WHY CHOOSE THIS TRIP?
The airport is only 30 minutes to our lodging at Morning Eagle Lodge, Whitefish Mountain Resort's newest, slopeside, luxury condominium property. It provides pure Montana pampering in the center of the resort village.
The two-story lobby at Morning Eagle Lodge features a large stone fireplace and lounge area, while building amenities include a heated, secure underground parking garage, ski lockers and the only on-mountain fitness facilities. While staying at Morning Eagle Lodge we will take advantage of the surrounding views while sitting in the top floor hot tub.
Once called Big Mountain, Whitefish Mountain in northwestern Montana offers spectacular views of nearby Glacier National Park and with over 3000 acres of goods has more terrain than Jackson Hole or Aspen, and rarely a lift line! Vast bowls, tree skiing, steeps, and some of the longest intermediate groomers, Whitefish can accommodate skiers and riders of all levels and abilities. Powder, huge terrain, no lift lines, gourmet food, perfect location, make this a trip not to miss.
It’s clear that Whitefish is in a resort’s sweet spot: still small enough to offer the intimacy that nurtures skiing’s most enduring traits, yet also growing at a pace that brings in enough cash and creative energy to upgrade the place just about every season. Last year Whitefish was in Ski Magazine’s Top 10 finishes between Crested Butte and Steamboat. Service and character are a testament to the resort’s small-town attitude.
Pair deep powder with spectacular views of Glacier National Park and the shimmering waters of Whitefish Lake below. Ski/ride through perfect corduroy, or test your skills in the terrain parks.
The mountain is separated into three faces. The front side is primarily serviced by the Chair One high speed quad and has the most skiable terrain. Chair 2, which also runs on the front side was replaced with a high speed quad in 2007. The front side has seven of the mountain's nine chairlifts.
The back side of the mountain is serviced by Chair 7, also a high speed quad. The back side has more tree skiing terrain, and additional terrain can be accessed by T-Bar 2 on weekends and during select holiday periods. The western aspect of the mountain contains the Hell Roaring basin. Serviced by Chair 8, a fixed grip triple chair, Hell Roaring basin is the most advanced skiing on the mountain with cliffs, vertical chutes, and tight tree skiing. The intermediate Hellfire trail is the longest on the mountain; it runs 3.3 miles from the summit to the base of Chair 8.
- Total of 3,000 skiable acres.
- Vast amounts of bowl and tree skiing.
- 2,353 vertical rise with a summit elevation of 6,817 ft. and base elevation of 4,464 ft.
- No elevation issues for those of us who spend the rest of our lives at 15 feet above sea level.
- Average annual snowfall of 300 inches.
- 105 named runs, 11 chair lifts, 2 T-Bars. and a magic carpet.
- Beginner 12%, Intermediate 38%, Advanced 44%, Expert 6%.
TSC SKI WEEK FUN SCHEDULE
Ski week pin and badges, a welcome party, a pub crawl, a Race Awards banquet and ever important on site representatives.
Welcome party at the Whitefish Lodge Grand Ballroom. D.J. with 2 drink tickets for beer or wine included plus a pay bar, hot & cold appetizers: chicken satay, bison sliders, vegetable platters, toast points, cookies.
A pub crawl in downtown Whitefish with drink discounts.
Banquet at Mountaineer Square Village Grand ballroom with a D.J and a menu that includes roasted chicken breast, waldorf salad, Yukon potatoes, vegetables, breads, dessert and coffee.
Optional Glazier Park Picture tour and you can visit Apgar Visitor center with park naturalist just 45 minutes from town.
OTHER OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES INCLUDE
- Dog Sledding
- Cross Country
We fly out of Houston on United Airlines Saturday, February 23, 2019 and return on Saturday, March 2, 2019
HOUSTON / KALISPELL FEB 23rd IAH 2:40 P.M. DEN 4:16 P.M., 6:55 P.M., KALISPELL 9:15 P.M.
We return Saturday, March 2nd
KALISPELL / HOUSTON MAR 2nd 2:10 P.M. DEN 4:29 P.M., 6:55 P.M. IAH 10:20 P.M.
RENTALS, SKI SCHOOL & OTHER BENEFITS
Discounts on ski rental & lesson packages available for TSC, also Never-Ever ski discount program
Free mountain tours
Race fee is $18.00 per person, 2 Runs same Day
Extra buses for Mountain Lodgings to the 2 Parties
Public Snow Bus to the Mountain to Town & Back is Free.