Off the Map: Week 8, Highlander

The Pintlers… these were dark, humorless mountains with the temperament of a Scottish highlander, prideful and dour.  Forests clung tenaciously to the crumbled mountainsides.  Their needles gave off a hint of gray, rather than a vibrant green, as if they had absorbed the muted colors of the land itself.  No fancy, hifalutin’ geysers or wind-sculpted pinnacles will ye find here, no sir.  Just good, formidable mountains, tucked away in the underpopulated reaches of southwest Montana.

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