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Exploratory mine drilling OK'd in Beartooths

Exploratory mine drilling OK'd in Beartooths

The Beartooth Ranger District has approved Stillwater Mining Co.’s Blitz Ridge exploratory drilling in the mountains near Dean.

June 17, 2014 6:19 pmLoading…

Full Moon Walk rescheduled to Saturday

The Beartooth Ranger District has rescheduled its celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act by hosting the Wilderness Full Moon Walk on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the at the winter road closure on the Beartooth Highway. 

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Burned drainage

Burned drainage

Large portions of the West Fork of Rock Creek drainage were burned during the 2008 Cascade fire, which covered about 10,000 acres.

April 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Road tour

Road tour

Jeff Stockwell, fire management officer for the Beartooth Ranger District, talks about the 2008 Cascade fire during a tour of the West Fork Rock Creek drainage last summer. The tour was part of a public discussion about a proposed fuels reduction project on the Custer National Forest between…

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Planners revise Red Lodge logging plan, seek comment on EIS

Planners revise Red Lodge logging plan, seek comment on EIS

The Custer National Forest has scaled back its plans to log timber in the Red Lodge area following critical public comment, according to the agency’s recently released draft environmental impact statement.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Heavy snow delays opening of forest roads

Above average snowpack will delay the normal April 15 opening of many Red Lodge-area roads on the Beartooth Ranger District.

April 16, 2014 5:14 pmLoading…

Comments sought on proposed race

The Beartooth Ranger District is seeking public comments on the Friends of East Rosebud's request for a special-use application for a new fun run and walk.

April 16, 2014 5:07 pmLoading…
Stillwater Mining proposes more drilling in Beartooth Mountains

Stillwater Mining proposes more drilling in Beartooth Mountains

Stillwater Mining Co. is proposing to drill at eight more sites along the Beartooth Face, east of its existing platinum and palladium mine, as geologists try to get a clearer picture of ore deposits in the mountainside.

January 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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New hiking, biking trail proposed near Red Lodge

New hiking, biking trail proposed near Red Lodge

A new route for Red Lodge-area hikers and mountain bikers would be developed if a Beartooth Ranger District proposal to provide a nonmotorized trail from the Nichols Creek drainage (Forest Road No. 2478) to the base of the Red Lodge Mountain Ski Area moves ahead.

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Moon talk, ski Jan. 11 at Nordic center

The Beartooth Ranger District will join the Beartooth Recreational Trails Association in hosting the Lunar Geology Full Moon Ski from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Red Lodge Nordic Center.

December 30, 2013 3:29 pmLoading…

Comments sought on Nordic trail grooming

The Beartooth Ranger District is seeking comments through Nov. 4th on a one-year proposal submitted by the Beartooth Recreational Trails Association for annual winter cross-country ski trail grooming.

October 21, 2013 2:43 pmLoading…
Photo op

Photo op

Camp Senia Trail crew workers included: back row, Linus Metzler, of Switzerland; Alex Christensen, of Madison, Wis.; Dylan Malone, of Haughton, Mich.; David Kallenbach of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Association; and Hannah Marchant of the Beartooth Ranger District’s trail crew. In the …

September 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Whitebark course

Whitebark course

Joe Josephson gets a lesson in whitebark pine from expert Jesse Logan during a winter course.

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Muscle powered

Muscle powered

Trail crew workers included, left to right, Priscilla Neff and Kristen Hollum, both of Red Lodge, Lori Anderson, of Billings, Alex Christensen, of Madison, Wis., and Amanda Marchant of the Beartooth Ranger District trail crew.

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Hand work

Hand work

Left photo: Dylan Malone, of Michigan, foreground, followed by Shannon Burdick of the Beartooth Ranger District trail crew, Linus Metzler, of Switzerland, and Hannah Marchant, of Red Lodge, work on the Camp Senia Trail to where it joins the trail down to Crow Lake. Right photo: Gawain Lau an…

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Woody Creek cabin

Woody Creek cabin

The Woody Creek cabin and the Mount Zimmer yurt are two of the lodging options offered by Beartooth Powder Guides.

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Backcountry skiing

Backcountry skiing

Backcountry skiing in the Beartooth Mountains is one of the perks of taking a class with the Beartooth Powder Guides in Cooke City.

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New route

New route

Gawain Lau, of Billings, and Shannon McGann of the Beartooth Ranger District chip out a section of the new Camp Senia Trail during a work session in August.

September 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Volunteers

Volunteers

Gawain Lau and Lori Anderson, both of Billings, help out on building the new section of Camp Senia Trail.

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Crews reroute Camp Senia Trail; Beartooth winter courses offered and more tree skiing at Big Sky

Crews reroute Camp Senia Trail; Beartooth winter courses offered and more tree skiing at Big Sky

A new section was added to the Camp Senia Trail above West Red Lodge Creek this summer that will save hikers from needing to drop into, and then climb out of, the drainage.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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