Big Sky


Avalanche In Beehive Basin | Photo: D. Lennon

Take An Avalanche Course In SW Montana In 2017/2018

Skiers, snowboarders, snowmobilers, snowshoers, ice climbers, fat bikers, and cross country skiers love to play in the mountains of SW Montana. During the winter months, Big Sky Country provides outdoor enthusiasts with one of the coolest mountain playgrounds in the entire world. If you plan to enjoy it, please do so safely. When you choose to recreate in the backcountry during the winter, you are responsible for your own actions. The proper knowledge, skills, and experience can help you stay safe and avoid hazards while having fun in avalanche terrain. Besides investing in the proper gear, reading the Gallatin National… READ MORE

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Shipping Skis To Big Sky Makes Traveling Easy

What’s one of the most annoying things about going on a ski vacation? For many people, it’s traveling with skis. Want to make your life a little bit easier? Plan on shipping skis to Big Sky, Montana and rest assured that your gear will arrive safe and on time. What if you could avoid oversized baggage fees, weight restrictions, long lines, awkward luggage, and the fear of your skis getting damaged, mishandled, or ending up at the wrong destination? You’ll never worry about any of those things when you plan on shipping your skis to Big Sky. It’s easy to see why… READ MORE

Erik Lovold Skiing Below Lone Peak | Photo: Love Street Media

5 Reasons Why You Need To Book A Guide At Big Sky Resort

When you roll into Big Sky, the first thing that’s going to blow your mind is Lone Mountain. Standing proud at 11,166′ in the middle of the Madison Range, it’s hard to imagine that a 15-passenger tram will whisk you and your skis to the summit. The rocky faces and massive terrain is unlike any terrain you’ll find at any other resort in North America. This place is called the Biggest Skiing In America for a reason. In case you didn’t realize it, Big Sky is big. The inbounds terrain includes 5800 acres with over 300 named runs on 4 connected mountains.… READ MORE

Telemark Skiing | Photo: D. Lennon

8 Reasons To Try Telemark Skiing This Winter

Do you want to try telemark skiing? This gravity driven sport is one of the best ways to connect with the mountain and flow over the terrain. Try it this winter. It’s an blast. We’ve all seen a telemark skier flowing down the slopes at Big Sky Resort. Their graceful turns and fluid moves are an effective and efficient way to ski down the hill. Dropping the knee and freeing the heel is a unique way to ski. Keep your eye out for tele athletes at Big Sky and you’ll be impressed. 9 Tips To Make The Most Of A Powder Day At… READ MORE

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

12 Ski Runs At Big Sky Resort You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

One of the great things about skiing at the same resort all of the time is that you really get to know the mountain. Not only do you dial in your daily routine, but you also learn the terrain like the back of your hand. At Big Sky it’s almost impossible to cover all 5800 acres in a week, a season, or even a lifetime. How well do you really know the ski runs at Big Sky Resort? Big Sky Is Home To The Biggest Skiing In America With 300 named runs on 4 connected mountains, Big Sky really is… READ MORE

Big Sky Resort Tram

When Is The Best Time To Ski In Big Sky?

Planning a ski trip to Big Sky, Montana? One of the most common questions we hear is “When Is The Best Time To Ski In Big Sky?” Were you wondering the same thing? Let’s see if we can help you figure it out. Any day in the mountains is better than a day at the office. Regardless of what conditions and weather you find on a ski trip, you’re going to have a good time in Big Sky, Montana.  Whether you plan to alpine ski at Big Sky Resort or cross country ski at Lone Mountain Ranch, every day is a good day… READ MORE

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

9 Tips To Make The Most Of A Powder Day At Big Sky Resort

Powder Day. Just hearing those two words is exciting for any true skier or snowboarder. There’s something amazingly blissful about floating through the Montana cold smoke. When you’re lucky enough to snag a powder day at Big Sky Resort you need to make the most of this life changing opportunity. One of the beautiful things about a powder day at Big Sky Resort is that it doesn’t happen everyday. Sure Big Sky gets plenty of snow – over 400 inches per year. But that doesn’t mean that it’s bottomless on a daily basis. That type of powder Shangri-la is hard to find anyone… READ MORE

Big Sky Resort | Photo: D. Lennon

Test Your Mountain Skills At Shedhorn Ski Mo 2017 At Big Sky Resort

Lone Mountain is known for technical skiing and big mountain terrain. People from around the world flock to Big Sky to test their skiing and riding ability on the steep slopes accessed by the Lone Peak Tram, but if you really want to test your skills, you need to sign up to race in the 3rd annual Shedhorn Ski Mo 2017. The Shedhorn Ski Mo 2017 will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 8am to 2pm at Big Sky Resort. This technical ski mountaineering race is organized by the COSMIC Ski Mountaineering Series and attracts some of the… READ MORE

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What Do I Need To Go Skiing?

People often wonder, “what do I need to go skiing?” Whether it’s your first time or your 100th time, there are a handful of essential items that you’re going to need every time you hit the slopes. What To Wear Skiing To Stay Warm And Dry Skiing and snowboarding are gear intensive sports and it’s easy to forget something when you’re packing for a ski trip. Hopefully this post will help you always pack the things you need. Use the following “what do I need to go skiing?” checklist to ensure that you pack everything you need for your ski… READ MORE

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The Best Montana Ski Resorts Will Make Every Skier Smile

Did you know that Montana is home to 64 different mountain ranges? Due to the Treasure State’s geography and location, this vast state receives a healthy dose of snow each and every winter. And what do you get when you combine beautiful mountains, outdoor culture, and the winter season? A skiing paradise. If you asked most people about skiing in Montana, one place is going to pop into their mind first: Big Sky Resort in Big Sky, Montana. Big Sky Resort is definitely the largest and most well known ski resort in Montana, but there are many other small and… READ MORE