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Bridger Mountains

'The Great One'

'The Great One'

The couloir called ‘The Great One’ can be seen in this photo, with a line drawn noting the distance Trevor Hildebrand fell.

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Descent of remote snowfield ends in harrowing plunge

Descent of remote snowfield ends in harrowing plunge

It’s not easy to find snow in the summer, but die-hard skiers and snowboarders are known to climb high into shaded mountaintop couloirs to extend their season.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Unique Bozeman program integrates studies with Nordic adventure

Unique Bozeman program integrates studies with Nordic adventure

BOHART RANCH — The “elk” were hungry, but to get to the green grass on the other side of the meadow they had to ski — without any ski poles to help them glide, maneuver and stay upright — past the “wolf pack.”

January 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Coyotes kill dog near Bozeman

BOZEMAN — State wildlife officials say a dog was killed by two coyotes on the south end of the Bridger Mountains near Bozeman.

May 24, 2013 3:37 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Thanks, Montana, now let's get to work

Serving you has been the greatest privilege of my life. Over the past 40 years, I’ve gotten up each morning with one goal: to make life better for the people of this state.

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FWP working on boosting bighorn sheep population in Bridgers

FWP working on boosting bighorn sheep population in Bridgers

HELENA — Staff members at Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will work with landowners in the Bridger Mountains for the next year with the hope that they’ll be able to reach agreements that will allow them to re-establish the bighorn sheep population in the area.

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Bridger Mountains bighorn sheep plan halted

Citing concerns about the project's long-term success, a proposal to transplant bighorn sheep into the Bridger Mountains near Bozeman has been tabled by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

December 11, 2012 12:23 pmLoading…

Skiers caught up in weekend avalanches

BOZEMAN -- The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office says two men escaped injury after being caught in weekend avalanches in the Bozeman area.

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Canadian man identified as victim of avalanche near Cooke City

LIVINGSTON — Officials in southern Montana have identified a 48-year-old Canadian man who was killed in an avalanche while snowmobiling north of Cooke City.

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Chart tracks Bridgers' dry year

Chart tracks Bridgers' dry year

A chart put out by the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center gives an idea of just how dry this year is for the Bridger Mountains.

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Below-average snowfall

Below-average snowfall

This year is tracking below average for snowfall in the Bridger Mountains.

February 10, 2012 5:25 pmLoading…
Biologists look at putting bighorn sheep in Bridger Mountains

Biologists look at putting bighorn sheep in Bridger Mountains

BOZEMAN — Wildlife officials are considering reintroducing bighorn sheep into the Bridger Mountains in southwestern Montana.

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Skier breaks leg after being caught in avalanche in Bridger Mountains

A 32-year-old backcountry skier broke his left femur after being caught and mostly buried in an avalanche he triggered Sunday in the Bridger Mountains north of Bozeman.

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Building a better Bridger Bowl: Nonprofit model is successful on Bozeman-area ski hill

Building a better Bridger Bowl: Nonprofit model is successful on Bozeman-area ski hill

Veteran skier Bob Crayton has nothing but praise for the $23 million in improvements that have been made to Bridger Bowl Ski Area in the past 15 years.

December 16, 2010 12:15 am Photos

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Search crews rescue 2 skiers stranded in Bridgers

BOZEMAN — Search crews have rescued a Bozeman woman and a friend from New Jersey who became stranded while trying to ski in the Bridger Mountains over the weekend.

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