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Ski Heritage Center

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About Us

The Ski Heritage Center is a Museum and gathering place to see the history and the cultural and economic impact of skiing in Whitefish and Flathead Valley. The Whitefish Ski Museum & Ski Heritage Center is located in the historic Saddle Club cabin adjacent to Stumptown Ice Den in Mountain Trails Park.

The Ski Heritage Center Museum of Skiing
OUR MISSION: To document, preserve, exhibit, and celebrate the history and cultural impact of skiing in Whitefish, the Flathead Valley, and Northwestern Montana.

The museum features Recently completed the 10th Mountain Division exhibit Photographic exhibit depicting the early history of skiing in the Flathead Valley before and after the opening of the Big Mountain Ski Resort in 1947

Hall of Fame honoring the ski pioneers and local skiing legends

Life-size cutaway reproduction of the interior of the Hellroaring Ski Cabin circa 1935

Video library featuring rare footage of skiing in the Valley and around Montana in the 1930s, 40s, and '50s.

Coming next summer: “The History of Our Ski Lifts” will be an outdoor exhibit featuring chairs, motors, and/or other components from all the lifts that have operated on Big Mountain since the first rope tow in 1935.


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