MONTANA OFF-GRID YURT LIFE & WORLDWIDE EXPEDITIONS

Mollie and Sean Busby are a greasecar-driving, yurt-dwelling, Montana-loving pair based in Whitefish with a mission to inspire families of all sizes to seek adventure.

Daily Journal: Ski in, ski out Yurt

The most reliable form of transportation has been our own two feet when it comes to accessing our yurt. Many miles have been logged this winter with my splitboard and Mollie’s AT setup—putting new meaning on having a “ski in, ski out” home.  

The Legacy of One Grand Parade

Many years ago, on a cold winter night, a man named Norm Kurtz was filling in as the “relief” bartender in the original Ptarmigan Room in the chalet at The Big Mountain (now, Whitefish Mountain Resort)*. As he refilled drinks for his two patrons that evening, he polished glasses and listened to their conversation. The two customers were discussing how the town needed something… a special activity in the wintertime to give everyone around town a little boost to get through the long, cold season. Kurtz listened to their stories and ideas, and took mental notes that he would later...

Daily Journal: Polebridge, Montana

Excited to put up a new mailbox soon in this tiny/remote and completely off the grid community up the North Fork of the Flathead River—Polebridge, Montana. A place where grizzlies roam your yard and your mail is delivered only twice a week by a local resident and her domesticated wolf. A land behind the times…or are they onto something we don’t know? My heart tells me the latter. Distant – up a long dirt road near a now closed down US/Canada boarder crossing. Where you can escape and truly disconnect from the modern world – with no cell phone reception,...

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