Trail Head Blog

Madison Bridge Work Info

Madison Bridge Work Info Image
Posted: December 22nd, 2016

As the New Year approaches, so does the start of work on the Madison Street Bridge deck. On January 3, Frontier West crews will begin work on the northbound lanes of… More

Where are we going to mount your skis?

Where are we going to mount your skis? Image
Posted: November 22nd, 2016

In a quick look this morning I found over 300 brands of skis for sale world wide this year.  While the big 10-12 make up a large part of the… More

Banff Mountain Film Festival November 13th

Banff Mountain Film Festival November 13th Image
Posted: October 20th, 2016

As fall gives way to winter and the temperature drops it always seems to be a seasonal reminder, it’s time for Banff. Sunday (Nov. 13th) is this years screening at… More

13th Annual Women’s Night 10/7

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Posted: September 18th, 2016

Join The Trail Head Friday October 7th from 6-10pm for our 13th Annual Women’s Night.  Women’s Night is a fund raiser for The Breast Cancer Fund, an amazing organization that… More

Hoot Owl Restrictions Lifted*

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Posted: July 30th, 2016

FWP has lifted the fishing restrictions for the Blackfoot and Bitterroot rivers. Upper Clark Fork is still under hoot owl restrictions. *The restrictions will close fishing daily from 2 p.m.… More

Worn Wear Truck Coming To Missoula

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Posted: February 17th, 2016

Why repair a garment instead of just buying another? Lots of reasons, Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario explains it. Repair is a Radical Act By Rose Marcario, Patagonia CEO This holiday… More

Dana Gleason; A Montana Original

Dana Gleason; A Montana Original Image
Posted: January 12th, 2016

We are pretty excited to have Mystery Ranch Works packs in the shop again. You may know the name Dana Gleason from another of his pack lines; Dana Designs. We… More

Skiing In Your Backyard

Skiing In Your Backyard Image
Posted: December 30th, 2015

There was a lot of chatter about El Niño heading into winter this year. Granted we’ve barely entered “official” winter, we are still doing alright. Now is the time to… More

SOS SKI SWAP Sat and Sun November 7th and 8th

SOS SKI SWAP  Sat and Sun November 7th and 8th Image
Posted: October 29th, 2015

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

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