Trail Head Events

The Trail Head hosts and promotes many events and promotions throughout the year.  Keep an eye out here for special sales/swap/deals and FUN!

Upcoming Events
  • Jan22

    Avalanche Awareness Event

    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020, 7-8pm

    Avalanche Awareness Event

    Join us for this one hour, free avalanche awareness session where expert avalanche educators will deliver an introduction on how avalanches happen, what they look like, and how to avoid them. Through video footage, photos, and engaging dialog, you will learn about why you should be aware, and how to be prepared when you travel in the backcountry.

    This avalanche awareness session is designed for both current and aspiring backcountry travelers. We will talk about gear, terrain, snowpack, and more!

    Tips covered:

    • Types of avalanches
    • Avalanche terrain
    • Snowpack types
    • Weather considerations
    • Avalanche advisory information
    • Trip planning and preparation
    • Travel techniques
    • Education opportunities

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  • Feb01

    Fly Fishing Film Tour 2020

    Saturday, February 1st, 2020

    Fly Fishing Film Tour 2020

    The 14th annual Fly Fishing Film Tour is hitting the road and headed to your backyard with a fresh catch of new films. Featuring exclusive shorts from our friends coast to coast, and beyond, we'll tell the stories of everything from fishing guide fairytales, to serial steelhead semantics, canyon conservation in Colorado, mountain biking for marlin, jumping jaguars and jungle fish in whitewater rapids and the audacious Aussies who explore the largest coastline in the world. From saltwater to fresh, this year’s film is geared to get you stoked for another incredible season on the water.

    The F3T is the largest fly fishing film event of its kind. Come for the action and stay for the giveaways and camaraderie—from your local fly shop to a community of like-minded anglers as we aim to inspire, feed your fishing addiction and build awareness for conservation efforts both near and far. For more updates go to flyfilmtour.com.

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  • Feb07

    Backcountry Film Festival

    Friday, February 7th, 2020

    Backcountry Film Festival

    Calling all “go big or go home” winter enthusiasts! Get ready to get goosebumps while you “Ooh!” and “Ahh!” at the impact and importance of our winter wildlands through this collection of short films. All proceeds will benefit Montana Backcountry Alliance.

    Produced each year as a celebratory, backcountry community event by the Winter Wildlands Alliance, the 15th Annual Backcountry Film Festival film line-up is full of snowy, cinematic adventure sure to inspire both the local backcountry and general communities. Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snowsports experience on public lands.

    By partnering with groups like MBA at a local level, the Winter Wildlands Alliance raises funds for these groups and communities through the annual Backcountry Film Festival national tour. All funds raised directly benefit local projects and programs that perpetuate access and stewardship of public lands.

    Adventure, environment and climate, youth outdoors, ski culture-you’ll find it all in this award-winning lineup.

     

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  • Feb13

    Round 1 Gambler’s Sale

    Thursday, February 13th, 2020

    Round 1 Gambler’s Sale

    Don't miss our BIGGEST sale of the year!

    GAMBLING TIPS

    There are 3 rounds of discounts in which to gamble.  With each round the prices drop, but so does the selection.

    Round 1:  Feb 13 - Feb 16

    Virtually our entire stock of carryover apparel is marked down from 10-50% selection is limited, so get in early!  Great Prices, Great Selection!

    Round 2:  Feb 17 - Feb 20

    We mark down from 10-50% off original prices.

    Crazy good deals but the selection will go fast!

    Final Round:  Feb 21 - Feb 23

    Final markdowns of 30-50% off.  Get in early for the best selection; at these prices, things don’t last long!

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  • Feb14

    Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

    Friday, February 14th, 2020

    Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

    The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival celebrates the art of nonfiction film by giving voice to the powerful ideas presented in documentary form.

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  • Feb17

    Round 2 Gambler’s Sale

    Monday, February 17th, 2020

    Round 2 Gambler’s Sale

    Don't miss our BIGGEST sale of the year!

    GAMBLING TIPS

    There are 3 rounds of discounts in which to gamble.  With each round the prices drop, but so does the selection.

    Round 2:  Feb 17 - Feb 20

    We mark down from 10-50% off original prices.

    Crazy good deals but the selection will go fast!

    Final Round:  Feb 21 - Feb 23

    Final markdowns of 30-50% off.  Get in early for the best selection; at these prices, things don’t last long!

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  • Feb21

    Final Round Gambler’s Sale

    Friday, February 21st, 2020

    Final Round Gambler’s Sale

    Don't miss our BIGGEST sale of the year!

    GAMBLING TIPS

    There are 3 rounds of discounts in which to gamble.  With each round the prices drop, but so does the selection.

