Big Sky


Smoke Over The Absaroka Range In Yellowstone | Pixabay Image

10 Ways To Prevent Forest Fires In Big Sky Country

Montana is the 4th biggest state in the United States. With an area covering just over 147,000 square miles (94 million acres), it’s one of the last best places. People from around the world visit Montana to escape the hustle and bustle of the real world. They are attracted to the vast forests, towering mountains, stunning lakes, abundant wildlife, impressive national parks, world class rivers, and endless adventure. Everyone can appreciate the wild lands that spread across Montana and everyone needs to treat those lands with respect too – especially during fire season. Every year, ferocious wildfires ravage the landscape,… READ MORE

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Who’s Celebrating Thanksgiving In Big Sky, Montana In 2016?

Happy Thanksgiving! What are you thankful for? Friends and family? Mountains? Freedom? Health? Fresh Montana air? Skiing? There are millions of things that we can be thankful this Thanksgiving. One thing we’re thankful for is our mountain town, Big Sky, Montana. Will you be celebrating Thanksgiving in Big Sky, Montana this year? It’s always nice to take a few minutes during Thanksgiving and think about the things that make you smile in life. This is the time of year where you can be thankful for all the big and the little things that the world has given you. Besides being… READ MORE

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Boo! Celebrate Halloween 2016 In Big Sky

The scariest holiday of the year is just around corner. October 31st is less than three weeks away and this year Halloween falls on a Monday. Are you ready to celebrate Halloween 2016 in Big Sky? Halloween is a fun holiday filled with jack-o-lanterns, trick or treating, parties, candy and sweets, and of course costumes! Do you have your Halloween costume ready to go? What are you going to be? Saucer Boy? Super Mario? A Big Sky Dirtbag? Scooby Doo? Chet Huntley? A yeti? Get creative and come up with something super cool for Halloween 2016 in Big Sky. Once… READ MORE

Sunset Behind Lone Mountain | Photo Credit: Arts Council Of Big Sky

What Is The Weather Like In Big Sky?

Weather is always a mystery – especially when you live in a mountain town. It’s a natural phenomenon that is influenced by global, regional, and local factors. Throw in the numerous mountain ranges in southwest Montana and you’ll quickly realize that the Big Sky weather is always a moving target. Ask any meteorologist or any Big Sky local and they’ll tell you that Big Sky weather is hard to forecast for. There are so many variables when it comes to predicting the Big Sky weather – pressure trends, wind speed and direction, precipitation, cloud cover, visibility, temperature, ceilings, seasons, and other factors that… 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

Lone Mountain at Big Sky Resort | Photo by D. Lennon

The Best Time Of Year To Visit Big Sky

Summer. Fall. Winter. Spring. When are you coming to Big Sky? People often wonder what is the best time of year to visit Big Sky. We’re here to tell you that there is no bad time to be come to Montana’s coolest mountain town. Every season and every month is cool and unique in Big Sky. It’s up to you to choose the best month for your trip. Whenever you come, you won’t be bored. There’s an endless supply of things to do in Big Sky – skiing, hiking, fishing, climbing, golfing, biking, snowmobiling, wildlife spotting, national parks, camping, and so… READ MORE

Top 3 Hikes for Fall in Big Sky

Fall is an amazing time to hike in Big Sky. The weather is cool, the leaves are changing, and the trails are nearly deserted, allowing for a calm, relaxed exploration of nature. There are countless trails throughout Big Sky, enough to keep an avid hiker busy for weeks. While sometimes the number of trails can be overwhelming, there a few hikes in Big Sky that shouldn’t be missed: 1. Ousel Falls: Ousel Falls Trail is perhaps the most popular trail in Big Sky because of its beautiful waterfalls and easy accessibility. Ousel Falls trailhead is just two miles down from… READ MORE