Bridger Bowl Ski Area
The great white winter of 2013-14 caused countless strained backs and worn-out snow shovels thanks to a record 99 inches of snowfall that buried Billings. But all of that snow proved to be a bonanza for Montana ski areas.
While unending snowfall may be bothersome to Montanans weary of an extended winter, it has produced an incredible spring skiing and snowboarding season.
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The Forest Service is proposing to thin about 250 acres of forest to reduce tree mortality from insect infestations adjacent to Bridger Bowl Ski Area in the Gallatin National Forest.
Skiing at Bridger Bowl Ski Area near Bozeman.
The Powder Park and new Alpine lifts will be dedicated on Saturday at Bridger Bowl Ski Area. The mountain opens for the season on Friday.
With a 44-inch settled base, Bridger Bowl Ski Area north of Bozeman is poised to open on Friday for the 2013-14 season.
Montana offers the best of the best in downhill skiing and snowboarding: acres of powder, miles of verticality and the easiest lift lines in the West. So get out there this winter and explore Big Sky Country’s big snowy open.
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Crews bolt the tower down and then prepare for the helicopter to haul in the cross-arms.
The old Alpine lift, shown here, will be replaced by two new lifts at Bridger Bowl.
The copter could make a round trip — between hauling the tower and then a cross-arm — in about 10 minutes.
The helicopter lowers a tower onto a concrete pad for bolting down.
Known for its deep, light powder snow and challenging runs, Bridger Bowl Ski Area north of Bozeman is making a commitment to its intermediate skiers and snowboarders this summer with the installation of two new lifts on the north side of the mountain.
The twin-rotor helicopter zeroes in on the tower to lower the cross-arm into place.
A helicopter hauls in a cross-arm as the new lifts are pieced together.
Bridger Bowl and the Gallatin Valley Food Bank are teaming up to collect food to feed local residents. Each individual who brings 10 cans of food or more can ski Bridger Bowl for only $20 on Sunday or on the last day of the season, Monday.
Skiers walk from the top of the Schlasman's lift at Bridger Bowl to access the ridgeline of the Bridger Mountains to ski expert terrain. The lift, which opened in 2008, provided the first terrain expansion for Bridger Bowl in 30 years.
The Alpine lift, shown here, would be replaced by two new three-passenger lifts under a $4.1 million project planned at Bridger Bowl this summer.