whitefish mountain resort

  1. Lofcaudio

    2020 SKI Magazine's Top 50 Resorts in NA

    I just got my SKI magazine in the mail yesterday where they rank the overall Top 30 resorts in the West and Top 20 in the East, with some random subcategory rankings sprinkled in for good measure. As always, there are some head-scratchers. Overall Top 10 in West: 1) Aspen/Snowmass 2) Sun...
  2. Sibhusky

    Northern Rockies/Alberta A bit of history about NW Montana resorts

    Just came across this article, don't know how I missed it. Why are Northwest Montana’s Ski Areas Still Independent? While a conglomerate arms race for ski area ownership rages nationwide, our region stands apart...
  3. Spnole

    Whitefish in January

    Good Morning: I will be in Whitefish Jan 15th to 19th with a non skier. I am a confident intermediate who ventures into the trees and skis most black diamonds cautiously. Was hoping someone could show me the mountain and ski for a day or two. Post ski beers on me. To the moderators, I...
  4. Sibhusky

    Northern Rockies/Alberta Handy overview of resorts in the Inland Northwest

  5. Sibhusky

    Northern Rockies/Alberta Changes at Whitefish and Blacktail

    https://flatheadbeacon.com/2018/11/27/whats-new-whitefish-mountain-resort-blacktail-mountain/ I'm sure Blacktail is just thrilled with the sentence saying all of their runs are easy. The new 360 camera here is a treat. https://skiwhitefish.roundshot.co/summit/
  6. Pete in Idaho

    Pacific NW/AK/BC 2018/19 Inland PNW (Wa.- No.Idaho -No Mt.)

    I know it is only Sept. BUT does anyone have any information on Lookouts expansion, anything new at Silver (head they've done some Glade work) anyone know where on the Mt. Anything new at Schweitzer ? Anyone going to Gathering at Big Sky?
  7. Sibhusky

    Northern Rockies/Alberta Changes coming to Whitefish

    This THIS is what I've been wanting a long time! Daily Inter Lake: Whitefish Mountain Resort proposes big changes for Hellroaring Basin. https://www.dailyinterlake.com/local_news/20181106/whitefish_mountain_resort_proposes_big_changes_for_hellroaring_basin Interestingly, I filled out a resort...
  8. Sibhusky

    Jack Marcial died

    There may have been some here that knew him. dailyinterlake.com: Obituaries, Jack Marcial, 74. http://www.dailyinterlake.com/obituaries/20181024/jack_marcial_74 "Due to his connection to the telemark ski movement, Jack was in many ski magazines, Sports Illustrated, a Warren Miller movie...
  9. Sibhusky

    Northern Rockies/Alberta Most expensive ski resort

    The Bozeman Daily Chronicle: Big Sky Resort lands on list of most expensive ski areas in North America. https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/news/business/big-sky-resort-lands-on-list-of-most-expensive-ski/article_7d0078ad-4eec-5f09-9f14-cc97fa23d1d0.html "With winter only a few short months...
  10. Suzski

    Lessons at Whitefish MT (1/19)

    Greetings all. I'll be heading to Whitefish MT in early January. I've never been before and am wondering about the ski school. I think it would be a great early(ish) season opportunity to get some bump instruction. Any recommendations? Thanx in advance. Cheers.
  11. TexasStout

    Northern Rockies/Alberta Skiing Montana - Big Sky or Whitefish

    Not to threadjack, but can someone compare pros/cons of Whitefish vs Big Sky? @Sibhusky Our ski club has them both on the calendar for 2019 Big Sky Jan 5-12 staying at Huntley Lodge Whitefish Feb 23-Mar 2 staying at Morning Eagle Lodge The club package is ~$200 more for Big Sky + $130...
  12. P

    Colorado Best grooming in the Rockies?

    Planning a mid-season road trip from CA to somewhere in the Rockies for next season, most likely Feb/March, and would like to hear from the collective which resort has the best grooming (don't laugh; sooner or later we all start asking this question if we wish to keep skiing right up to the...
  13. Sibhusky

    Season stats and an observation

    From this article: https://www.aspendailynews.com/news/late-snow-economy-help-ski-industry-amid-rough-year/article_449dc600-54cd-11e8-8ddd-cff6ba7a83a3.html#ath "Two Montana resorts, Whitefish and Bridger Bowl, set ticket sales records as did Jackson Hole, Wyo., Stevens Pass in Washington and...
  14. Jim McDonald

    Northern Rockies/Alberta Whitefish Mountain Senior Passes

    Do you know if (we) Super Seniors get an actual pass? can apply online?
  15. Sibhusky

    Free ticket for your boarding pass

    Just saw this on Unofficial Networks. https://unofficialnetworks.com/2018/04/04/boarding-pass-lift-tickets/ Alaska Airlines We fly to the most pristine ski destinations on the West Coast, including Mammoth, Sun Valley, and Steamboat. Plus, with our collection of twelve resort partners, you ski...
  16. Sibhusky

    New skiing record set

    https://gearjunkie.com/uphill-downhill-24-hour-ski-record-mike-foote "For nine years, the most vertical feet gained in 24 hours stood as a skiing record that couldn’t be broken. Skiers tried over the years to eclipse the seemingly inhuman 60,000-foot record, but all fell short. But on March...
  17. Pete in Idaho

    Inland PNW

    The skiing has been so good lately that I looked up some statistics. Our area is pretty much ignored by just about everyone but the powder skiing has been so good lately. Lookout Pass (Interstate 90 on the Idaho/Montana border: Snow on the ground 140 inches, snowed over 350in. Silver Mt...
  18. Fuller

    Tips for dense snow

    It's been a good couple weeks here at Whitefish and I think I'm skiing quite a bit better on the groomed surfaces. Many mornings we've had 4-6" on new snow on top of the groomed and of course that gets chopped up pretty quick. Still it's a lot of fun to navigate the piles and ski the sides of...
  19. Jnelly

    Help me pick. 2018 trip #2

    Conflicted. Need to be sold! Mid February: Does a guy go to Whitefish for a second year in a row or change it up and do a Spokane driving tour like Silver, Schweitzer, Lookout (or 49N). Seems like ID is getting awesome snow so far and I assume WF will catch up in the coming days. I wanna book...
  20. Dorm

    Northern Rockies/Alberta Whitefish Mountain ... right now

    What are the conditions like now ... I know it's early but the site is showing 31" base. I might go out given there's a good base and coverage from top to bottom on the cruisers. Ciao ... Dorm