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Wait, what season is it? These past two years I have found myself in an eternal winter—bouncing back and forth between hemispheres for skiing and various film productions. Chasing powder and animals and sometimes animals in powder. ❄️ Summer in Montana should arrive any day now and I’m excited to make up for some lost time. Here’s to the bike rides, backpacks and sun burns (minor)! ☀️ This shot was from a very memorable day in Jan 2019. 📷 @blizzardskis @tecnica_sports @backcountryaccess @casttouring @patagonia_snow @mo_pros #backcountryskiing #flmr #bigskybackcountry #fknsndr

@andrewdesla and @cavis212 on the summit push! Solid timing and route finding made for a lovely outing. @explorebigsky #pushpeaks #selectpeaksofgreateryellowstone #skimountaineering #cornharvest #corn #🌽 #skiing #maydays #bigskybackcountry

That’s a wrap! We closed up the yurt yesterday with new snow and awesome skiing—just the way we started off the season. Thanks to everyone who came to experience this special place 🙏, we’ll see you next season for more great skiing, beauty, and adventure. Have a great summer! #springskiing #maypowder #summerturns #belllakeyurt #huttrip #backcountryskiing #skitouring #untrackedexperience #skimontana #bozemanskiguides #bigskyskiguides #bigskybackcountry #bigskybackcountryguides #untilnexttime #skiingisfun

That’s a wrap! We closed up @belllakeyurt for the season yesterday, and skied 4” of fresh powder to round out the year. And what a year it was. Thanks to all of our guests and students—we look forward to skiing with all of you again soon! #lastcall #ranoutofskiers #summerskiing #belllakeyurt #bigskybackcountryguides #bigskybackcountry #bozemanbackcountry #bozemanskiguides #skimontana #springskiing #skiyellowstone #avalancheeducation #seeyounextyear

It hasn’t stopped snowing in Montana! This is another shot from our ski mountaineering camp—what more can we ask than steep couloirs, fresh snow, and wonderful guests? #skimountaineering #bigskybackcountry #bigskybackcountryguides #belllakeyurt #steepskiing #skitouring #backcountryskiing #skimontana #untrackedexperience #couloirs #bozemanskiguides #skiguide #huttrip #yurt #bestlife

We like to think we found the biggest dinosaur fossil on earth #bigskybackcountry #dinoproblem #rockclimbing

So happy I found some amazing people to show me some of big sky’s backcountry this week! The views, terrain, shred buddies, and snow conditions have been unreal!! #mountainsareawesome #natureiscool #aprilpowderdays #springpow #winterisback #shredbuddiesarethebestbuddies #epicviewseverywhere #bigskybackcountry

TBT to the Tombstone Range in Yukon, Canada. Big Sky Backcountry Guides and Bell Lake Yurt owner Drew Pogge (pictured) and friends laid down several first descents despite temps as low as -50F. Want to take your skiing to the next level? Join Drew and BSBG for our annual ski mountaineering camp April 25-28! Link in bio. 📷Simon Peterson #skimountaineering #steepskiing #expedition #yukon #bigskybackcountryguides #bigskybackcountry #belllakeyurt #skicanada #untrackedexperience #earnyourturns #backcountryskiing #skitouring #bozemanskiguides #bigskyskiguides #skiyukon #skiingisfun

Throwback to a fun couloir mission a few years back. Want to learn ski and snowboard mountaineering skills to access lines like these? We still have three spots in our ski mountaineering camp, April 25-28th! Link in bio. #skimountaineering #steepskiing #couloirskiing #couloirs #bigskybackcountryguides #bigskybackcountry #skicamp #belllakeyurt #untrackedexperience #backcountryskiing #backcountrysnowboarding #splitboarding #splitboardingistheanswer #montanamoment #goingup

We just got back from Senja, Norway, where we enjoyed five days of amazing skiing with a fantastic group of guests! More photos to come.... 📷Ryan Krueger #skitouringnorway #bigskybackcountryguides #fjordskiing #arcticnorway #arcticskiing #untrackedexperience #backcountryskiing #summittosea #powderskiing #turnswithaview #senja #skinorway #bigskybackcountry #bozemanbackcountry #bozemanskiguides #skitheworld

Leg day #bigskybackcountry

Deborah Stannard
(@stanndm)

