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 [...]
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 [...]
Here’s the story I wrote for today’s Missoulian on the release of the draft environmental impact statement for Snowbowl’s expansion plans. The expansion to the west of the resort on TV Mountain will nearly double the ski area’s size.
The Lolo National Forest hasn’t gotten the document uploaded to its website yet, but I should be getting [...]
Rolf Wilson claims 8th Gelande Cup title. Photos by Linda Thompson
Reporter Betsy Cohen and photographer Linda Thompson captured the scene at Montana Snowbowl yesterday during the Gelande championships in a photo/story package in today’s Missoulian.
It’s more than just another ski event. The crowd is drinking beers, devouring pizza, lounging in lawn chairs on the [...]
It is darn right nasty outside!
A bicyclist travels east down the riverfront trail Tuesday morning. More winter weather is expected Wednesday, as a storm brings snow, winds and record cold through the weekend. Photo by LINDA THOMPSON/MIssoulian
Reported gusts of up to 15 mph at the top of Snowbowl and cold temperatures prevented the ski [...]
Anyone else feeling a little tickle in their throats? Because tomorrow is going to be a sick ski day!
This snow is incredible! Powder hungry skiers and boarders are salivating.
Snowbowl is reporting more than a foot of new snow today. The chairs are coming to a stop about now (4 p.m.) and it’s a whiteout outside. That [...]
There is a ton of snow sports news – some good, some tragic.
A young Philipsburg man died on Tuesday after hitting a tree at Discovery Ski Area. The 20 something year old was an expert skier, ski instructor, wearing a helmet and skiing Claim Jumper, an intermediate run. It was his first run of the day, [...]
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 [...]