RENTON, Wash. (AP) — One day, more than a decade ago on a chairlift at Big Sky Resort, one of the best young ski racers in Montana told his coach that his future wasn't on the slopes.
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.
A snowboarder takes a jump as skiers ride up the Cole Creek chairlift at Red Lodge Mountain.
JACKSON, Wyo. — The oldest and the largest ski resorts in the state enjoyed a strong winter 2013-14, both of them boasting historic numbers.
Lookout Pass Ski Area receives about 400 inches of snow annually.
LOOKOUT PASS – A group of ski and snowboard enthusiasts are hoping that a proposal to expand Lookout Pass Ski Area, located on the Montana/Idaho border two hours west of Missoula, doesn’t run into the same problems and lengthy delays that plagued Montana Snowbowl’s expansion plans.
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.
PHILIPSBURG — In geometry, a line is the relationship between two points. When the points are a town and its neighboring ski resort, a line can be very hard to find.
WHITEFISH — The U.S. Forest Service and Whitefish Mountain Resort are considering changes to the resort's policy of allowing skiers to travel uphill after two people entered an area with active avalanche control.
With the Rocky Mountain College alpine ski-racing team competing and practicing on slopes far away from campus, few people get a chance to cheer for them.
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- Rocky Mountain College's men repeated as national champion in the dual slalom races on Saturday as the 36th United States Collegiate Ski Association finals came to a close on Whiteface Mountain.
A season pass for just Moonlight Basin is being offered by its new owners, Big Sky Resort.
Katelyn Prinzing, 21, is not letting her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis stop her from participating in one of her favorite pastimes, skiing. She hit the slopes in January at Showdown, which is located in the Little Belt Mountains in Central Montana.
Keely Kelleher, who grew up at Big Sky, will return to her home mountain for an all girls' clinic in April.
Imagine a business where your product is so popular that you have to turn customers away.
Two skiers lost overnight in the mountains north of Missoula were located at about 10:30 a.m. Saturday by Missoula County Search and Rescue. They are alive and safe.
JACKSON, Wyo. — The deepest snow in years is piling up at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
The Stillwater Bowl dominates the north slope of Lone Mountain at Big Sky and is the site of the ninth annual Headwaters Spring Runoff..
MCCALL, Idaho — When it comes to ski racing, nobody can get to the bottom of the mountain faster than a Rocky Mountain College skier.
WHITEFISH — A tree well at Whitefish Mountain Resort has claimed the life of another skier, the second person to die in a tree well at the resort in the past five weeks, and the fourth since 2010.