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ZTS Guide Profile – Brit Englund

ZTS Guide Profile – Brit Englund

Name/nickname, where are you from, how long have you been guiding for Zoo Town and what do you do during the offseason? I do not have any nicknames, my name (Brit Englund) is funny enough.  I was born and raised in Missoula. This summer will be my third year guiding...

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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday gift giving can be a very stressful thing, especially if you have an outdoor enthusiast on your list. So here’s some ideas on how to wow your beloved river rat with amazing gift giving skills.  The Wish List Patagonia Micro Puff Jacket  These jackets are the...

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FLOATING THE BLACKFOOT RIVER WITH KIDS

FLOATING THE BLACKFOOT RIVER WITH KIDS

This past summer, we found ourselves floating the Blackfoot River more than previous summers. There are so many things I love about the Blackfoot River. I consider the upper stretches to be the “bread and butter” of this river. I think Russell Gates down is the most...

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2019 End of Season Wrap-Up

2019 End of Season Wrap-Up

The season is pretty much over for most of us river guides here in Western Montana. Winter is knocking on our door and most us have already transitioned into our off-season. It was a great summer and I always feel so thankful to work around awesome people and call the...

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THINGS TO DO IN MISSOULA

THINGS TO DO IN MISSOULA

The staff here at Zoo Town Surfers loves doing this write up a few times a year. Our list of favorite things to do in Missoula is constantly changing, as we evolve as Missoulians ourselves. We are going to keep it basic here, since you have the Internet to guide you...

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A GUIDE TO FLOATING THE RIVERS OF MISSOULA

A GUIDE TO FLOATING THE RIVERS OF MISSOULA

The Blackfoot and Clark Fork Rivers merge together just five miles east of Missoula and offer some of the finest rafting and scenic river tours Montana has to offer.  In the heat of summertime, there is nothing more inviting than spending a day on the river.  Here are...

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