These eye-catching signs are staked just under the Conoco sign on Lone Mountain Trail at the entrance of Big Sky.  Photo by Jolene Palmer
But what’s the story behind the campaign to stop mining near Yellowstone?
J.D. Bingman, Montana outfitter license number 614, says he’s not much for making ripples in the pond when it comes to the controversial topics of the day. It’s just that he earns his living on rivers, including the Yellowstone. The owner of Wild Trout Outfitters believes the Yellowstone River’s... Continue Reading


Ramcharger 8’s roomy bucket seats will zoom skiers and snowboarders up Andesite Mountain in comfort, shortening the current ride by two-thirds. According to Boyne Resorts President Stephen Kircher, each chair weighs 2,200 pounds and “costs more than a Porsche.” Photo Courtesy Big Sky Resort
Big Sky Resort announces the latest in its 10-year plan
Before announcing Big Sky Resort’s official upcoming moves in its 10-year plan, Taylor Middleton, Big Sky Resort general manager and president Taylor... Continue Reading
KT Tunstall performing a pop-up charity concert Friday, March 2 at Montana Jack
Chiming in about how to improve Big Sky’s main street
Parsing the legalese from club dues to glasses of milk


Anna Jessen pulls her husband, Pete, in a recent skijoring competition. The two got into the sport about a year ago and along with a handful of other enthusiasts are responsible for bringing a new event to Big Sky. “We were always looking for ways to keep our horses busy,” Pete said. “Most horses are in winter pasture this time of year, but we wanted to keep them and ourselves busy.”
Just days after deciding to bring an annual, sanctioned Ski Joring America competition to Big Sky, Big Sky Resort Ski Patroller Pete Jessen, his wife Anna and a handful of other skijoring enthusiasts created the Big Sky Skijoring Association. Within a few weeks, the BSSA had raised more than double... Continue Reading

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Lone Peak Lookout

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