Just days after deciding to bring an annual, sanctioned Ski Joring America competition to Big Sky, Big Sky Resort Ski Patroller Pete Jessen, his wife Anna and a handful of other skijoring enthusiasts created the Big Sky Skijoring Association.
Lone Peak Lookout
Big Sky Freeride athletes posted impressive runs during the recent Headwaters Spring Runoff competition on the Hell Roaring and Fire Hole runs in the Moonlight Basin area of Big Sky Resort.
Late winter is a very good time for wildlife viewing along highway and river corridors. The animals move to the open edges for food that is more easily accessed. Good wildlife viewing opportunities will be within or close to the road right-of-way.
Big Sky native Kristi Borge and her husband Erik were living in Northeast Bozeman when they started wondering if it might be a good idea to sell their house and buy a ski area.
Maverick Mountain was on the market, so the couple drove over on a spring day after the area’s lone lift stopped spinning for the season.
The weekend of March 12 was a big one for Big Sky Ski Education’s downhill and freeride teams. At Big Sky Resort the Freeride Team comprised of youths ages 10 to 18 competed in the International Freeskiers and Snowboarders Association Headwaters tournament where eight team members made the podium.
Two spots were open and two community members filed, and will win by acclamation, seats on the Big Sky Fire Department Board of Trustees. Matt Dodd and Deborah Lewis will join the board in May, 2018.
If you follow Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks on Instagram, you’ve probably seen Ennis photographer Ed Coyle’s work recently. He was invited by FWP to “take over” the feed in late February and early March, highlighting his Montana winter with photos of cougars, landscapes and more.
Before announcing Big Sky Resort’s official upcoming moves in its 10-year plan, Taylor Middleton, Big Sky Resort general manager and president Taylor Middleton touched on another recent milestone - for the first time in its 45-year history, Big Sky Resort will exceed 500,000 skier visits by the end of this season.
J.D. Bingman, Montana outfitter license number 614, says he’s not much for making ripples in the pond when it comes to the controversial topics of the day. It’s just that he earns his living on rivers, including the Yellowstone.