Time to Toast to Summer’s End!

Are you thinking what I’m thinking? “WHERE DID THE SUMMER GO?” It happens every year, we reach the middle of August and the reality of summer ending induces mild panic. It’s perfectly normal to feel this way, and the best way to get over the feeling is to celebrate summer’s […]

Save the Whitebark Pine!

As you ride the Scenic Lift (a.k.a. Chair 1) you may notice something strange on a trees. At the bottom of Ptarmigan Bowl just before you reach tower 17 look to your right as you ride up (left on the way down). On the uphill side of the Freebird bike […]

Finding Your Flow

So much has changed since 1996 when we built our very first lift-served mountain bike trail—The Summit Trail. Back then this narrow singletrack trail, nearly 8 miles long with more than 2,000 feet of vertical, was an epic excursion. In some ways it still is, yet mountain biking trails, like […]

Summer starts June 18!

Summer appeals to all of the senses. The sight of colorful wildflowers, multiple shades of green trees, blue lakes and snowcapped peaks of Glacier National Park—all of which can be seen from the summit of Big Mountain. The feeling of warmth from the sun and coolness from the breeze as […]