It’s tele time again!
The telemark racing series begins on Thursday at Snowbowl, one week after alpine racing got underway. It’s a co-ed, four-person team event.
Here’s an excerpt from a story in today’s Montana Kaimin, the University of Montana student newspaper.
One person must be a beginner, one an intermediate, one advanced. Individual skiers can register [...]
Three breakdowns on the Grizzly chairlift this season generated complaints over consumer satisfaction at Montana Snowbowl, and pushed Rep. Betsy Hands to request legislation addressing refunds for lift tickets. * Photo by Chad Harder *
Nobody likes long chairlift lines on the day of a big dump, though they’re almost inevitable. That frustration is [...]
I was greeted on Saturday by Wyatt, the college kid parking cars at the Snowbowl parking lot. He struck up a conversation while my friend and I loaded up our gear. Not only was he super friendly, but I loved that he still had white paint on his face from an African-themed party the night before, [...]
For those of us at Snowbowl this weekend, we know it was busy. But just how busy?
Well, according to Brad Morris, who co-owns the local, family run operation with his wife Ronnie, it was one of the busiest opening weekends he can remember.
I had friends say on Sunday that Saturday was way busier. But according to [...]
Best first day of skiing EVER.
I don’t use definitive statements like that lightly, but Sunday warrants it. The skiing was amazing.
Powder hit my mid thighs at Snowbowl and the temperature, I would guess, was around 20 degrees. The Mountain was 85 percent open, with only the bowls closed. Saturday was Snowbowl’s opening day. My friend and [...]
Cruising Longhorn. Courtesy of Montana Snowbowl
Montana Snowbowl looks as though it may open early this year, eyeing Nov. 27 as a tentative date, said Brad Morris, who co-owns Snowbowl with his wife Ronnie.
“The snow is looking really good,” he said. “That gets people real interested.”
Snowbowl tries to open the weekend after the Thanksgiving holiday and [...]
I pulled this off the Bowl’s Web site. I haven’t been around long enough to know whether this is normal or if it’s early for Snowbowl to start closing on weekdays.
Can anyone offer some insight? Calling all Bowl junkies to [...]