    Final Round:  Feb 21 - Feb 23

    Final markdowns of 30-50% off.  Get in early for the best selection; at these prices, things don’t last long!

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  • Feb21

    Travelers’ Rest Annual Auction

    Friday, February 21st, 2020

    Travelers’ Rest Annual Auction

    Proceeds from the Annual Auction benefit education and family programs at Travelers' Rest State Park, including field trips, camps, demonstrations, & celebrations!

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  • Feb22

    Snowbowl Cup Gelande Championship

    Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

    This event features spectacular ski jumping of up to 200 feet using alpine equipment. This event attracts national media as well as jumpers from all over the U.S. $8000 cash purse. Annually, the last weekend of February.

    February 22 & 23, 2020

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  • Mar09

    Snowbowl Spring Hours Start

    Monday, March 9th, 2020

    Snowbowl will open and close a half-hour later-open at 10:00 AM and close at 4:30 PM, half-day at 1:00 PM.  Open Wednesday to Sunday after March 17.

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  • Mar22

    Snowbowl Spring Pass Sale

    Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

    Get the best deal on a season pass for the 2020-2021 Snowbowl winter ski season.  Spring pass sale ends on May 1st!

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  • Apr04

    2020 Whitefish Pond Skim

    Saturday, April 4th, 2020, 2:30pm

    End the season at Whitefish Mountain Resort with a splash.

    The pond skim is one of the most fun events of the year where skiers and snowboarders attempt to cross a custom-built pond (costumes mandatory) for a chance at a cash purse.

    This event always fills up for competitors (60 max) with upwards of 2,000 spectators.

    The Pond is located in the Lift Plaza, right by Chair One. Start time is 2:30pm.

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  • Apr05

    Snowbowl Last Day for the 2019-2020 Season

    Sunday, April 5th, 2020

    April 5, 2020, is the last day to ski for the 2019-2020 season.  Free bbq for skiers on the last day!

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  • Apr18

    International Wildlife Film Festival

    Saturday, April 18th, 2020

    International Wildlife Film Festival

    Every spring, this annual event draws industry, filmmakers, scientists, conservationists, and audiences to the heart of the Rockies for this long-standing Missoula tradition. Through diverse programming and community events IWFF celebrates ethical wildlife and environmental filmmaking as well as emerging filmmakers.

    April 18-25, 2020

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  • Jun04

    Backcountry Hunters & Anglers Rendezvous 2020

    Thursday, June 4th, 2020

    Backcountry Hunters & Anglers Rendezvous 2020

    Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is the voice for our wild public lands, waters, and wildlife.

    Thursday, June 4, 2020

    • Chapter Leader Training
    • Field to Table Dinner

    Friday, June 5, 2020

    • Vendors
    • Seminars
    • Beer, Bands, & Public Lands, Caras Park

    Saturday, June 6, 2020

    • Hike to Hunt
    • Seminars
    • Campfire Storytelling, The Wilma

    *schedule will be updated

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  • Jun05

    Beer, Bands, & Public Lands – Caras Park

    Friday, June 5th, 2020

    Mark your calendars for the 5th Annual Beers, Bands & Public Lands celebration in Missoula!

    Thousands of Public Land Owners will converge in Caras Park for this Brewfest centered on our passion for our wild public lands, waters, and wildlife!

    Beers, Bands & Public Lands
    Caras Park - Missoula
    Friday, June 5th, 2020
    5-9 pm

    There will be BHA merchandise for sale, plenty of local food vendors, live music and some spectacular raffle prizes!

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  • Jun06

    Trail Rail Run 2020

    Saturday, June 6th, 2020

    Run the old Milwaukee and Northern Pacific Railroad grades from Mullan, Idaho to St. Regis, Montana near the summer solstice.  Gentle grades, beautiful scenery and moderate temperatures combine for an ultra great experience while crossing the Rocky Mountains.

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  • Jun20

    Snowbowl Start of Summer Season

    Saturday, June 20th, 2020

    Opening day for the Zip Line Tour is the 19th and everything else on the 20th.  Snowbowl will be open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through the summer for chairlift rides, mountain biking, hiking, pizza, and the  Zip Line Tour!

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  • Jun28

    Missoula Marathon 2020

    Sunday, June 28th, 2020

    Missoula Marathon 2020

    Marathon weekend will be Friday through Sunday, June 26 – June 28, 2020:

    • Friday, June 26:  Free Beer Run
    • Saturday, June 27:  Missoula 5k, Kids Marathon, Runner Expo
    • Sunday, June 28:  Missoula Marathon, Missoula Half Marathon

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