Stills from my first trip to Rapelje filming my short documentary on the 24 Hours of Rapelje, the town’s famous mountain bike race. Special thanks to Sally Orr for giving me tour of the area, and helping me lay the ground-work for the film!
Stockman Cafe in downtown Rapelje, Montana.
Long, straight roads characterize the landscape here, yet belie the seriously hilly terrain just outside of town.
Grain elevator, Rapelje, MT
Grain Elevators, Rapelje, MT
Stockman Cafe, Rapelje, MT
Rural charm and utility displayed inside the Stockman cafe.
wood-burning stove turned coffee bar inside the Stockman.
Framed photos of the winners of every 24 Hours of Rapelje are displayed on the walls of the Stockman Cafe.
Newspaper clippings from races past line the walls of the Stockman Cafe.
Hailstone Wildlife Refuge sits near the 24 Hours race course.
Dilapidated house near the Hailstone Wildlife Refuge. Rapelje’s landmark grain elevators stand in the background.