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Lone Mountain Land Company makes investment in solar panels on new workforce housing buildings in Big Sky

Lone Mountain Land Company (LMLC), the parent company to Moonlight Basin and Spanish Peaks Mountain Club, is making a sizable investment to install energy-saving solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on several of its new workforce housing buildings in Big Sky.

According to Project Drawdown, a global assessment of the most effective methods to combat global warming, improper disposal of food waste and improper disposal are almost equally damaging. PHOTO COURTESY Yes Compost

Clean Plate Club

People concerned about global warming and the environment would never throw away aluminum cans, but they will casually toss watermelon rinds and left-over food into the trash and send it to the landfill.

Big Sky residents take note: For about $15, you can do a ton of good for the environment. PHOTO COURTESY TRADEWATER

Pay it forward Big Sky

As part of their net carbon neutral goal, Big Sky Resort now gives their guests the opportunity to help one of the most innovative green companies do its work: collecting and destroying millions of tons of the most powerful greenhouse gases in the world.

The Big Sky Freeride Ski team recently traveled to the U.S. Olympic teams’ training venue ramp camp where they could practice their tricks. PHOTO COURTESY MICAH ROBIN

Free-ride flipping

There may be no snow in Big Sky but that didn't stop the Freeride Ski team from practicing their tricks in a whole new way and place. The team made the journey to Salt Lake City, Utah last week in order to go to the U.S. Olympic Team’s training venue which is located there.

A look at one of the drop-ins on the treacherous course at Big Sky Resort. PHOTO COURTESY BIG MOUNTAIN ENDURO

Big time race at Big Sky

It was race day in Big Sky this past weekend. Over 250 racers participated in Big Mountain Enduro’s mountain bike race in Big Sky on July 24-25. This year marked the third time that Big Mountain Enduro’s tour has come through Big Sky. Last year, Big Sky’s stop was one of the only one’s on the tour during their COVID riddled season.


For the love of volleyball

“We just kind of show up and play,” is how Dounia Metje describes the impromptu volleyball at the Big Sky Community Park. Every Tuesday around 6 p.m. dozens of people flock to the beach volleyball court in Big Sky. Anywhere from 20 to 70 players show up every week to participate.


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