Batholiths: Born From Earth’s Giant, Slow-Motion Lava Lamps

Geology of the Bitterroot Mountains by Mike Peterson Broadcast 10.20.2019 Listen:   It is easy to imagine that Western Montana, dominated as it is by the Rocky Mountains, should be a great place to be a climber. I’m lucky enough to live in Missoula, where the...

Glaciers 101

Glaciers 101 by Charles Finn Broadcast 11.4.2018   Listen:   Glaciers: they are sculptors, carvers and artists. When the Bitterroot Mountains, the Missions and the Rockies were raised from the floor of the ocean it was the glaciers that came behind, crawling...

Weight of a Billion Years: Exploring the Beartooths’ Rocky Heart

By Sarah Capdeville The stone slab had dried from the afternoon’s rain and pressed roughly against my palms and bare feet. I peered up the steep face of the boulder I was attempting to summit and hesitated, my toes curled into a subtle ledge of rock. Wind rushed...