The Story Behind the "M"

The "M" is 620 feet above the Missoula Valley floor. It is 125' feet long and 100' feet wide. University of Montana forestry students cut the switchbacks into the side of the hill in the early 1900's. The first "M" was assembled out of whitewashed rocks in 1909, and given a fresh coat of paint by freshmen every year, until 1968, when all those rocks were cemented together with concrete.

Photo by Nelson Kenter, kenterphotography.com

Posts Tagged ‘bird hunting’

Here’s What You Need to Look For When Buying a Rifle Scope

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Professional Equipment That’ll Greatly Improve Your Hunting Experience

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3 Tips For Your First Hunting Trip In Montana

To help you with this and get educated in the necessary areas, here are three tips for your first hunting trip in Montana. ... more

Striking A Deal On Rifle Equipment: Read This Advice To Get A Fair Price

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The Essentials You Must Bring For Every Hunting Escapade

Here are some of the essentials you must pack for every hunting escapade.... more

6 Must-haves For Every Hunter For An Ultimate Experience

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Tips on How to Choose the Right Rifle for Enthusiasts

Here are some tips you should consider when selecting the right rifle. ... more

Hunting Basics Every Aspiring Hunter Should Know

Here are some hunting basics every aspiring hunter should know.... more

Bird Hunters Need to be Bear Aware

By BRUCE AUCHLY - Upland bird hunting began Sept. 1 and hunters along the Rocky Mountain Front, especially in riparian areas, need to be aware they are in bear country.... more

Two Dog Years

By ROB BREEDING - I’m in my early 50s and I’ve begun to measure my time in bird dog years. My current hunting partner, Doll, is 5 and I can reasonably expect another 5 to 7 years with her.... more

Turkey Day Blues

By ROB BREEDING - Who was the bright boy who decided to foul a national sports holiday with a feast centered on an impossibly difficult-to-cook bird? ... more