2019-03-30 11:58:01

Powder Day! #bigskybackcountry

tiziana
(@turbotizi)

2019-03-28 04:55:58

basta poco per essere felici, finalmente un bel giro wild #skialpinism #skialp #bigskybackcountry #piandineve #adamello #pizgana #friends

We love watching clients wiggle and giggle their way down the mountains

Big mountains, small people.... Spring touring at Bell Lake Yurt is the best! We’ve been having a great time guiding some fabulous groups the last couple of weeks—thanks everyone! #feelingsmall #mountainmagic #skitouring #backcountryskiing #skitraverse #skimountaineering #springskiing #visitbigskymt #visitmontana #montanamoment #powder #bigskybackcountryguides #belllakeyurt #yurttrip #huttrip #untrackedexperience #bigskybackcountry

Big mountains, small people.... Spring touring at Bell Lake Yurt is the best! We’ve been having a great time guiding some fabulous groups the last couple of weeks—thanks everyone! #feelingsmall #mountainmagic #skitouring #backcountryskiing #skitraverse #skimountaineering #springskiing #visitbigskymt #visitmontana #montanamoment #powder #bigskybackcountryguides #belllakeyurt #yurttrip #huttrip #untrackedexperience #bigskybackcountry

Early morning training #bigskybackcountry

Let the harvest begin.... #bigskybackcountry

Avalanche today!!! Not the greatest video but it was insane! This was the end of it! #avalanche #bigskybackcountry #thedragon 🐆 🐉 🏔 ✨

Practice makes perfect. Fun day training with @sparksanderson #bigskybackcountry #skimo #trainingday

Rob Way
(@robway2)

2019-03-15 06:16:47

In the clouds exploring new lines! #bigskybackcountry thanks @vt.to.mt for the tour.

VOILE
(@voilemfg)

2019-03-12 15:20:34

Ben Zavora & co traversing the Wapta Icefields in Canada. Spring is almost here. ☀️⛄️ 📸: @beartoothpowderguides

Just returned from a traverse of the Wapta Icefields in Canada. Incredibly large landscape and we even were fortunate enough to get a few splitter days for some good pictures :-) Will share a few more in the next few days. Happy Spring!!! @voilemfg @forrestmadsen @scottybarrier @montanadano

Questioning whether it goes like I have imagined... 📷: @sparksanderson #bigskybackcountry #recon #sundayswells #oldperspectives #newday

It’s been a bit snowy lately! We love it, but this sunshine sure feels great—for a couple of days anyway. We still have room in Tour Week, April 4-7th! No group necessary, and all-inclusive—let our friendly guides take care of everything! Link in bio. #buried #snowpocolypse2019 #yurt #yurtlife #belllakeyurt #bigskybackcountryguides #bigskybackcountry #bozemanbackcountry #montanabackcountry #skimontana #untrackedexperience #backcountryskiing #hutttrip #powder #skipowder #montanamoment #visitbigskymt #visitbozeman #visitmontana #skitouring #skibackcountry #shovelingsnow

Chris Cullaz
(@ccullazz)

2019-03-09 17:38:37

Found a deeeep snowpack today, over 2 meters! Things are looking good in Yellowstone, come skiing with me and @bigskybackcountry! The @egretcoba laying down some soul turns all day. #bigskybackcountry #backcountry #backcountryskiing #powder #montanabackcountry #bigsky #montana #yellowstonenationalpark #ynp #publiclands #explore #exploremontana

Disneyland crust fest. Great laps with even better friends today! See you all at the Cannery. #tmaxandlane #cancan #bigskybackcountry

Chris Cullaz
(@ccullazz)

2019-03-07 18:49:25

Great day today with Christian and Stephanie! It poured Dippin Dots out of the sky and they tasted so güd! @bigskybackcountry @belllakeyurt #bigskybackcountry #bigskybackcountryguides #backcountry #powder #dippindots #skiing #makeamericadeepagain

Corey
(@coreyallenmeyer)

2019-03-05 16:50:13

Back to the basics. The high country has settled and up here in the alpine life returns to a simpler state. Today was a good day, my heart was pumping, the warm sun radiated under blue-bird skies, and having a good friend to share an experience in the mountains with made it perfect. #skiwithfriends #skitouring #skinning #earnyourturns #powder #montana #backcountryskiing #bigskybackcountry #skintrack #savage #montanatillidie #sublime #bluebird #mountainliving

