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Lone Mountain Ranch's sleighride dinner.As dusk creeps down the southern flank of the Spanish Peaks, the gusty alpine wind subsides and a pervasive calm settles over Big Sky. The day’s pale blue sky has turned gray; light snowflakes begin to fill the air. They descend slowly, drifting toward the ground like tiny paratroopers. Within minutes, a...
Northern Lights, meteor shower, supermoon, eclipse, blue moon, planetary conjunction
Winter’s astronomical bucket list. Snowbound Montana offers many antidotes for cabin fever; you just need to bundle up, get out, and do things. One such venue is the winter night sky, where the stars shine bright and hard. There’s a lot going on “out there,” so put the following on your winter astronomical bucket list, and enjoy.The Geminid Meteor...
Ice Climbing, Hyalite Canyon, Bozeman
A mile of Hyalite classics.When local legends Jack Tackle and Alex Lowe were establishing classic climbs in Hyalite 30 years ago, they didn’t feel like most lines on this crag even warranted naming, referring to them as Unnamed #1, #2, #3, and so on. It wasn’t until my guidebook Winter Dance that the overlooked lines turned into something of a...



Dec 15th
Location: Yellowstone National ParkCost: $30Details: West Entrance to Old Faithful, Mammoth to Old Faithful, Canyon to Norris, Canyon to Lake, Old Faithful to West Thumb, South Entrance to Lake, and Lake to Lake Butte Overlook all open for the winter. Details here.
Dec 15th, Dec 22nd, Dec 29th
Location: 605 N. Wallace #2, Bozeman Time: 5-7pmCost: FREEDetails: Grab a free pint and talk shop at Alter Cycles with other mountain-bike community members. Details here.
Dec 16th
Location: West Yellowstone Details: Sign up for one of this year's Kids 'n' Snow weekends, where kids from all around learn to enjoy winter from a young age. They ice skate, cross-country ski, snow shoe, dog sled, and see real raptors, all in and around the wonderland of Yellowstone Park. Details here.

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