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Winter Essentials Packing List

With all the snow coming down and being the best conditions in the Rockies at the moment you are no doubt scrambling to get up and enjoy all that Big Sky has to offer. In that rush it might be easy to forget all the essentials, but here are a few things to remember when venturing into the snow packed gateway. Snow Gear: A hearty set of gloves. Whether you are just cleaning off your car or shredding down the mountain a good set of gloves is essential to have a wonderful stay in Big Sky. Be sure you have… READ MORE

Getting Engaged in Big Sky

The sparkling new snow Big Sky received recently isn’t the only thing glistening around here lately. With no lack of stunning vistas, Big Sky has long been known as the perfect place to pop the big question in a big way. According to Wedding Wire, nearly 1 in 5 engagements happen in December, more than in any other month. With many families gathering to spend their holidays together while enjoying the outdoor recreation Big Sky is best known for, it’s the perfect time for any couple to say “yes” to forever. When considering asking the question, consider some of the… READ MORE

Top 5 Instagram Worthy Spots in Big Sky

People come from all over the world to enjoy the plentiful year-round outdoor adventure and thrills found in Big Sky. In today’s digitally connected society, an important part of any trip is sharing your adventures with friends and family back home. We’ve compiled a list of the top five Instagram-worthy locations in Big Sky that are likely to make them envious of your travels.                  The Top of Lone Mountain – Ride the tram at Big Sky Resort in summer or winter and take in the magnificent views. On a clear day you can see the iconic Teton Range,… READ MORE

What’s On Our Skiing Playlist

What’s on your Winter Sport Playlist? With a mid-mountain base of 26” and an upper-mountain base of 39” and more powder on the way, it is shaping to be an incredible weekend of shredding. With all that adventure waiting to be had, Visit Big Sky can’t help but wonder what are you listening to this ski season? Through a process of powerful deduction, a sophisticated algorithm and hot debate, below is the perfect mix for a weekend of shredding the gnar at Big Sky Resort. “Snow (Hey Oh)” by Red Hot Chili Peppers “Riptide” FlicFlac Remix, (original by Vance Joy)… READ MORE

Winter Safety Tips

With Big Sky Resort opening more and more terrain for the season, winter is officially here! It’s easy to head out in to the winter wonderland with nothing but excitement but its important to have safety in mind as well. Here are some winter safety tips to make sure any visitor or local has a safe a wonderful winter here in Big Sky.   While Adventuring Stay dry. There is nothing more important than avoiding hypothermia. Wet clothes lose all insulating value and transmit the cold rapidly. Layer your outfits while hiking, skiing or general exploring so that you can… READ MORE

Thanksgiving Traditions from Our Home to Yours

‘Twas the Night before Thanksgiving… It was the night before Thanksgiving and all through Big Sky; not a creature was stirring not even the elk. Boys and Girls all through the meadow were gathering up their Ski Gear. While visions of fresh powder days, and blue bird skies danced all through their heads. Thanksgiving in Big Sky, Montana is a unique experience that offers the residents of Big Sky a different set of traditions that is customary to other snow filled areas around the U.S. The Chamber of Commerce and Visit Big Sky share just how uniquely they celebrate thanksgiving… READ MORE

Who was Chet Huntley: The Founding Father of Big Sky

Plenty of guests to the Big Sky Resort stay at the Huntley Lodge or take turns down Tippy’s Tumble, but few may be aware of the namesake behind them. Chet Huntley and his wife, Tippy, founded the Big Sky Resort in the winter of 1974. Huntley is best known for his role on the NBC flagship evening news program “The Huntley-Brinkley Report,” which ran from 1956 – 1970. Chet Huntley met David Brinkley during the National Republican Convention in the summer of 1956 and their coverage of the event gained quite a favorable audience response. From there, NBC decided to… READ MORE

National Cheese Pizza Day

With the Labor Day Holiday in our rearview, it’s time to look forward to the next holiday worth celebrating. Luckily for us, that day is today! September 5th is National Cheese Pizza Day and that is surely a day that anyone can rally around. Big Sky is the happy home of multiple establishments that can fill this festive need. Take the tour de Pizza with a stop at Ousel and Spur, Milkies,  Blue Moon Bakery or head up the mountain to Pizza Works for Delivery at Adiamos at the Big Sky Resort to try out their cheesy selections. If you’re… READ MORE

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Tap Into Social Media To Connect To The Big Sky Community

Social media is changing the way that we communicate with the world. It’s easier than ever to grab your smartphone, twiddle your thumbs, and let the world know what you’re up too. Billions of people around the world are on social media and the chances are pretty good that you are too. Whether you’re posting your coolest ski photos on Instagram, changing your relationship status on Facebook, or tweeting your thoughts about climate change on Twitter, social media is a fantastic communication tool to stay connected with your friends, family, and community. If you’re on social media, you might as well… READ MORE

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The Big Sky Visitor Center Welcomes You To Big Sky, Montana!

Want to learn more about Big Sky? Looking for local businesses? Have questions about what to do in Big Sky Country? Need directions around town? Stop by the Big Sky Visitor Center and ask the smiling faces of the crew that works there. They’re keen to help you and want to give you a big, friendly welcome to Big Sky, Montana. The Big Sky Chamber of Commerce and the Big Sky Visitor Center share the building located at the intersection of US Highway 191 and Lone Mountain Trail (MT Highway 64). The building literally sits across the street from the… READ MORE