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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

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

Big Sky PBR 2017 | Photo: D.Lennon

The Big Sky PBR Delivers High Energy Entertainment In Big Sky, Montana

In 1992, twenty bull riders founded The Professional Bull Riders (PBR). Since that date, the PBR has grown rapidly and has been “declared the fastest growing sport in America” ( Every year the PBR hosts hundreds of events around the world. At each high-energy event, the best cowboys in the world compete to riding bucking bulls in front of cheering crowds. If you’ve never been to a PBR event, you need to put it on your bucket list. Since 2011, the Big Sky PBR has been a staple event in Big Sky, Montana. After 7 exciting years, Big Sky is… READ MORE

Mmm. Beer. | Pixabay Image

Find The Best Brew For You At The Big Sky Brewfest 2017

Beer always seems to brings people together – especially in Big Sky, Montana. Whether you just skied the Big Couloir, ripped the Mountain to Meadow trail, rafted the Mad Mile on the Gallatin, summited Beehive Peak, climbed the Gallatin Tower, or hiked to the top of Storm Castle, you deserve to enjoy a well-earned beer after a fun filled day in Big Sky’s backyard. After any adventures in the mountains of SW Montana, there’s something nice about a refreshing and delicious beer. For beer lovers, the craft beer revolution means that there are more high quality IPAs, pale ales, scotch… READ MORE

Balloon Over Lone Mountain | Photo: E. Morrison/iExplore

Things To Do In July In Big Sky, Montana

Summer in Big Sky is one of the best times of the year in our mountain town. Now that the warmest months of the year are in full swing, everyone seems to be outside playing in Big Sky’s backyard. There’s nothing better than getting outside during the summer months. Make the most of July in Big Sky and be sure to add the following things to do in July in Big Sky, Montana to your busy calendar. We hope to see you out and about! What Big Sky events will you be attending this month? Check out these things to… READ MORE

Soldiers Chapel, Big Sky, Montana

12+ Must-See Summer Events In Big Sky 2017

Summer is here in Big Sky, Montana. Whether you’re here for the season or just a weekend, you don’t want to miss any of the biggest summer events in Big Sky 2017. This summer is going to be one of the best summers ever in our mountain town! Big Sky’s Best Kept Secret: Summer Now is prime time to mark your calendars, set reminders on your smartphone, and make plans for some big events in Big Sky. It’s easy to work these events into your hectic schedule of hiking, biking, fishing, rafting, and working. There are really no excuses to miss… 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

Forest Fire Burning | Pixabay Image

Summer Is Wildfire Season In Big Sky Country

Look outside. Does it seem a bit hazy? Is there a faint smell of smoke in the air? Every summer, usually in August and September, the delicate environment of the mountain west is at an increased risk of wildfires. Right now, there’s smoke in the air in Big Sky Country. It’s everyone’s responsibility to be aware of the wildfire situation. Please be fire safe and fire smart at all times. Dry conditions, droughts, and the warm temperatures of summer create a potentially dangerous situation that is prime for combustion. The wild lands and the vast mountain environment of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem… READ MORE

Lone Mountain | Photo: D. Lennon

Do You Have What It Takes To Run The Rut 2016?

The Rut 2016 is a series of mountain races hosted by Big Sky Resort, the International SkyRunning Federation, and Salomon. These world-class races will take place on the slopes of Big Sky Resort’s Lone Mountain during the weekend of September 2 to 4, 2016. Come to Big Sky over Labor Day weekend to watch top athletes from around the world hit the dirt, scramble up scree slopes, scoot over exposed terrain, sprint down steep single track trails, cover some serious vertical and distance, and race across the finish line. As part of the 2016 Skyrunner World Series, this is going to be an impressive and… READ MORE