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Whitefish Mountain Resort | Whitefish Ski Map | by James Niehues

Whitefish Mountain Resort

Whitefish Mountain Resort

Whitefish Resort in Whitefish, Montana

Painted in 1997

Location: The Big Mountain

Flathead National Forest

Flathead County, Montana, U.S.

Nearest city: Whitefish - 4 miles (6 km)

Kalispell - 21 miles (34 km) Missoula

Coordinates: 48.503°N 114.341°W

Vertical: 2,353 ft (717 m)


Top elevation: 6,817 ft (2,078 m)

Base elevation: 4,464 ft (1,361 m)

Skiable area: 3,020 acres (12.2 km2)

Runs: 93 - 15% beginner - 35% intermediate - 40% advanced - 10% expert

Longest run: 3.3 miles (5.3 km) - Hellfire

Lift system: 11 chairs - 3 high-speed quad - 8 fixed-grip (2 quad, 6 triple) 3 surface tows

Terrain parks: 1

Snowfall: 300 inches (760 cm)

Snowmaking: yes

Night skiing: Fri & Sat - lower lifts

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Legendary Ski Artist James Niehues

If you are a skier or snowboarder, there is a good chance James Niehues has been your mountain guide. Throughout his 30 year career he has worked at the  smallest hills and the most expansive resorts in North America.  He has left his mark in South America, Australia, Asia and Europe too.   And even if you have never shared a bottomless powder day with him, he has always been close by.