Warm Hearts Warm Homes in St. Ignatius

  • October 31, 2017
  • Posted by Emma-Lea Harris

We’ve ended the season with a very different sort of hitch, but nonetheless an important one.


Warm Hearts Warm Homes Polson

  • October 31, 2017
  • Posted by Andrew Parkman

“Her art was exceptional and she said she taught art at the local college and her work was in the Smithsonian.”


Conrad and Us

  • October 30, 2017
  • Posted by Guest Blogger

Just us two in Conrad this week for our second round of warm hearts and warm homes.


Up in Lincoln! First week of WHWH

  • October 30, 2017
  • Posted by Guest Blogger

First week of warm hearts, warm homes for team six


Warm Hearts Warm Homes

  • October 30, 2017
  • Posted by Rikki Luebke

Warm Hearts Warm Homes provided our crew with meaningful conversations and memorable experiences in addition to being able to provide energy assistance to families on the Blackfeet Reservation.


Warm Heart Warm Homes

  • October 30, 2017
  • Posted by Shelby W

Warm Hearts Warm Homes is a wildly rewarding and unique experience.  It’s a great way to wind down a season of trails!


Warm Hearts Warm Homes: The Final Countdown

  • October 30, 2017
  • Posted by Guest Blogger

Let’s keep it toasty! Warm Homes for the win!


Warming homes and hearts in Polson

  • October 30, 2017
  • Posted by Taylor Cannon

Warm Hearts Warm Homes is a different kind of work than we do most of the season here at MCC. But as we quickly found out, different doesn’t mean less important or impactful.


Winding Down

  • October 28, 2017
  • Posted by Guest Blogger

Already we’re growing reminiscent and nostalgic for what happened just a short while ago, but it’s left such an impact we can’t help but bring it up to each other so frequently.


Utah Crew Takes Idaho!

  • October 26, 2017
  • Posted by Bridget Powmesamy

This one was a doozy! Our first time backcountry! The gang loaded up from the Bonners Ferry Ranger District and arrived at the trailhead with our towering packs—we spent only two nights backcountry, about 4 miles into Idaho Panhandle National Forest. I think it’s safe to say ‘twas a breeze.


We Are Utah Crew

  • October 16, 2017
  • Posted by Kyle Strobel

A series of haikus from our month in Utah.


The Final Hitch (Crew Four)

  • October 12, 2017
  • Posted by Anonymous

With the help (for the first couple of days) of volunteers from the Big Timber Evangelical Church, crew four succeeded in removing 6 miles of dilapidated fence, and replacing 5 miles of said fence.


The Utah Crew hiking through the snow on July 4th

Fourth of July in Glacier

  • October 12, 2017
  • Posted by Taylor Cannon (Utah Crew)

The Fourth of July is my favorite holiday.  Strange I admit.  Most people go with Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving…you know, the ones where presents, food, and sweets are provided. This year, the Utah crew was stationed in Glacier National Park during this sweet, sweet holiday.


Stopping Erosion on the Pacific Northwest Trail

  • October 10, 2017
  • Posted by Leanna Pohevitz

It’s not about if your shoes are tied; it’s about how well they are tied. It’s not about if you’ve eaten breakfast; it’s about if you’ve eaten enough protein to stay standing until your first break. It’s not about if you slept; it’s about if you’re mentally rested enough to hike straight uphill while it’s still dark out.

Preparing for a day of working on trails takes a physical, mental, and emotional toll.


From left to right the back-country crew who made a re-route around Coal Creek: Brandon, Leanna (author), Tucker, RJ, Kira, Dan, Zach and Lisa

Five New Members, One New Trail

  • October 05, 2017
  • Posted by Leanna Pohevitz

In nine nine-hour days they changed Glacier National Park in a good way. How many people can say that? Unclear, but these six and their two project partners - RJ and Zach surely can.


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