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 weekend, there’s a smorgasbord of snow sports events and you get your pick of parties. I love choices.
The Missoula Ski Team is hosting it’s annual fundraiser, the “Snowball” this Saturday at the Harley Davidson building on Airway Blvd. Get ready for a night of dancing, dinner and a live auction. The cost is $75 a [...]
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 [...]
Wednesday was the first night of alpine racing at Snowbowl and guess who forgot her skis?
That’s right! I did.
I’m on a roll this season. I forgot my poles the first day of the season.
So, actually, I brought a pair of skis, but they weren’t mine. They were my boyfriend’s. We have the same skis, which is [...]
I have so much new and exciting stuff to tell you all, I don’t know where to begin.
First, this Wednesday marks the beginning of the weekly alpine racing series at Snowbowl. If I don’t break my arm (which is absolutely a possibility) I’ll be excited to report back on Thursday about how it goes.
For those who [...]
Meet my friend Steph.
Steph has really awesome retro ski pants that used to belong to her mother.
The bright blue color means she’ll never get lost in a blizzard. The waist is so high that Steph has to roll them several times so they sit at her waist and the bottom zippers are located in the front. [...]
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but ski accidents keep piling up with the snow.
The weather is making headlines everywhere. Southern California is seeing record rainfall and snow is piling up at the Grand Canyon, where visibility is reduced to a half mile.
You know it’s bad when they close they close the off-ramps to [...]
By Betsy Cohen of the Missoulian
Two skiers are alive after surviving an avalanche Wednesday afternoon outside the ski area boundary at Snowbowl ski area in Missoula.
Missoula County emergency responders learned of the incident when the duo call 9-1-1 for help around 3:30 p.m., said Missoula County Sheriff Mike McMeekin.
Despite minor injuries and one head laceration, the skiers, [...]
I blogged on this topic last week, and then wrote a story for today’s Missoulian.
When I spoke earlier this week with Rep. Betsy Hands, who requested the bill draft, there were a couple of things she stressed to me which she felt have been misunderstood. Hopefully these points hit home like a hammer in the story, [...]
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 [...]