Pondering where the weekend will take me... it might end up just getting a little crazy🤔 #bigskybackcountry #findingabalance #powderexpress #winter2019💪

The laundry chutes.... #bigskybackcountry

Black magic woman #bigskybackcountry #surfsup

Things were feeling a little blue today.... Thanks for the lift @voilemfg #bigskybackcountry #bluebird #splitboarding #powderday #getoutside #beyourself #shred

Shralping balmy powder with @major_winters today. #bombsnow #bigskybackcountry #huntleylodge #scissorbills

This board is 159cm and I could not hit the prior storm snowpack.... Deepest day in the #bigskybackcountry I have personally seen in my 7 years living here. It was all time choker...... hard to believe it's still nuking snow..... I owe and dedicate this run to my beautiful girlfriend @sparksanderson Thanks for giving me the best birthday ever. I love you ❤❤❤

Just keeps on snowing here in SW Montana. 📸MAG guest enjoying some low angle backcountry powder turns in Yellowstone NP with one of MAGs split-board rentals.

Chris Cullaz
(@ccullazz)

2019-02-25 11:24:59

Tromping our way through the winter wonderland/enchanted forest of Yellowstone. Thanks for the 📸 Carter! @bigskybackcountry @belllakeyurt #bigskybackcountryguides #bigskybackcountry #bigsky #montana #backcountry #splitboarding #splitboardingistheanswer #skiingisokaytoo

Chris Cullaz
(@ccullazz)

2019-02-22 17:52:33

Tiny people, big mountains. Got up on top of Bighorn peak today and it was bluebird as far as we could see. #bigskybackcountry #montanamoment #splitboardmontana @bigskybackcountry

Chris Cullaz
(@ccullazz)

2019-02-21 18:44:37

Looking forward to some more of this! Getting up into the alpine in the Tobacco Roots is so sweet! Meghan showing everyone the art of the turn... #bigskybackcountry #bigskybackcountryguides @bigskybackcountry @belllakeyurt #montana #montanamoment #splitboardmontana #powder #untracked #publiclands #winter #backcountryskiing

Into the White....bark trees. Seems to be the winter that keeps on giving. Join us for some backcountry skiing or riding in Yellowstone National Park this March. #montanaalpineguides #skiguides 📸: Not in Yellowstone NP.

Summit season is coming on strong! What an awesome day—great powder, amazing mountains, and a fun group with which to share it all. #fromthetop @belllakeyurt #skiingisawesome #backcountryskiing #skitouring #skimontana #skiyellowstone #belllakeyurt #bigskybackcountry #bigskybackcountryguides #untracked #untrackedexperience #gooutside #waveemlikeyoujustdontcare

Chris Cullaz
(@ccullazz)

2019-02-20 19:08:27

I think these two had a pretty damn good day! Thanks Phil and Julia for coming out to shred some pow, always stoked to expand the splitty family! #splitboarding #splitboardingistheanswer #splitboardmontana #whiteroom #powder @bigskybackcountry #bigskybackcountry #bigskybackcountryguides

We call this one GTO. When I started Beartooth Powder Guides 7 years ago, I had to sell my only possession of value, my 1968 Pontiac GTO to purchase the yurt structure, so it seemed fitting to name the run you can ski off the front porch after it. It's a beauty and was deeeeeep this morning :-)

Good day to go peakbagging in the #bigskybackcountry My buddy Mike and I set off seeking wilder things and places this morning. We were hand delivered a gift from God, no wind, stable pack, blue skies, and an expanse of terrain all to our little feet. We bagged 2 summits, skied one twice and are smiles didn't drop all day. It was insanely deep and felt like we were on the moon. All in the name of powder skiing...... #peakbagging #montana #getuptogetdown #splitboarding #deep #farout #oldmanwinter #narnia #powdertothepeople #priuspoweredpowderruns #toyota #goplaces

Always stoked when we get the little weather windows to get clients into the high alpine of the Beartooth Mountains this time of year! @voilemfg

Chris Cullaz
(@ccullazz)

2019-02-19 17:22:15

God I love a good skin track...turns are cool too I guess. #makeskintracksgreatagain #bigskybackcountryguides #bigskybackcountry @bigskybackcountry @belllakeyurt #montana #montanamoment #backcountryskiing #splitboarding #mountains #alpine

