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Logging project proposed near Bridger Bowl

Thinning about 250 acres of insect-infested Douglas-fir and lodgepole pine near Bridger Bowl Ski Area is being proposed by the Bozeman Ranger District.

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Special Report: Ski areas enjoyed up side of rugged winter of 2014-15

Special Report: Ski areas enjoyed up side of rugged winter of 2014-15

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.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Long line

Long line

A line of cars extends into the distance as skiers and snowboarders commute to Bridger Bowl Ski Area on Feb. 22 to take advantage of 13 inches of fresh snow.

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Skiers exit the new Alpine chairlift

Skiers exit the new Alpine chairlift

Skiers exit the new Alpine lift at Bridger Bowl. Together with the new Powder Park lift, the ski area has more than doubled its lift capacity on the north side of the mountain.

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Site of the future Alpine Cabin

Site of the future Alpine Cabin

A sign marks the site of the future Alpine Cabin at Bridger Bowl, below the new Alpine lift near the conversion of Montagne Meadow and Limestone runs.

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People ski under the new Alpine chairlift

People ski under the new Alpine chairlift

People ski under the new Alpine chairlift at Bridger Bowl.

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Alpine chairlift

Alpine chairlift

The new Alpine lift at Bridger Bowl travels farther north on the mountain than the old Alpine lift that it replaced.

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Skiers approach the base area

Skiers approach the base area

Skiers approach the base area for the new Powder Park and Alpine chair lifts at Bridger Bowl, which both start just below the top of the Sunnyside lift at an elevation of 6,500 feet.

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Powder Park chairlift

Powder Park chairlift

A skier and snowboarder exit the new Powder Park chairlift at Bridger Bowl, one of two new lifts added to the mountain last summer to replace the old Alpine chair lift.

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Skiers and snowboarders

Skiers and snowboarders

Skiers and snowboarders make their way down Thunder Road at Bridger Bowl recently. A steady stream of snowfall has helped ski areas in southwestern Montana boast of a stellar season.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am
Doug Wales

Doug Wales

Doug Wales, marketing director at Bridger Bowl, occasionally has to get out to test the product as part of his job.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am
Snowboarders walk through a full parking area

Snowboarders walk through a full parking area

Snowboarders walk through a full parking area at Bridger Bowl to the lodge.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am
Snowboarders make their way down a run

Snowboarders make their way down a run

Snowboarders make their way down a run at Bridger Bowl.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am
Bridger Bowl adds 2 lifts to Bozeman ski area

Bridger Bowl adds 2 lifts to Bozeman ski area

BRIDGER BOWL — Maybe there ought to be a flashing neon sign greeting skiers and snowboarders who visit here that reads: “Caution: The new Alpine lift may cause confusion.”

February 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Bridger Bowl ski area plans to add 2 new lifts

Bridger Bowl ski area plans to add 2 new lifts

Bridger Bowl ski area, located 15 miles northeast of Bozeman, will add two new lifts at a cost of $4.1 million this summer, it was announced Tuesday.

January 22, 2013 2:33 pm Photos

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Snow boosts ski areas

Snow boosts ski areas

Last week was great for Montana ski resorts as snow fell fairly steadily.

December 17, 2012 4:59 pm Photos

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Off-trail: 3 mountains in 3 days

Off-trail: 3 mountains in 3 days

Last week, the pressure was on for my relatives’ ski visit to Montana to match all of my hype.

March 08, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Stitched view

Stitched view

This view of the top of Bridger Bowl Ski Area from the Alpine Lift was stitched together from several photos, hence the too-close chairs.

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Bridger's base

Bridger's base

A skier picks up his skis before entering the Jim Bridger Lodge at Bridger Bowl Ski Area on Feb. 28.

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Gliding on a groomer

Gliding on a groomer

A skier glides down the Porcupine run at Bridger Bowl on Feb. 28. Runs at three of Montana’s ski areas were relatively uncrowded at the end of February, despite the fact that the snow was superb.

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