Patrick Rooney

  • Crazy Peak Scramble

    Do you like high alpine scrambles? Climbing exposed spires? Partying on a mountain top?If you said yes to any of the above, head to Big Timber Montana and prepare for a great time. Crazy Peak is an epic highpoint within the Crazy Mountains, locate...

  • Big Sky to Hyalite Peak: 35 Miles Along The Devil's Backbone

    The most difficult aspect of the Gallatin Crest/Devil's Backbone is deciding where to begin your journey. Some choose to start at the Hyalite Creek trailhead and hike the full 50 miles into Yellowstone. Others begin the hike at a number of trailhe...

  • A Brisk Morning on Hyalite Peak

    As a reasonable 15 mile round trip, Hyalite Peak proves time and time again to be one of the most scenic and iconic peaks within the Gallatin Range. Lying just above a beautiful set of shallow alpine lakes, Hyalite Peak rewards all adventurers wit...

  • Hike The Beaten Path from Cooke City to East Rosebud

    The Beaten Path, Cooke City to East Rosebud Lake, is regarded as one of the crowning jewels of Montana's vast trail network. Although typically skipped by those on their way to Yellowstone or Glacier, this trail has quickly become yearly must for ...