Ben Parker
(@b._._.p)

2019-02-19 15:55:10

Adventure day in the Montana backcountry #yellowstone #yellowstonenationalpark #bigskymontana #bigskybackcountry #earnthoseturns

Silas ( @casttouring ) charging down a big one a few springs ago. Taking this face in the #bigskybackcountry to the next level . If you haven't checked out the new @casttouring setup this year , we would highly recommend it ! Best touring binding out!! If you get a set , you might be able to ski like Silas... #fknsndr #casttouring 🎥: @skisendski @roboski3600 @gogocarrotboy @taylormadeimages @blzablaine @papaschutz @travisandersen @mandrew_slay

Those classic #bigskybackcountry lines. On the film 📸@_soggycardboard

Before and after photos! It’s been non-stop snow and smiles for a couple of weeks now, and we love seeing our guests having this much fun.

It’s dumping again, and conditions are DEEP and getting DEEPER! Here, @bigskybackcountry guide Derek Lennon enjoys the perks of the job—-it’s tough, but someone has to do it...

We could bearly contain our excitement when we saw this. It had us clawing for our camera! These claw marks were almost certainly produced by a grizzly bear—they’re 7-9 feet from ground level based on snowpack depth. We love working in Yellowstone National Park—there’s always more to see and learn. And the skiing is pretty awesome, too! #grizzlybear #yellowstonenps #skiyellowstone #bigskybackcountryguides #bigskybackcountry #skimontana #montanamoment #belllakeyurt #powderskiing #skipowder #untrackedexperience #skitouring #backcountryski #bozemanbackcountry #americasbestidea #bearaware #bearsafety #skiingwithbearspray

Carter Snow
(@cartersnowin)

2019-02-21 14:43:37

A lot fluffier than the first try! #threeyearslater #fknsndr #timbersports #bigskybackcountry #tgrlivethedream

South-facing slopes on a subzero day. #montanaalpineguides 📸#greateryellowstoneecosystem

Chris Cullaz
(@ccullazz)

2019-02-09 16:50:17

Awesome day exploring a new zone! With an incredibly poor structure in the snowpack, the best way to have fun and ski pow is keeping your slope angles below 30 degrees. We skied 3500’ and never touched 31 degrees! #bigskybackcountry #bigskymontana #bigskybackcountryguides #backcountryskiing #powder #freshtracks #theartofthewiggle

Chris Cullaz
(@ccullazz)

2019-02-06 17:21:25

Great day out in the Park with this crew from Cleveland! The negative temps weren’t so bad once the sun came out and we started moving! @bigskybackcountry #bigskybackcountry #bigskybackcountryguides #montanamoment #skimontana #backcountry #splitboarding #splitboardmontana #powder #coldsmoke #untracked

With tons of new snow (over six feet in the last couple weeks) and single-digit temps, the powder skiing has been blower, but we’re already looking forward to big lines on sunny spring days! Join us in April at our spring @belllakeyurt Tour Week (4/4-4/7) or for our annual Ski Mountaineering Camp (4/25-4/28)!

Chris Cullaz
(@ccullazz)

2019-02-04 18:13:33

Justin gettin the goods today! #powderskiing #bigskybackcountry #backcountryskiing #bigskymontana #burnskiing @bigskybackcountry

Chris Cullaz
(@ccullazz)

2019-02-01 18:12:19

Embracing the wiggle out at the Park today, stoked to find fresh turns out there! Thanks Windy for coming out with me! @bigskybackcountry #bigskybackcountry #bigskymontana #backcountry #backcountryskiing #splitboarding #skiing #powder #pow

It was an electric kind of weekend... The stoke was all time and the deep turns were endless. @sparksanderson #bigskybackcountry #skiyellowstone #deepdays

2 1/2 feet of freshies in the big sky backcountry!!!! you literally can’t beat it...or fall over in it!! (Which I did a few too many times...lookin like a fish on dry land)🐠 #needasnorkel #thedeeps #mountainmedicine #bigskybackcountry

@sparksanderson showing the 2' storm who's boss. The deep skin tracks are back and I am digging out my snorkel. Bring it on mother nature... #bigskybackcountry #splitboarding #whatgoesupmustcomedown #cheesecakefactory