Featured Writer: Chris Woolston

Chris Woolston aboard a ship

Chris Woolston

Chris is a freelance travel and health writer living in Billings, Mont. His Healthy Skeptic column appears every other Monday in the Los Angeles Times. Chris has scoured the West for VIA, covering topics from fish ladders to General Custer and destinations from the Kenai Peninsula to the Montana Highlands. Here are a few of his gems:

Hiking Montana’s Highlands Made Easy
Check out two high-altitude trails along the Beartooth Highway in south-central Montana for rarified air and a rare treat.

Bonneville Fish Hatchery: Waterfalls of Tanner Creek
Six falls are worth the trip to the Columbia River Gorge.

Kenai Peninsula: Getting off the Tourist Track
Two small towns, Whittier and Ninilchik, give you a glimpse into life in a port.

Little Bighorn Battlefield and Custer’s Last Stand
You’ll find artifacts at this small museum in Eastern Montana that provide a glimpse into the battlefield experience.

This blog post was first published in January 2012. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.