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Adventures at the Gates of the Mountains

10:00 am, mid-June, the present: Our intrepid blogger and wife leave the Helena Farmers’ Market, navigating the unfamiliar streets of Helena. 350 million years ago: A cephalopod dies. Its body drifts through the shallow sea, finally settling in the thick mud of the sea floor. The sea recedes. The cephalopod and mud dry and harden, […]

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Hiking Helena

Perhaps the best advice you will ever receive: When hiking, be sure to bring along a 17 year-old high school soccer player. This way, if you and your party choose not to bring water and then a mile into your hike realize how bad a decision that was, you can send said soccer player running […]

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