Running a ski resort can be a fickle business. When weather conditions are too warm or too cold, too windy or too dry, it can affect a ski hill’s ability to stay open. But nothing throws a wrench in a ski area’s operations like a chairlift that suffers a mechanical breakdown. That’s a lesson that […]
Out There Snow
Brad Northrup’s latest Ski Bum Advice offers a ski mountain twist to a Garth Brook’s song, honoring unique culture of ski friends.
Learn about what’s new at Ski NW Rockies mountain resorts, including deals, upgrades, expansions, and upcoming events.
A ONE-OF-A-KIND SETTING GETS BIGGER Located atop the crest of the Bitterroot Range, straddling the state line between Idaho and Montana, Lookout Pass averages 400 inches of snow per year. There’s a good chance that number will increase as the ski area expands into the higher terrain of Eagle Peak this winter. That expansion, off
Seasonal parody poem by OTO’s official ski bum Brad Northrup — a former ski racer, coach, and ski industry professional.