Cowboys & Indians - True Western Hideaway

By Allyn Hulteng

While visiting their grandparents’ mountainside retreat in Big Sky, Montana, a herd of youngsters squeal with delight as they thunder across the aged fir floor in the hearth room. Nearby, their grandfather watches, smiling as the scene unfolds. “I dreamed of one day being able to have a home someplace in the West,” he says. “It’s been fun to introduce my kids to the Western experience, and now we get to share that experience with our grandchildren.”

The homeowner, who grew up in the 1960s when western films and TV shows were at their prime, reveled in stories of cowboys and Indians as a young boy. And his fascination with the American West only grew as he experienced it for himself on family camping trips to Montana and Wyoming. Read More >