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Snow King work on schedule for November snowmaking

JACKSON, Wyo. — Snow King Resort in Jackson is on schedule to have its new snowmaking infrastructure ready to go as soon as Halloween.

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Beartooth Basin Summer Ski Area opens to public

Beartooth Basin Summer Ski Area opens to public

Beartooth Basin Summer Ski Area atop the Beartooth Pass 23 miles south of Red Lodge is now operational and includes a terrain park with more than five features.

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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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Headwaters Spring Runoff Big Mountain Ski Competition

Headwaters Spring Runoff Big Mountain Ski Competition

Carter Gall and Tanner Leo pose at the Headwaters Spring Runoff Big Mountain Ski Competition in Big Sky. Gall finished second in the junior boys’ 15- to 18-year-old division and Leo finished second in the junior boys’ 12- to 14-year-old division. Not pictured is Jasper Vanspoore, who finishe…

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Big Sky Resort has record rider visitation

Big Sky Resort has record rider visitation

Big Sky Resort closed the winter season with a record skier visitation of 473,000, up 7.5 percent over the previous year.

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Hogadon Ski Area

Hogadon Ski Area

Skiers ride the lift to the top of the mountain during the Britt Farr Memorial Invitational on Jan. 24 at Hogadon Ski Area on Casper Mountain.

April 18, 2014 5:46 pm
Blazing a turn

Blazing a turn

Master's ski racer Gary Kittelson lays into a turn.

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Retiree splits seasons with ski racing, windsurfing, hunting and fishing

Retiree splits seasons with ski racing, windsurfing, hunting and fishing

Warning: Trying to keep up with Gary Kittelson is difficult.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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David Ramsay enjoys soft spring snow

David Ramsay enjoys soft spring snow

Billings skier David Ramsay enjoys the soft spring snow at Red Lodge Mountain on Friday. Montana’s ski resorts have continued to collect snow through an unusually wet spring.

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Flying high

Flying high

Kittelson flies off a bump while skiing broken snow during a sunny day without race training.

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Still practicing

Still practicing

At 74 years of age, Masters ski racer Gary Kittelson still practices weekly and attends several ski races throughout the West each winter. Kittelson gave up the high speed Super G races this year because of macular degeneration.

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Enjoying a laugh

Enjoying a laugh

Kittelson, left, shares a laugh with one of his acquaintances in the ski lodge.

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Airborne

Airborne

Kittelson has had to learn how to ski about four different times as techniques and ski, boot and binding technology has evolved.

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Pond Skim competition April 19 at Big Sky

Pond Skim competition April 19 at Big Sky

Closing out Big Sky Resort’s 40th anniversary year is the 11th annual Pond Skim on April 19 at 3 p.m.

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Continued snowfall boosts ski areas

Continued snowfall boosts 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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Wyoming company crafts custom-made skis

Wyoming company crafts custom-made skis

JACKSON, Wyo. — Why buy mass-produced skis that are almost what you are looking for when you can have a pair that is precisely what you want?

March 22, 2014 10:45 am Photos

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Big Sky to offer Moonlight Basin pass again

Big Sky to offer Moonlight Basin pass again

Skiers and snowboarders will have the opportunity to purchase season passes just for the Moonlight Basin side of Big Sky Resort next season.

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Bozeman Olympian reflects on her experience at Sochi games

Bozeman Olympian reflects on her experience at Sochi games

Heather McPhie is unwilling to back down.

February 25, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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Mark Jenkins

Mark Jenkins

Mark Jenkins

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Furry skis

Furry skis

Kazakh and Tuvan tribesmen of Central Asia used to hunt elk on skis, using lassos instead of guns. Mark Jenkins, a field staff writer for National Geographic, will share his experiences living and hunting with the Asian tribesmen on Wednesday, March 5, at Northwest College in Powell, Wyo.

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