Category Archives: Skiing the Big Mountain

Best of the Big 2013

Another great Big Mountain Ski Season is the in the books. Here’s a few pics that illustrate some of those great moments. Continue reading

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The Vert Top 10 of 2013

Here’s the Overall Top 10 for the Big Mountain Vertical Competion in 2012-13. Congrats to your new record-holder, Tony Cooper. Continue reading

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The Top 100 Vert Seasons

Here it is, new in 2013, your Top 100 Vert Seasons, in rank order. Congratulations to all the hearty souls on this list. Continue reading

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Ten Biggest Vert Single Seasons

Congratulations to Tony Cooper, for rewriting the Record Book in 2012-13. Tony skied the biggest season ever recorded at Whitefish Mountain Resort, with 5,612,746 vertical feet. Continue reading

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The Top 10 Club

Whitefish Mountain Resort Vert Records The Top 10 Club proudly welcomes two new members in Albin Kwolek and Mark Panicek! The next round is on you.  The Top 10 Club includes those people who have finished in the Overall Top … Continue reading

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Top 10 Ladies of Big Mountain 2013

A hearty Congratulations to Kay Yobst for winning her 4th Big Mountain Ladies Vert Title in 2013~! And congratulations to Jeanne Reichstadt for another Ladies Top 10 All-Time finish. Continue reading

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The Best of “The Big” 2012

Ski Season 2011-2012 is in the books–digitally speaking–and it was a banner year here on “The Big Mountain” north of Whitefish, Montana.  This was especially true if you are a local ski tuner/repair guy.  And it was also true for … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Ladies of Big Mountain – 2012

All hail Katherine (Kay) Yobst, the Ladies Vert Champion of 2012. Kay earned a hearty congratulations, surging down the stretch to beat Jeanne Reichstadt by a narrow margin. Congrats to the Ladies Top 10! Continue reading

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Big Mountain Overview

The Big Mountain Overview – This is the Skiing the Big Mountain Series by JDPF – This article illustrates the major areas of the Big Mountain, using annotated, hand-held photography. Continue reading

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The Views of Big Mountain

Here are the Views of Big Mountain, part of my Skiing the Big Mountain Series. These photos capture the beauty and splendor encountered in the day-to-day life of a full-time “ski-bum.” Check ’em out. Continue reading

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