Trail Head Blog

Halfway Through

Halfway Through Image
Posted: January 22nd, 2015

Midwinter is not something you can mark on a calendar like the solstice or equinox, it’s a little more abstract. Winter seemed like it started sooner this year (although it… More

It’s 2015, What’s Your Resolution?

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Posted: January 15th, 2015

It’s January 15th today, halfway through the first month of the new year. How many resolutions have you broken already? It seems we pick these silly resolutions that are more… More

Happy Holidays from The Trail Head

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Posted: December 24th, 2014

Hello and Happy Holidays As I write this we are getting ready to open for Christmas Eve.  Ready being a relative term.  Lots to do to get the store cleaned… More

SOS SKI SWAP Sat and Sun November 8th and 9th

SOS SKI SWAP  Sat and Sun November 8th and 9th Image
Posted: November 4th, 2014

Ski Season in Missoula Officially starts with the annual SOS ski swap.  The Swap, put on every year by volunteers from the Snowbowl National Ski Patrol is an event that seems to… More

Missoula Nordic Ski Club is grooming Lolo Pass this season!

Missoula Nordic Ski Club is grooming Lolo Pass this season! Image
Posted: October 9th, 2014

Grooming at Lolo Pass is changing this year –the previous groomer has tended the trails reliably and diligently for many years but the increasing demands and costs of aging machinery… More

Commercialization of public resources ensures public will lose

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Posted: September 11th, 2014

Commercialization of Public resources will ensure the public gets the short end of the stick. As a follow up to my final river report of the season, I mentioned that… More

Why Low Head Dams Are Dangerous

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Posted: July 2nd, 2014

“Montana Rivers are not theme parks” says George Corn, the former Ravalli County Attorney, who challenged FWP over their closure, this spring, of the Bitterroot River between Woodside access and… More

Boat Demo At Frenchtown Pond

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Posted: June 12th, 2014

Still on the fence about a new boat? Rented a boat but would like to try some others? Here’s your chance, we are holding a boat demo at Frenchtown Pond… More

Flyshop Grand Opening

Flyshop Grand Opening Image
Posted: April 15th, 2014

It’s spring again, as we watch winter slowly release its grip. With spring comes a new batch of clothes, boats, packs etc. This spring we are excited to offer a… More

Trail Rail Run, Missoula’s Closest Ultra

Trail Rail Run, Missoula’s Closest Ultra Image
Posted: March 24th, 2014

The folks over at The Trail 103.3 have put together a a great set of races coming this summer. This will be the second running of the Trail Rail Run… More