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Backcountry Skiing, Downhill Skiing, Bozeman, Ski Town, Montana
Anticipation is happiness. In the best of times, snow is a slow and quiet tease. Each lily-white flake that spins down brings with it an avalanche of possibility. Every inch that accumulates amplifies the drumming beat of our collective mountain rites. Snow compels us; it provokes our sense of wonder; it binds us together in a sort of imaginative...
Astrophotography, Night Photography, Bozeman, Montana
Astrophotography tips. It’s no secret that whenever it’s not snowing, Montana winter nights are long, cold, and crystal clear, creating a winning combination for spectacular images of the night sky. Astrophotography is the general term used to refer to vibrant images of the Milky Way or star trails streaking across the sky. A firm grasp on the...
Review: Smith Quantum
Two seasons ago, when skiing through some trees, I cracked my helmet colliding with an overhanging branch. I wasn’t going that fast, and its flimsiness was disconcerting. Now, I’ve upgraded to the Quantum from Smith. It’s a tank, and comes with a hefty pricetag to prove it. But if you’re willing to pay $800 for skis, shouldn’t you be willing to...



Dec 14th
Location: Gallatin Alpine Sports, Big Sky Cost: FREE Details: Learn the ups and downs of splitboarding with Weston Backcountry and Gallatin Alpine Sports. Details here. 
Dec 14th, Dec 21st, Dec 28th
Location: 605 N. Wallace #2, BozemanCost: FREEDetails: Grab a free pint and talk shop at Alter Cycles with other mountain-bike community members. Details here.   
Dec 14th
Location: REI, Bozeman Cost: $20 Details: Your rescue skills can never be too dialed, so check out this workshop to brush up before heading into the backcountry. Details here. 

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