Bridger Bowl Ski Area
Coming off its biggest season ever, Bridger Bowl Ski Area will unveil the newly built 2,400-square-foot Alpine Cabin at a public ceremony Saturday at 11 a.m.
After footings were poured in early June, 6 inches of rain delayed pouring of the foundation walls until the end of the month, putting a crunch on the construction time frame.
Limited food service is offered at the Alpine Cabin, such as sandwiches and soup, along with beverages as well as beer and wine.
Local stone was quarried for part of the construction.
Saddle Peak Lodge was the last major building constructed at Bridger Bowl in 2004.
The Deer Park Chalet was rebuilt in the 1990s.
Bridger Bowl Ski Area’s new Alpine Cabin was finished in October and is now open to the public. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the cabin.
Bridger Bowl Ski Area north of Bozeman will open for the season on Friday at 9 a.m.
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.
Imagine a business where your product is so popular that you have to turn customers away.
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.
Celebrated veterans. Eighty-four Montanans who served in the U.S. armed forces during World War II made the sixth Honor Flight from Billings to Washington, D.C., for a VIP visit to the WWII Memorial. The seventh Montana Honor Flight is planned for October with the eighth coming in 2014. To …
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.