By Joseph T. O’Connor EBS Editor
Thanksgiving and the kickoff to ski season at Big Sky Resort are the major events signaling the beginning of winter in our neck of the woods. But a key marker for us at Outlaw is also the arrival of the winter issue of Mountain Outlaw magazine—and its accompanying release party.
Dec. 2 marks the unveiling of Outlaw Partners’ twice annual, full-glossy publication introducing fascinating people and their stories from the Greater Yellowstone region, the Rocky Mountain West and beyond.
Among the tales in this 13th edition of Mountain Outlaw, you’ll read about the importance of taking care of this special part of the world and the consequences that lie ahead if we ignore warnings; a maverick named Ted Turner and his hopes for a better future; the happiest people we could find on the planet; secrets to the art of sledding; and keys to a successful après ski, among many others.
“With every issue of Mountain Outlaw, we dig deeper into the stories and people who make the Northern Rockies, and the world for that matter, such an interesting place to live,” said Senior Editor Tyler Allen. “This winter’s edition is the truest reflection of that journey yet.”
We also invite you to help us usher in the winter and our latest effort with the official magazine release party. This après ski-style celebration will kick off at Big Sky Resort’s Montana Jack restaurant at 3 p.m. on Dec. 3. Join the Outlaws and our extended family to flip through the new book and meet some of the folks who helped make this edition possible.
And prepare to get your groove on. The Neverland Collective, Big Sky’s own funky threesome,
will take the stage to scintillate the dance floor with original music as well as covers of some influencers including Sublime, Bob Marley, The Devil Makes Three, Jack White and a slew of others.
“The Neverland Collective has a really raw, garage-band style sound and do some really fun covers,” said Ersin Ozer, media and events director for Outlaw Partners. “The winter magazine release party is a great chance for contributors, readers, advertisers and Outlaws to celebrate the kick-off of winter and the release of our new magazine.”
Outlaw Partners will also raffle off a pair of custom-built skis from Jackson Hole-based Maiden Skis. Proceeds from the raffle will go to our friends at the High Fives Foundation, a Lake Tahoe-based nonprofit that provides support for adventure athletes that have suffered life-altering injuries, and education for those who participate in these action sports.
Montana Jack will serve up drink specials and the après party will roll until Mom calls you home for dinner, around 6 p.m. We invite all of our supporters to join us, and together we’ll ring in the new ski year in style.