Brett French presents: Helenan hikes to Montana’s 50 highest peaks
By angelamontana

Posted: September 10, 2020

Summiting Montana’s 50 highest peaks is no easy task, but Branden Joy made it even tougher. He climbed them in only 18 days. In the process he hiked almost 200 miles while gaining more than 104,000 feet and losing about 108,000 feet in elevation. Just when you think someone has done something really incredible, extreme athletes like the 27-year-old Joy keep pushing the boundaries even further. To find out more about his incredible journey, and the injuries he weathered, check out my story at

Written by Brett French – Outdoors Editor for the Billings Gazette/Montana Untamed
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