The Whitefish Review, Great Northern Brewing Co. and Montana Ski Co. have rented Turner Mountain on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a fundraiser for the nonprofit, semiannual literary journal.
The cost is $40 per person and will include a lift ticket, light midday snacks and free demonstrations. Lunch concessions will be available at the [...]
He’s like a superhero on skis. Well, at least the faster-than-the-speeding-bullet part.
There’s all kinds of ways to travel to the top of a mountain: chairlift, skinning, snowshoeing, jet pack… wait, jet pack?
This is obviously not for everyone. Troy Hartman is a professional stuntman who enjoys skydiving and bungee jumping. The personal jet pack was made for [...]
The search for the 24-year-old man who went missing Sunday continues, but family and friends remain hopeful.
Brad Gardner, who lives in Big Sky, told friends he was headed up Lone Mountain on Wed., March 9. After four days with no word from Gardner, the family called Gallatin County authorities.
Searchers have not yet identified any signs [...]
What’s almost better than a pot of gold? Twelve inches of new snow!
Lost Trail opened on St. Patrick’s Day with a foot of new snow. Plus, today the mountain is offering 2-for-1 day lift tickets today. Don’t forget to wear your green snowsuit!
Check out a video shot by Lost Trail’s Will Moss on Saturday at the [...]
Time to stop talking the talk and start walking the walk.
You think you can ski a lot of vertical feet? You scoff at any run that doesn’t start at the top and end at the lodge? It’s time to PROVE IT!
This Sunday is the inaugural Vertical Challenge at Snowbowl. Teams of two will compete to see [...]
The Missoulian ran an outdoors story today listing 25 reasons to love spring skiing.
But the list hardly ends there!
Tell us what you love about spring skiing! Maybe there’s one on this list or maybe there’s something else you love about spring skiing.
Here’s what I love about spring skiing:
Forget goggles. Go for the sunglasses!
Those brave souls [...]
This would seem like an obvious no-no. Alas…
The Montana Snowbowl patrol in a post on the group’s blog yesterday warned skiers and snowboarders against jumping off the chairlift. The post stemmed from Saturday when Snowbowl’s Grizzly chairlift broke down for more than an hour and patrol had to perform rope evacuations.
Apparently a father/son duo decided to [...]
The U.S Forest Service’s draft environmental impact statement on a proposed expansion of Montana Snowbowl has been released seven years after the ski area started the process. Photo by LINDA THOMPSON/Missoulian
In case you missed Sunday’s Missoulian story on Snowbowl’s EIS, which is now out for public comment, I’m posting it again here.
Here are some [...]
Avalanche Skier POV Helmet Cam Burial & Rescue in Haines, Alaska from Chappy on Vimeo.
This is an intense, sobering video.
It’s a skier with a helmet cam who is skiing in Alaska, gets caught in an avalanche, is buried for 4:28 minutes before he’s rescued by his buddies and walks away uninjured.
After watching the video, it’s worth [...]
Courtesy of Green Mountain Freeride
Top freeskier Ryan Hawks, 25, died from injuries sustained during a bad landing when attempting a back flip during competition at a Tahoe resort on Sunday.
Hawks was competing in the North American Freeskiing Championships at Kirkwood Ski Resort. Ski patrol responded to Hawks within minutes of the crash. He was flown [...]