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11 Things To Do On A Rainy Day In Big Sky

The weather changes quickly in the mountain environment. When in Big Sky, Montana, it’s best to always be prepared for whatever Mother Nature throws your way. Luckily, there are plenty of things to do on a rainy day in Big Sky. According to, Big Sky’s average annual precipitation/rainfall is only 20.23 inches. The rainiest months are typically May and June. It’s always possible to get a rainy day or a snowy day any month of the year, so always check the weather and watch out for lightning! The #1 rule about a rainy day in Big Sky is that you can’t let a… READ MORE

Big Sky As Seen From Yellow Mountain | Photo: D. Lennon

Where To Find Housing In Big Sky

Winter is just around the corner and that means the population in Big Sky is about to boom for the season. As this influx of excited and enthusiastic seasonal workers, skiers, and riders begin to arrive, it means that housing is in demand. Housing issues plague ever ski town. As Big Sky continues to get bigger and better, finding housing in Big Sky is quickly becoming a headache. Pick up the local paper or ask anyone in town about housing and everyone agrees that it is an issue that must be addressed. There’s a lot of demand and not too much supply,… READ MORE

Big Sky Resort From Air

13 Things You Need To Buy Before Ski Season

It’s only October, but winter seems to be here already. Take a look up at the high country and you’ll see a healthy blanket of snow covering the peaks. Tune in to social media and it looks like mid-winter already! Ski season is almost here. Big Sky Resort starts spinning lifts on Thanksgiving Day aka Thursday, November 24, 2016. It’s time to start thinking about skiing. During this slower shoulder season, it’s the ideal time to get in shape for ski season, but it’s also time to make sure you have everything you need to enjoy a day on the… READ MORE

Find Faith In Big Sky, Montana

Big Sky, Montana is a place where you can disconnect with the “real” world and reconnect with your spirituality. With mountains in every direction, it’s easy to find yourself in the natural cathedral of Big Sky Country. Often things just seem to make more sense when you’re in the mountains. Or if you’d prefer to follow your faith in a more traditional setting, Big Sky’s got options for you to choose from. If you want to find faith in Big Sky, you have several houses of worship to choose from: Soldiers Chapel – Highway 191 Soldiers Chapel is an interdenominational chapel… READ MORE

Powder Skiing Off Of Lone Peak Tram | Photo: D. Lennon

What 2016/2017 Big Sky Resort Ski Pass Is Best For You?

With the recent snowfall, everyone is starting to think about winter. There are less than 50 days to go until opening day. If you haven’t already, now is the time to start thinking about ski gear and ski passes. But what Big Sky Resort Ski Pass is best for you? When you live in or visit a world class ski destination like Big Sky, it’s highly likely that you’re going to want to go skiing as much as possible. This might even be the year you ski over 140 days! In order to ride the lifts, access the trails, and find the powder stashes, you’re going to need… READ MORE

Big Sky | Photo D. Lennon

Support These Big Sky Organizations And Make Big Sky Even Better

Big Sky is a great place and no one can deny that. There’s an endless list of things that make our mountain town special, but it’s the community of Big Sky that makes this a place where we want to live. Everyone who lives in Big Sky is a part of this community and we all need to make an effort to give back to the place we call home. Whether we do that by making a donation or volunteering our time, it feels good when we help to support the Big Sky organizations that make a positive impact on our… READ MORE

Big Sky, Montana on the Go

What Are Your Favorite Big Sky Apps?

Smartphones have changed the way that we live our lives.  Our smartphones do a lot more than just make phone calls these days. There is an endless selection of apps available for download with just the tap of a button.  Whatever you’re looking for,  there’s probably an app for that. Most people always keep their smartphone within easy reach. These technology toys provide instant access to endless amounts of information. We rely on them for everything from making dinner reservations to navigating through the mountains. Apps make our lives better by enhancing our experiences. Did you know that there are lots of Big Sky apps that… READ MORE

Vacation Rental | Photo: Big Sky Vacation Rentals

The Best Places To Find Big Sky Vacation Rentals

Planning a trip to Big Sky, Montana? Whether you’re coming for the winter, spring, summer, or fall you can find an endless selection of Big Sky vacation rentals to fulfill all of your needs – as long as you know where to look! Like any mountain town, there are numerous property management companies focused on Big Sky vacation rentals. These high quality businesses have access to the best condos, homes, and cabins on the market and they actively want to rent them to you. Planning A Trip To Big Sky? Whether you’re looking for a private home that can sleep an… READ MORE

The Madison Range | Photo: A Mountain Journey

Summer’s Coming To A Close In Big Sky

Have you noticed that glimpses of fall are in the air? Leaves are starting to change colors. Temperatures are dropping. The days are getting shorter. Locals are buzzing with excitement about winter as snow start to fall on the high peaks. It’s official – the end of summer in Big Sky is near. Before anyone gets emotional about summer coming to an end, there are still plenty of cool things to do in Big Sky, Montana. For many people, this time of year is the best time of year. Let’s take a look at what’s going on: Big Sky Farmers Market… READ MORE

Montana Mule from Gallatin Riverhouse Grill

The One Drink You Need To Try When You’re In Big Sky

You may have heard of the Moscow Mule, but have you tried the Montana Mule? At some point during the middle of the 20th century, the Moscow Mule was invented. Today the Mule is a  popular cocktail made of vodka, ginger beer, and lime juice garnished with a lime and always served in a Copper Mug. Here in Montana, we’ve given this simple concoction a bit of a twist. One of the favorite local drinks is the Montana Mule. The Montana Mule is a Montana style craft cocktail that mixes whiskey, ginger beer, and lime juice in a copper mug. It’s… READ MORE