Trail Head Blog

Give The Fish A Break

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Posted: July 1st, 2015

FWP will enact Hoot Owl fishing restrictions soon but to protect our resources you should be doing it now. If you look at the above temperatures we are currently in… More

The 7th Annual Blackfoot River Challenge

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Posted: June 13th, 2015

7th Annual Blackfoot River Challenge- A Benefit for the Missoula Food Bank June 27-28 Kayaks, Canoes and Stand Up Paddle Boarders converge on the Big Blackfoot River outside Missoula, MT… More

Boat Demo At Frenchtown Pond

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Posted: May 25th, 2015

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

Why Low Head Dams Are Dangerous

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Posted: March 16th, 2015

“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

It’s Gambler’s Sale Time

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Posted: February 12th, 2015

I started working for Todd in the spring of 2000, back then the Gambler’s Sale was three days long. That took some bracing for. I remember folks lined up around… More

Halfway Through

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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