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 [...]
Part owner Hans Reifer is almost 80 and still teaching classes at Lookout. “This area has unbelievable snow,” says Reifer, who has taught skiing all over the United States for the past 50 years. Photo by MICHAEL GALLACHER/Missoulian
Lookout Pass received the most snow in the world this week.
That’s what news outlets are reporting today, after [...]
The Missoulian received a “cease and desist” letter recently from Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation asking that the newspaper never use the term Champagne Powder TM (snow) in any story ever again because the ski resort trademarked the phrase. The term appeared recently in a Missoulian weather story.
(Pause for rolling of the eyes)
Does this sound familiar?
Looking south from the run Oreo after getting off the upper rope tow at Lost Trail
Another fabulous ski day.
Best ski buddies ever
Saturday was spent touring the slopes of Lost Trail Powder mountain, where only two days before, the mountain opened with 12 inches of new snow. It was my first time at Lost [...]
None of the four athletes from the Missoula Freestyle Ski Team who competed earlier this week in Steamboat Springs, Colo., earned spots on the U.S. Ski Team. But Montana athletes dominated the podium after Sunday’s men mogul competition.
Bradley Wilson, of Butte, took the gold and Cody Temple, of Missoula, took third place.
Also competing from Missoula included [...]
Need a tissue? You will after watching this video. Anyone who wasn’t skiing Lost Trail last Thursday will no doubt be shedding tears.
Bluebird skies matched with 16 to 18 inches of new snow made for a dynamite day, said Will Moss, Lost Trail media director and producer of the video. Snow piled up during the four [...]
This is low.
Who steals a ski movie out of a projector room?! Especially when the movie premiere is a FUNDRAISER. Some ski bum has a lot of nerve.
The West Central Montana Avalanche Foundation‘s fundraiser scheduled for last Saturday was canceled when Warren Miller Films and Entertainment’s latest ski and snowboard movie, “Wintervention,” was stolen from the [...]
Anyone who backcountry skis knows that it’s an expensive sport. Skiing alone costs a pretty penny for the newest high-performing gear, which, unfortunately, doesn’t keep its value well after a season. There’re ski tickets, season passes, helmets and goggles. Even the statement you’re trying to make with that solid gold or camo Burton jacket costs money, [...]
There’s a pray for snow party on Friday, Nov. 20 at the Naughty Moose Bar and Grill in Conner, MT, which is south of Darby.
It’s called Ullr Fest, and there’s going to be beer, music and a bonfire. There’s more information on the Lost Trail Powder Mountain website. But what I really wanted to know is [...]
Welcome to winter. Snow appeared in the valleys this weekend and I’m sure that makes you as happy as it makes me. It sounds like there’s more to come, too, so start waxing the skis and snowboard.
Another indication that winter is quickly approaching was the arrival of the Banff Mountain Film Festival tour, which attracted a [...]