Recreation

USFS Goes Hi-Tech with Map App
This is going to be handy for anyone who spends time in the woods. The PDF Maps Mobile App, developed by Avenza Systems Inc., is available as a free download from iTunes and the Android Play Store. The app provides access to Forest Service maps, such as motor-vehicle-use maps, which are free while p…
New Park Along Clark Fork
This Wednesday, November 28 the Missoula Parks and Recreation Department wants to hear from city residents about Hellgate Park. Dave Shaw is the Parks and Trails Development Mgr. He said the master plan for Hellgate Park will define the community’s “vision” for the park and lay the…
Avalanche Danger is Up!
On slopes above 6000 feet in elevation and steeper than 35 degrees there is CONSIDERABLE AVALANCHE DANGER in the West Central Montana backcountry. The instability in the upper snowpack from last week’s storm has gained strength; but old, persistent, weak layers in the snowpack still exist...