FRIDAY, SEPT. 5, 2014

The Bob has a deep, dark wilderness secret

PUBLIC LANDS -- As many times as I've been into the Bob Marshall Wilderness in my home state of Montana, I've never explored this deep, dark, wilderness secret. The Missoula Independent reports that Tears of the Turtle, the deepest known cave in the continental United...

TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013

Forest fires alter hiking options in wilderness

HIKING -- With the wildfire season kicking into high gear, be sure to call ahead before leaving on a backcountry trip -- and have an alternate plan even if you get a green light. Jim Czirr of Spokane sent in this report after returning from...

THURSDAY, AUG. 16, 2012

Man runs 75 wilderness miles through The Bob in 15 hours

PUBLIC LANDS -- On July 31, Ben Laster, 29, of Kalispell reported ran 75 miles north to south across Montana's Bob Marshall Wilderness in 15 hours. Apparently the run was not aided by wind, the heat from forest fires or from grizzly bears chasing his...

TUESDAY, AUG. 7, 2012

Wolves, eagles poisoned in Bob Marshall Wilderness

WILDLIFE -- The deaths of four wolves and six eagles in the Bob Marshall Wilderness Area in Montana are being investigagted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in conjunction with the US Forest Service and Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks. Although officials...

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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