The Bohart Cross-Country Ski Pavilion in the Bridger Mountain Range of Montana is built to provide a place for the K-8 grade Outdoor Science Education program to gather during their winter classes. The small pavilion allows the children to have a place to get warm and eat lunch during their lessons. The structure is also designed to integrate with the winter landscape through the collection of snow into a narrow "hallway" shaped by a transparent polycarbonate. This space that allows for the viewing of the layers of snow, the collection of core samples, and sledding. The pavilion also offers skiers a place to rest in the southern sun at a long bench at the exterior edge of the pavilion. In the summer the pavilion is a cross-roads stop for the mountain biking paths and horse back riding that occurs through the forest.
Materials: Primary materials include reclaimed wood, timbers, reclaimed wood stove, polycarbonate, and bonderized metal roof.
Location: Bridger Mountain Range, MT