Montana Ski Areas Prep For Season With Fewer Coronavirus Restrictions
Like other outdoor industries, Montana ski areas suffered through two challenging seasons due to the pandemic. Yet skiers and snowboarders were still anxious to be on the mountains and outdoors despite masking requirements and some limitations on service and ticket sales.
“Last year, given the uncertainty, we had a great season,” said Jeff Schmidt, manager at Red Lodge Mountain and president of the Montana Ski Areas Association.
Even with a little early snow, Ciche Pitcher, owner of Discovery ski area outside Anaconda, said demand was high.