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Protecting Open Space and Building Trails for Generations to come

The Gallatin Valley Land Trust connects people to the landscapes that surround us through the conservation of open spaces and creation of trail systems. Through our work we provide spaces for children to get outside, protect habitat for our area’s most iconic wildlife species, keep working farms working, and offer world class outdoor recreation from our Main Street to the Mountains, and so much more. In short, we preserve the very things that make the Gallatin Valley such a great place to live.

Witnessing a herd of elk with steaming breath in the Bridger Mountain foothills. Walking your dog and running into neighbors on Peets Hill. Reflecting quietly as you drive through rolling golden pastures of wheat in Amsterdam. Conquering the Drinking Horse Trail summit and looking out victoriously over the valley. Fishing on the East Gallatin River. Sending your kids off to school on the trails. These are the moments we are working hard to protect. This is the Montana experience.

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Painted Hills -> Triple Tree and back. Slowly lear Painted Hills -> Triple Tree and back. Slowly learning to not hate the single track lifestyle.
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#trailrunning #runningcommunity #endurance #endurancetraining #runningmotivation #instarunner #outsidebozeman #bozeman #gvlt

Painted Hills -> Triple Tree and back. Slowly learning to not hate the single track lifestyle.
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#trailrunning #runningcommunity #endurance #endurancetraining #runningmotivation #instarunner #outsidebozeman #bozeman #gvlt
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Montana Spring looks inviting,⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ 6 Montana Spring looks inviting,⠀
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6 AM Single track rides are some of my favorites .⠀
#singletrack #6am #ibiscycles #ibismojo #morningride #morningmotivation #besttimeofday  #getoutdoors #gvlt #bozeman #montana #mountainbiking ( #📷 ssummerhill406 )

Montana Spring looks inviting,⠀
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6 AM Single track rides are some of my favorites .⠀
#singletrack #6am #ibiscycles #ibismojo #morningride #morningmotivation #besttimeofday #getoutdoors #gvlt #bozeman #montana #mountainbiking ( #📷 ssummerhill406 )
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I spent some time in the peaceful labyrinth at Sto I spent some time in the peaceful labyrinth at Story Mill Community Park during my morning bike ride. It will be a blooming wonder next spring. Also, thanks to whomever bolted down the crossing bridges on the trails in the refuge so they don’t clang-a-bang anymore. 🙏🏽 #storymillcommunitypark #gvlt #bozeman #montana

I spent some time in the peaceful labyrinth at Story Mill Community Park during my morning bike ride. It will be a blooming wonder next spring. Also, thanks to whomever bolted down the crossing bridges on the trails in the refuge so they don’t clang-a-bang anymore. 🙏🏽 #storymillcommunitypark #gvlt #bozeman #montana ...

Great trails right out the back door #gvlt #stumpj Great trails right out the back door #gvlt #stumpjumper #iamspecialized_wmn

Great trails right out the back door #gvlt #stumpjumper #iamspecialized_wmn ...

(18/20): gvlt (Gallatin Valley Land Trust) connect (18/20):
gvlt (Gallatin Valley Land Trust) connects people to the landscapes that surround us through the conservation of open spaces and the creation of trail systems. GVLT provides spaces for children to get outside, protect habitat for our area’s most iconic wildlife species, keep working farms working, and offer world-class outdoor recreation from our Main Street to the Mountains, and so much more. In short, GVLT preserves the very things that make the Gallatin Valley such a great place to live.
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Founded in 1990 by Chris Boyd, a visionary leader who knew that this special place would grow and change. Even back then Chris knew our community needed an organization to partner with landowners to permanently protect the working lands and habitat that make up our scenic open landscape. He also saw a role for a nonprofit to play in bringing organizations, agencies, and landowners together to build a connected trail system for transportation and recreation.  Find out how you can get involved and more about GVLT by clicking the link in our bio ^^
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#builtforthemission #gvlt #nonprofit #thewarpandweft #outsideisin #mysteryranch #volunteer

(18/20):
gvlt (Gallatin Valley Land Trust) connects people to the landscapes that surround us through the conservation of open spaces and the creation of trail systems. GVLT provides spaces for children to get outside, protect habitat for our area’s most iconic wildlife species, keep working farms working, and offer world-class outdoor recreation from our Main Street to the Mountains, and so much more. In short, GVLT preserves the very things that make the Gallatin Valley such a great place to live.
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Founded in 1990 by Chris Boyd, a visionary leader who knew that this special place would grow and change. Even back then Chris knew our community needed an organization to partner with landowners to permanently protect the working lands and habitat that make up our scenic open landscape. He also saw a role for a nonprofit to play in bringing organizations, agencies, and landowners together to build a connected trail system for transportation and recreation.

Find out how you can get involved and more about GVLT by clicking the link in our bio ^^
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#builtforthemission #gvlt #nonprofit #thewarpandweft #outsideisin #mysteryranch #volunteer
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Kind of the same view as the other night but 40° Kind of the same view as the other night but 40° colder and with white stuff. Man this (very) short run kind of sucked. Pain in weird places and I felt really slow. Is that a good sign? — — — — — — — — — — — — — 
#chicagomarathontraining #snow #snowtober #isthisfall #brrr #runbozeman #gvlt #clouds #sky #sunset

Kind of the same view as the other night but 40° colder and with white stuff. Man this (very) short run kind of sucked. Pain in weird places and I felt really slow. Is that a good sign? — — — — — — — — — — — — —
#chicagomarathontraining #snow #snowtober #isthisfall #brrr #runbozeman #gvlt #clouds #sky #sunset
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More of this warm, sunny weather please. Ignore th More of this warm, sunny weather please. Ignore the forecast. ☀️— — — — — — — — — — — — — — 
#bigskybirds #oisellemt #oiselleteam #bridgermountains #gvlt #yaysun #lrbcheckin

More of this warm, sunny weather please. Ignore the forecast. ☀️— — — — — — — — — — — — — —
#bigskybirds #oisellemt #oiselleteam #bridgermountains #gvlt #yaysun #lrbcheckin
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