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Hellroaring Ski Heritage Days

January 17 - January 20

Whitefish Mountain Resort will team up with the Flathead Valley Ski Education Foundation (FVSEF) for Hellroaring Ski Heritage Days this winter.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, January 17

5:30 p.m. – Special Edition of Frabert “Clod of the Week Awards: Frabert All-Stars, stories from a decades’ old tradition on Big Mountain at The Bierstube
Featuring past ski patrol managers and Frabert winners.

Friday, January 19

6 p.m. – Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Reception at the Ski Heritage Center
Tickets are $20 per person and includes appetizers, beer and wine. 2018 inductees include Sandi Unger, Jessie Harring and Stacey Bengtson: Three incredible women who helped shape ski culture at Big Mountain for a combined 120 years.

Saturday, January 20

All Day – Retro Ski Day at Whitefish Mountain Resort
Dig through your closet or visit your local thrift store for vintage ski wear from your favorite era and wear it on the slopes.

9-11 a.m. – Registration for Retro Race and Ski Cabin Classic at Ed & Mully’s

11 a.m. – Billy Barnum Retro Race on “Nice Day” via the Heritage T-Bar
Old-style bamboo race gates, vintage equipment and outfits are encouraged.

12:30 p.m. – Ski Mountaineering Race – the inaugural Hellroaring Ski Cabin Classic
The race route takes you right past the Hellroaring Ski Cabin site off of Home Again.

3 p.m. – Best Vintage Ski Wear Contest Judging on the Base Lodge Patio
Gather on the Base Lodge Patio to show off your ski wear or apres ski wear from decades past.

4-5 p.m. – Hellroaring Story Swap in the Heaven’s Peak Room, Base Lodge Level 3
Listen to and share stories of the good times, great people and deep snow on Big Mountain since 1947. Featuring special guests from past decades to tell their stories as well as any members of the audience who wish to share their favorite memories.

5 p.m. – Marion Lacy Dedication Ceremony in the Base Lodge Stairway Landing
Join the family of Marion Lacy, photographer and promoter of Big Mountain, in a dedication ceremony. Lacy’s photographs of The Big Mountain from the 40s, 50s and 60s are on display throughout the third floor of the Base Lodge.



January 17
January 20

Dates are subject to change.