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The Top 100 Vert Seasons – 2016

Once again, I present the Top 100 Vert Seasons list. After 13 seasons of the Big Mountain Vert era, we have finally seen just how much can be skied in one season, thanks to Nebraskan Ken Jones. Shattering the ceiling … Continue reading

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The Vert Top 10 of 2016

The 2015-16 season will go down in the books as the most amazing ever recorded on our beloved Big Mountain near Whitefish~! So many great stories, personal bests, and historic vert accomplishments occurred.  We’ll see if I can do justice … Continue reading

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The Ladies Top 10 of 2016

Congratulations to the ladies of the Big Mountain~! They crushed it again in 2015-16. At the top of the list and worthy of huge congratulations is Sue Armstrong, for setting the new all-time Ladies record! Sue skied a personal best of … Continue reading

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The Top 100 Vert Seasons – 2015

Back by popular demand, here is the newly updated Top 100 Vert Seasons~! After twelve seasons of the vert era at the Big Mountain/Whitefish Mountain Resort, the list below details the 100 biggest seasons skied, in rank order.  With 8,000-10,000 season … Continue reading

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The Vert Top 10 of 2015

From the slopes of the Big Mountain, Congratulations to the Vert Top 10 of 2015~! The Vert Competition at Whitefish Mountain Resort on the Big Mountain recently finished its 12th season.  It wasn’t the epic powder year we’ve become accustomed to … Continue reading

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Ladies Top 10 of 2015

A resounding Congratulations to Kay (Katherine) Yobst for breaking the Ladies All-Time record in 2015~!  Kay broke Jeanne Reichstadt’s previous record of 3,098,914′ set back in 2006. Congratulations to the Ladies Top 10 for getting it done in 2015~! Including … Continue reading

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The Black Keys – In Their Prime

The Nashville-based Black Keys just released Turn Blue, their 8th studio album, in May 2014. Again produced by Brian J. Burton, aka Danger Mouse, the Keys deliver rock and roll like its supposed to be. Raw, authentic, and Continue reading

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