USA Ski Resort Guide for Big Sky

Big Sky Ski Resort Guide

About the Resort

This is a resort for the serious skier and not really for the party animals. It has an extensive skiing area for most abilities and has a good smattering of expert runs. It is in Montana about one hours drive from Bozeman. At the foot of the resort village are three hotels, condos and shops.

About the Mountains near Big Sky

The slopes are spread over two linked mountains, providing long runs for all abilities with daily free mountain tours on offer. The slopes vary from the gentle to the tree lined to the big vertical slopes. Experts will find a good variety to ski on with an eye on the avalanche safety procedures. Intermediates are well catered for with plenty of cruising terrain. Beginners are also well catered for and there are options to graduate to.

Après Ski at Big Sky

The resort has a limited apres ski appeal with few restaurants and bars and only one mountain restaurant.

Big Sky Resort Ratings Guide

Snowfall RatingSnow Reliability4 Stars
Ski Lifts Number of Lifts 13
Resort HeightResort Height 2285 m
7500 ft
Run Length Slopes / Runs 2070-3400 m
6800-11150 ft
QueuesQueues 5 Stars
Green Ski% of Green Pistes in resort 17%
Blue Ski% of Blue Pistes in resort 25%
Red Ski% of Red Pistes in resort 0%
Black Ski% of Black Pistes in resort 58%

Local Tourist Office Information

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Telephone: +1 970 995 5000