Have you ever noticed the old, falling down, barbed wire fences in Moser and Lick Creek? The barbed wire, which is left over from a retired grazing allotment, is an eyesore and a danger to dogs and wildlife. With your help, we hope to remove it all by the end of the summer!
The smell of gunpowder filled the air. My shot dropped the four-by-four mule deer instantly. Fifteen seconds earlier my little brother shot his first deer. When we saw another one poke it’s head out of the trees he calmly racked another round and passed the gun to me.
Mark your calendar - Sunday, October 21 is the annual Friends of Hyalite fall clean up day in Hyalite Canyon. The biannual clean up days bring together volunteers from across the Gallatin Valley who love Hyalite and want to help take care of the place so many of us love to recreate.
Teamwork gets results! This past week I had the privilege of working with the Forest Service and student volunteers from Bozeman High School and Montana State University to improve the day use sites at Chisolm Bay and the main Hyalite Reservoir day use site
Want to know how much time and money went into plowing the Hyalite road last winter? Or how many people showed up to our two clean up days in 2017? Now, you can find out all that and more in one convenient spot.
Approximately 100 volunteers gathered this past Saturday afternoon for the 6th annual Hyalite Spring Clean Up Day. Although the clouds were low, spirits were high as people set out to pull knapweed, clean up fire rings and pallet fire debris, and pick up trash.
There are just a few weeks left to take advantage of the amazing access to backcountry skiing and snowboarding provided in Hyalite Canyon (the Hyalite road is closed to vehicle traffic from April 1-May 15).
Hyalite Canyon offers an incredible variety of Nordic skiing experiences for all ability levels. Don’t expect immaculately groomed trails for classic and skate skiing like you might see in town or at Sourdough Canyon. Hyalite is a bit more untamed, and all the more special for it!