Archive for the ‘Nordic / Cross-Country’ Category

Winter Rentals

Posted: January 8th, 2019

The Trail Head offers one of the most complete outdoor gear rental inventories in Western Montana.  We have a full-service rental and service shop offering a variety of seasonal rentals. … More

The Essentials for Backcountry Skiing – G3 & Scarpa

Posted: September 18th, 2017

Transitioning from alpine skiing to the backcountry can be a rewarding but daunting endeavor. To help with the gear learning curve, The Trail Head is hosting an evening with SCARPA & G3 Genuine Guide Gear to… More

Worn Wear Truck Coming To Missoula

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

Skiing In Your Backyard

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

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

Missoula Nordic Ski Club is grooming Lolo Pass this season!

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

Bitterroot Cross-Country Ski Club Raffle

Posted: January 23rd, 2013

The Bitterroot Cross-Country Ski Club does a fantastic job grooming and maintaining the trails at Chief Joseph Ski Area, not to mention the Gordon Reese cabin. On a volunteer basis… More

Michael Hoyt Slideshow At The Trail Head

Posted: January 9th, 2012

Michael Hoyt is a Corvallis based mountaineer and is partially responsible for starting the website SummitPost and is still a major contributor. He has also recently published the book Hikes… More

The SOS ski swap: one man’s trash is another’s treasure.

Posted: November 3rd, 2011

This weekend brings us another installment of the Safety On Snow ski and snowboard swap. This event always boggles my mind at how they pull it off. The way it… More