Only at Planning makes perfect Looking for current weather forecasts and advisories before heading out for a summer adventure? Headwall’s home page provides one-click access to info on Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration regional reports and Montana streamflows from the U.S. Geological Survey.
Spring skiing John Lehrman scouts out Sheepshead Peak in the Mission Mountains and drives north along the Icefields Parkway, aka Highway 93, for a pair of backcountry trip reports. Once he enters into British Columbia, our regular online contributor finds cooler spring temps and tons of fresh snow. “I was feeling lucky as we skied through a 6-inch powder storm and skied hard down steep tree lines looking out over the high border country and its stunning peaks, glaciers and alpine terrain between Bow Valley and the upper Kootenay River highlands,” he writes. Read more—and see his stunning images—in “Head Out.”
PLUS: Geared up What’s the best piece of equipment you’ve discovered this season? Let us know—or check out our writers’ most recent favorite finds—in “Gear Reports.”
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