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.
Not long after the recession put the skids on skiing like an unwaxed board in heavy crud, Idaho's Sun Valley, Brundage and Tamarack resorts are applying a fresh coat and hoping to slide into a smoother future.
Skiers and snowboarders enjoy opening day at Red Lodge Mountain.
With 16 inches of new snow on the ground, Big Sky Resort will open for the ski season on Thanksgiving Day with three chairlifts operating.
Skiers can chase their thrills at Discovery Ski Area when it opens on Thursday.
After receiving 10 inches of snow over the weekend, Discovery Ski Area near Anaconda will open Thanksgiving Day.
It sure does take a lot of work to have so much fun.
Whitefish Mountain Resort's new Flower Point Triple chairlift on the north side of the mountain is projected to be ready when the ski area opens for the season on Dec. 6.
Best ski mountain/resort - Red Lodge Mountain
A snowboarder takes a jump as skiers ride up the Cole Creek chairlift at Red Lodge Mountain.
Imagine a business where your product is so popular that you have to turn customers away.
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.”
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