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BEARTOOTH BASECAMP

 

 

Elevation:  5555 Population: 2268     Navigation: 45.1875°N, 109.2486°W

 

Dead Horses

with Benjamin Jaffe of HoneyHoney

LIVE AT THE ROMAN THEATER
Sunday, Nov. 11
6PM
$12 Advance / $15 Door

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At fifteen, Dead Horses frontwoman Sarah Vos’ world turned upside down. Raised in a strict, fundamentalist home, Vos lost everything when she and her family were expelled from the rural Wisconsin church where her father had long served as pastor. What happened next is the story of Dead Horses’ stunning new album, ‘My Mother the Moon,’ a record full of trauma and triumph, despair and hope, pain and resilience.

Blending elements of traditional roots with contemporary indie folk, the album is both familiar and unexpected, unflinchingly honest in its portrayal of modern American life, yet optimistic in its unshakable faith in brighter days to come. Earthy and organic, Vos’ songs often reveal themselves to be exercises in empathy and outreach; she writes not only to find meaning in the struggles she’s endured, but also to embrace kindred souls on their own personal journeys of self-discovery.

‘My Mother the Moon’ is Dead Horses’ third album, which NPR Music has described as “evocative, empathetic storytelling" and Rolling Stone has called "a beautifully uncluttered collection of songs,” earning Dead Horses a spot in the latter’s “10 New Country Artists You Need To Know in 2018” list. No Depression relates Vos’ “aching, haunting vocals and tales of working-class men and women” to “lullabies sung to the lonely and lost”, and has already cited the album as one of the “Best Roots Albums of 2018 (So Far)”.


 

BEARTOOTH BASECAMP MISSION

The Red Lodge area has always been the playground of the regions most passionate & innovative artists and recreation enthusiasts. The Beartooth Front provides the inspiration for world class talent to create and celebrate, while enjoying a quality of life that can only be found in Montana.

Beartooth Basecamp celebrates this tradition by pairing music with the recreation that Red Lodge is famous for. Spend the day hiking the Beartooth Mountains, climbing the crags of The Palisades, fishing or kayaking Rock Creek, or trail running Silver Run. But perhaps the most unique reason to spend the weekend in Red Lodge is skiing at Red Lodge Mountain, Beartooth Basin, and all throughout the Beartooth backcountry.

Beartooth Basecamp will serve as the the apres-event to your days' recreation, showcasing national music talent with adventures found breathing in the fresh air of the beautiful Beartooth Mountains. 

 

RECREATION  X  LIFESTYLE

The people of the Beartooths enjoy a quality of life that is based in an active lifestyle.  Join us the weekend of June 3rd and celebrate the unique recreational opportunities that we enjoy thanks to the diverse terrain of the Beartooth Mountains.  

Summer Session

SUMMER SKIING ON BEARTOOTH PASS 

The Beartooth Summer Session is a multi-day, summer freeskiing event and big- mountain/slopestyle competition, set to occur Thursday June 1st - Sunday June 4th, at the Beartooth Basin Ski Area. Located on the Montana/Wyoming border, Beartooth Basin Ski Area features two high-speed poma lifts, steeps, chutes, cornices, and a terrain park, offering a summer skiing experience unlike any other in North America.  Join us to compete or spectate while spending the day skiing Beartooth Basin. 

Other Activities

YOGA / HIKING / CLIMBING SPECTATORS

The options for recreation in the Beartooths are endless.  Join Mountain Town Yoga for a group yoga session.  Rock Climb with Beartooth Mountain Guides.   Flyfish Rock Creek or the Stillwater with one of many talented fishing guides. Route a hike through the world class trail systems of our National Forest and Wilderness Areas. Or simply enjoy the races and other recreation as a spectator! 

 
 
 

RED LODGE  X  You

Red Lodge, MT is your Basecamp to the Beartooths and the northeast gateway to Yellowstone National Park via the beautiful Beartooth Highway. Come and experience true western hospitality in this quaint, historic, mountain town. Nestled against Montana’s highest mountain peaks, Red Lodge is a place of extraordinary beauty and wherever you turn, real smiles, genuine warmth and a welcoming, Western-style hospitality.

Whether you’re looking for world-class outdoor recreation, a romantic getaway for two, or family-style fun, you’ll find it here. There's plenty of accommodations, eateries and entertainment here and a lot of friendly locals who will help point you in the right direction.

LODGING

Stay and play in one of Red Lodge's many lodging options available to you.  Whether you choose the "corporate free and groovy" vibe of the Yodeler, the historical aspect of the The Pollard, or the condo style living of Chateau Rouge.  You may prefer the private attributes of a vacation home from Red Lodge Rentals or the adventure aspect to one of the area's many campgrounds.

RESTAURANTS

The culinary aspect of Red Lodge has always been one of the many treats of visiting this mountain community.  With amazing food available at all price levels, you will want to make the rounds.  Get a dinner reservation at Ox Pasture or Carbon County Steakhouse.  Grab tacos at Las Palmitas or Mas Taco. Breakfast quiche and gourmet bistro treats are available from The Wild Table and coffee and a cookie from Honeys Cafe.

HISTORY

The rich history of Red Lodge, MT is apparent and seen through the warm eyes of the locals.  This cozy community holds tight to it's western values and is a safe haven for those who know what it means to need your neighbors. 

Take some time and get to know Red Lodge. Discover where we've been with a trip to the Carbon County Historical Society.  Look at where we are with a follow on Facebook, check out redlodge.com.  And see where we are going through the amazing work of the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, including the Revitalize Old Roosevelt project.