The Change in Me

  • August 28, 2014
  • Posted by Kong Yang

I knew joining the MCC would be a challenge, but it was one I needed to take.

Packing Perspective: 50 Years in the Wilderness

  • August 28, 2014
  • Posted by Kyle R. Martens

Smoke and Thelma Elser started leading outfitting trips into the Bob Marshall Wilderness the same year the Wilderness Act was passed. In the 50 years of owning and operating Wilderness Outfitters, it is estimated Smoke spent over 8,000 nights in the backcountry.

Montana celebrates 50 years of wilderness

  • August 27, 2014
  • Posted by MCC

Celebrating 50 of anything is no small task!

Service Events Across Montana

  • August 27, 2014
  • Posted by MCC

The Montana Conservation Corps is proud to help celebrate three anniversaries that are dear to our mission and values.

Keepers of the Gates

  • August 25, 2014
  • Posted by Alex Barton

If the mountains could speak they’d tell you about the laughter that gifted us with belly aches, and the whistling lessons and worried walks in the wind.

Bridging Cultures Crews

  • August 25, 2014
  • Posted by Shauna Kraut

The months really fly by when you’re in the wilderness for 20 out of 30 days!

The Crew

The 7 People You Have on Your Crew

  • August 25, 2014
  • Posted by Savino Ranallo

Trying to match personality’s within crews is tough, but I did it anyway. I figure everyone has some form of these characters on their crew. These differences make for an interesting season.

MCC & Wilderness Risk Management

  • August 19, 2014
  • Posted by Rahel Manna, NOLS

A profile focusing on the dynamic relationship evolving between MCC and the Wilderness Risk Management Conference.

Montana Youth Take Glacier

  • August 19, 2014
  • Posted by Michael Jordan

Twelve years later the Dream Team has been reincarnated this time younger and with an emphasis on Conservation rather than basketball.

Our Crew’s Name

  • August 18, 2014
  • Posted by Kong Yang

The story of our crew’s name: Hump to Pump Trail Slayers.

Sometimes, When it Rains, it Pours

  • August 14, 2014
  • Posted by Kasia Kieleczawa

Murphy’s Law does really come in to play sometimes. Luckily, when you have a great crew you can just laugh it off.

Tasty Traditions

  • August 14, 2014
  • Posted by Kasia Kieleczawa

Sometimes tomato soup and grilled cheese can still make things all better.

The snake and the mouse!

Ten Minutes

  • August 12, 2014
  • Posted by Wendy Barrios

A fascinating little discovery

Horse Creek

Into the Backcountry

  • August 10, 2014
  • Posted by Melinda Horne

The backcountry. Back in the country, back from the country, the back of the country. An ambiguous term, to be sure, but it is out there. Somewhere, with a buffer zone belt of National Forest land surrounding it.

1910, United States Forest Fires

Trees of our Fathers, Part II

  • August 08, 2014
  • Posted by James J. Crumpler, III

On August 20, hurricane force winds drove down from Canada to push these scattered fires into a single conflagration that, by the time it died, had consumed 3 million acres, or 4,687 square miles.

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