Big Sky Resort Montana

Fabulous

4.5 / 5

based on 32 reviews

Trails

Beginner
15%
Intermediate
25%
Advanced / Expert
60%

Overview

Montana is not on everyone's ski bucket list, but it's growing. Most people think of Montana for fly-fishing, bison chasing, bighorn sheep-spotting, ranches and road trips to Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks. Part of us wants to keep the secret of how sensational the skiing is at Big Sky. It is truly one of our favorite western ski destinations.

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Fabulous

4.5 / 5

based on 32 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness
JDJames D.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 21, 2017
Big Sky is one of my favorite mountains in the United States. From its family friendly environment to scenic views it makes everyone feel welcome. It has short lift lines with great groomers or head to the top of the mountain for great bowls and chutes.
TMTim M.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 17, 2017
Love Big Sky. Of all my travels, Big Sky is the best skiing I've ever had in one place. Seemed like I got fresh tracks every run. And where else can you get a bison cheeseburger for lunch?!
AApril
Very Good!

4 / 5

Jun 03, 2013
This resort has the best snow conditions with the shortest lines! It's instantly back up the mountain once you reach the bottom. There are long runs, even for beginners. In three words, more ride time! But no need to tell anyone about it because I'd like to keep those lines... More
HHenrik
Superb!

5 / 5

Apr 03, 2013
Big Sky has lots of snow (normally anyway). There are many different runs and a large area with a reasonable amount og skiers
RRick
Superb!

5 / 5

Jan 31, 2013
Very extensive area with terrain for all levels. Although this is often stated in promotional brochures, it is true for Big Sky.
DDavid
Superb!

5 / 5

Apr 27, 2012
The variety of trails available for the different levels of skill, along with the smaller crowds, makes Big Sky a great family destination.
DDiana
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 01, 2011
Lots of quad chairs to choose from and no lift lines. Remote and lovely. Hope to return soon.
FFred
Superb!

5 / 5

Apr 06, 2011
Best skiing of the resorts I have visited. I visited Jackson Hole this year but liked Big Sky more.
MMelody
Average!

3 / 5

Sep 29, 2010
Not as good as Utah snow, but 2nd best!
SSdwest
Very Good!

4 / 5

Jun 04, 2010
we liked Big sky because it was uncrowed even at peak times and it is reallly a beautiful place to ski

Lifts

Gondola & Tram
1
High Speed Sixes
2
High Speed Quads
5
Quad Chairs
3
Triple Chairs
7
Double Chairs
5
Surface Lifts
10

Elevation

Base
6,800 feet
Summit
11,166 feet
Vertical drop
4,366 feet

Terrain

Total runs
306
Terrain Parks
7
Longest Run
6 miles
Skiable Terrain
5,800 acres
Snowmaking Area
400 acres
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