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Willow Creek Reservoir

Last Friday marked what would've been one of my best friends' 46th birthday. Jer spent most of his life outdoors, exploring Montana, so every time I go camping I wonder if he'd like the camping spot. He was a mountain guy, so I'm not sure Willow Creek would be his favorite. But the Rocky Mountain … Continue reading Willow Creek Reservoir

Copper Creek

My buddy Chad and I have been camping off and on since I moved back to Montana. He lives in Western Montana, I live in Central Montana. He likes camping in the mountains, I like camping in the high desert/prairie. So we trade off. Copper Creek, (the one by Georgetown Lake, not Lincoln,) is one … Continue reading Copper Creek

Broadwater Coffee Brewing

The Southwest side of Great Falls was missing something. We had shopping centers and restaurants and bars, but no coffee. Until this place opened. Full disclosure--the owners are friends of mine. But it's Great Falls. Eventually, you get to know pretty much everybody. Great place to catch up on work They've got the usual coffee … Continue reading Broadwater Coffee Brewing

Sanford Park Campground, and a little camper history

There's a running joke amongst my friends. I buy campers, sit on them for a bit, then sell them again without even using them once. The last three were like that. I don't think the Ram van was my fault, though. The first time I loaded it up to go camping, it wouldn't start. At … Continue reading Sanford Park Campground, and a little camper history

Wolf Creek Canyon Ice

My buddy Steve mentioned that he was going to run down to the Hardy Creek Bridge area of the canyon to shoot the ice blocks on the Missouri. The weather was perfect, so I headed over there with him. I've driven through this canyon that runs between Great Falls and Helena a million times, and … Continue reading Wolf Creek Canyon Ice