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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

Hunting Trip | Photo: Jake's Horses

What You Need To Know About Hunting In Montana

Montana is home to an abundance of wild animals that actively roam the millions of acres of public and private lands in this wild country. It’s a hunting paradise. Every year over 200,000 hunters venture into the mountains, plains, and forests of Montana to go hunting for sport and for subsistence. People specifically come to Big Sky Country to hunt big game animals. When hunted in fair chase, these stunning trophy creatures will make any hunter proud. Come to Montana and go hunting during archery season (August to October) or rifle season (October to November) and you’re bound to hunt… READ MORE

Lone Peak | Big Sky Resort

Things To Do In September In Big Sky, Montana

Are you ready for September in Big Sky? It’s going to be a fantastic month to visit Big Sky. Based on the following calendar of events, our schedule is filling up quickly! Make your plans now so you can enjoy as many of these fun events as possible. What Big Sky events will you be attending this month? Check out these things to do in September in Big Sky: September 1 – Music In The Mountains – Cure For The Common September 2 – The Rut Mountain Race – Vertical Kilometer September 2 – Montana Shakespeare In The Parks: Comedy… READ MORE