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Stay stoked everyone! We’re still planning to operate this season!! We’re shooting to open May 30 if the Covid-19 pandemic threats abate, and we can responsibly open and not negatively impact our community. We’ll make the call by mid May. Until then please do your part! Keep up your social distancing, be a respectful earth citizen and we’ll all get through this! The sun will come out and we’ll shred again soon!! Stay stoked friends! #spiritofskiing
Like just about every other ski area in North America, Montana's Beartooth Basin has been closed since late March. Unlike all those other ski areas, though, Beartooth Basin was never open in the first place. Their season normally runs from late May till early July, so if the global pandemic chills out in the next month or two then Beartooth will have been almost entirely unaffected.
In fact, it's not hard to imagine that the masses thus-far deprived of lift-accessed spring skiing will migrate to the Montana-Wyoming border for a taste of what COVID has stolen. It seems premature to assume that the world will have returned to order by May 30th, but if that's the case, catch us at Beartooth getting rad in our finest Hawaiian tees and jorts.
These days, Kathmandu residents have one of the best backyard views out there: the world’s tallest mountains. Thanks to unprecedented clean air, it's possible to see Mount Everest right from Kathmandu Valley. It’s the first time in decades that the Himalayas could be viewed in the once-bustling city, which is roughly 124 miles away. Last week, photographer Abhushan Gautam snapped this jaw-dropping photo from the Chobar village in Kathmandu Valley. RELATED: Check Out Graham Agassiz's Athlete
Checking out the slide's 6-foot crown. Doug McCabe/Gallatin Nat'l Forest Avalanche Center photo. On May 19th, 2020, a large wet slab naturally released on the northeastern aspect of Montana's Yellowstone Club. The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center sent personnel to investigate the slide, and determined that the slide was triggered by a cornice fall. Crown-town, USA. H. Dougherty photo. The slab's crown depth ranged between four and nine feet over an 1800-foot width.
After closing lifts and mountain access on March 14 to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Washington’s Crystal Mountain will re-open skiing and snowboarding on June 1. Following models first used at spring ski destinations like Oregon’s Timberline and Colorado’s Arapahoe Basin, Crystal will use a reservation system to limit the number of guests on the mountain at the same time. Season passholders and Ikon Pass holders will not be given priority, but will still get to ski for free if they