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Mountain Men

Famous Montana mountain men drawn to one rifle brand

Famous Montana mountain men drawn to one rifle brand

Yellowstone County Museum director Benjamin Nordlund explains why the Sharps rifle was a popular choice for Montana mountain men.

June 09, 2014 9:00 amLoading…

History Channel 'mountain man' lives primitively in the Yaak

YAAK — Tom Oar has been living in the Yaak, trapping and tanning hides for some 35 years.

September 07, 2013 1:21 pmLoading…
Federal arrest warrant issued for Nichols, youngest of Mountain Men

Federal arrest warrant issued for Nichols, youngest of Mountain Men

The U.S. Marshals' Montana Violent Offender Task Force is searching for Dan Nichols, one of the infamous Mountain Men who gained notoriety in the early 1980s for kidnapping an Olympic athlete and holding her hostage, after receiving on Wednesday morning a federal warrant accusing him of nume…

April 18, 2012 1:44 pmLoading…
Mountain man

Mountain man

Mountain men and black-powder rifles dazzled the crowd during the parade.

July 04, 2011 3:30 pmLoading…

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