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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.
A federal judge has banned Virtika founder and social media personality David Lesh from entering U.S. Forest Service lands following numerous flagrant rule violations that most recently included posting a picture of defecating in Colorado’s famous Maroon Lake. As of this past Friday, 35-year-old Lesh will no longer be allowed to enter any U.S. Forest Service lands for the foreseeable future. On top of the ban, Lesh will be prohibited from posting any content on social media of himself or
There have only been three climbers to have ever climbed El Capitan’s Golden Gate route in one day, and on November 4th Emily Harrington became the fourth. On top of adding her name to the history book, Harrington also broke boundaries for women by becoming the first woman to ever do the route in less than 24 hours. She’s also the fourth woman to free climb El Cap in a day via any route, now joining the ranks of Lynn Hill, Steph Davis, and Mayan Smith-Gobat. RELATED: Watch the Blank Canvas
Jackson's history of no major outdoor retailers will come to an end next summer, when the town will become home to a new REI location. Wikipedia photo. Jackson Hole, Wyoming has always been known as a melting pot of outdoor and adventure sports, and now a new name is joining the fray. Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) has announced they are opening a new store in Jackson next summer, which would its first Wyoming location. The new 15,000-square-foot store will be located in the