry

Enjoying Backcountry and Nordic Skiing Around Bozeman

Posted by Kali Gillette on Jan 7, 2021 11:15:00 AM

 

Maybe because ski season ended early last year, or perhaps because they are nervous about spending too much time indoors this winter, but many people are already chomping at the bit for ski season to start! Social media feeds fill with shots of powder, and countdowns, until the lifts start turning, have begun. Our local ski areas are working diligently, putting measures in place to open safely.

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Tags: Winter, Sightseeing, soak up nature, nordic skiing, Conservation, Backcountry

Hunting Around Bozeman

Posted by Kali Gillette on Oct 29, 2020 1:45:00 PM

 

Hunting has always been an integral part of Bozeman's life; families respectfully fill their freezers each fall and enjoy healthy, local game meat throughout the year. While most hunters do it for the sustenance, they will also tell you that the entire experience is significant. Watching a spectacular sunrise with a hot cup of coffee in hand while the colors light up a vast expanse of the skyline is humbling. There's something about getting deep into Montana's mountains with family and friends, tuning in to the natural world, and harvesting sustainable meat.

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Tags: Day Trips, Hunting, Bear Spray, Conservation, Backcountry

Camping Around Bozeman: RV Edition

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Sep 15, 2020 4:45:00 PM

 

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Sightseeing, Family Fun, Backcountry

Fly Direct Bozeman from Fort Lauderdale This Winter

Posted by Visit Bozeman on Sep 10, 2020 4:30:00 PM

 

This winter, JetBlue will make it easier than ever for Floridians to find fresh powder in Bozeman with direct flights from Fort Lauderdale! Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) announced yesterday that JetBlue will begin a new winter seasonal nonstop service between BZN and Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL), on December 18, 2020. This exciting addition provides even more travel options for ski-seekers and Montana snowbirds looking to getaway.

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Getting to Bozeman, Skiing, Sightseeing, Travel, News, Family Fun, soak up nature, Backcountry

Ways to Save Money on Your Yellowstone National Park Vacation

Posted by Kali Gillette on Sep 8, 2020 10:30:00 AM

 

Yellowstone National Park should be on everyone's bucket list. 

Established in 1872, it was the world's first national park, and for many, it's most beloved. Comprised of 2.2 million acres, equating to 3,472 square miles, and home to the world's biggest collection of geysers, you could explore for days never see it all!

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Sightseeing, Family Fun, Backcountry, Tip Tuesday

3 Easy Yellowstone Overnight Backpacking Trips

Posted by Kali Gillette on Jul 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM

 

Yellowstone National Park's remote beauty is awe-inspiring; high alpine lakes, lush meadows, wildflowers, and fat trout all make escaping into these areas a backpacker's dream! If you're new to backpacking or have limited time, there are plenty of overnight options. We've listed a few of our favorites to get you started. After all, even just a little time in the woods is invigorating!

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Camping, Sightseeing, soak up nature, Bear Spray, Backcountry

How to Avoid Crowds in Yellowstone

Posted by Kali Gillette on Jul 14, 2020 7:30:00 AM

Yellowstone National Park has over two million breathtaking acres. We’re talking about some serious breathing room. And while it is true, crowds can tend to gather in the popular areas of the park during peak summer months, there are ways to avoid the masses, and in our opinion, garner an even more unforgettable experience.

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Spring, Backcountry

Wildlife to Watch in Yellowstone National Park

Posted by Kali Gillette on May 26, 2020 10:45:00 AM

Spring is here, and needless to say so is the need to get some fresh air, exercise, and peace of mind. Wildlife watching in Yellowstone is superb in the spring, with baby animals playfully bounding around, their mamas happy that the long winter has ended. As the park continues to open up and we continue the COVID recovery, we want to whet your appetite for the animals that you will still be able to see as you visit, even if it's not in March or April as initially planned.

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Tags: Yellowstone National Park, Summer, Sightseeing, Spring, Family Fun, Conservation, Backcountry