A fourth generation Montanan, Joe Josephson has a broad and diverse background having worked as a publisher, photographer, business owner, sales rep, community organizer, French cook, stunt man and mountain guide. Joe believes in the core values of responsible stewardship and conservation through expanding our understanding and intimacy with landscapes and wildlife through direct experience.

Known internationally as an accomplished ice climber and writer, Joe organizes the Annual Bozeman Ice Climbing Festival every December. As a Regional Coordinator for the Access Fund, Joe led a multi-year campaign regarding winter use in Hyalite Canyon on the Gallatin National Forest that resulted in a unique collaborative resolution receiving national recognition. Joe previously founded a small publishing house and worked for the clothing company Patagonia and Exum Mountain Guides in Jackson Hole. Joe lives in Livingston and spends as much time as possible in Yellowstone and the Absaroka/Beartooth Mountains. He can be reached at

Blog Entries by Joe Josephson

New Beginnings For Yellowstone's Pronghorn

(15) Comments | Posted July 31, 2012 | 12:24 PM (EST)

As the season rushes into high summer, I'm left thinking fondly of the past month in Yellowstone National Park and Paradise Valley near my home in Livingston, Montana. The fickle transition from spring to summer is often associated with the astrological sign of Gemini. Symbolized by "the twins," Gemini is...


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