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skiing & snowboarding

Located in Southwest Montana, Big Sky is lucky to be its own ski town. There are many activities right in town and at Big Sky Resort – hint skiing and snowboarding. Big Sky is home to THE BIGGEST SKIING IN AMERICA with 5,800 acres of skiable terrain and 4,350 feet of vertical spanning across four different mountains, plus we’re known for no-wait lift lines! You can take in the view of 3 states and 2 national parks from the top of Lone Peak at 11,166 feet. Take the mid-mountain tram up and either ski down or enjoy the scenic ride back down. Big Sky Resort has the best mix of terrain:

  • BEGINNER – 15%
  • ADVANCED – 42%
  • EXPERT – 15%

SKI Lessons

Whether it’s making your first parallel turn or completing a full twist off a rail, learning how to ski or snowboard can be big time fun.  Lessons are offered for beginners needing extra confidence or experts wanting to improve their technical skills. BIG SKY RESORT offers individual or group lessons on varied terrain. MONTANA ALPINE GUIDES also offers backcountry guided experiences.

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  • Big Sky Resort
    50 Big Sky Resort Rd. Big Sky, 59716
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    5,800 acres of downhill skiing, snowboarding and snowshoe trails. Recognized for lack of lift lines, amazing steeps and the Biggest Skiing in America with the new Big Sky. Moonlight Basin interconnect. Accommodations, dining, shopping, rentals, spa, snowsports school and Kids Club all on site.

  • Big Sky Sports
    50 Big Sky Resort Rd Big Sky, 59716
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    Big Sky’s premier outdoor sports retailer is conveniently located in the mountain mall at the base of Big Sky Resort. Offering a full line of the latest on and off mountain equipment, apparel and accessories, Big Sports has the gear you need when taking on Lone Peak.

    When it comes to finding a new pair of boots, look no further than their professional boot fitters for all your fitting needs. Tackling every problem and performance enhancing customization from shell shaping and grinding to completely custom footbeds, they’re here to ensure the most enjoyable on mountain experience.

  • Big Sky Snowsports School
    50 Big Sky Resort Road Big Sky, 59716
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    Learning can be big time fun. Whether it’s making your first parallel turn or completing a full twist off a rail, nothing stokes the sense of adventure quite like improving your mastery of the snow. Contact the Mountain Village Snowsports School at (406) 995-5743, or via email at, or contact the Madison Village Snowsports School at (406) 993-6062, via email at

    To help you make big leaps, Big Sky has created one of the finest Snowsports Schools in America. Our diverse staff of instructors – all certified by Professional Ski Instructors of America – and alpine guides bring a wealth of knowledge and skill with a focus on the enjoyment of your experience.

    Adult or child, group or private, ski or board, our staff can help you advance and truly experience the Biggest Skiing in America.

    Don’t forget to sign up for Boyne Rewards to earn points on your purchases at Big Sky Resort and other Boyne Resorts.

  • Lone Mountain Ranch
    750 Lone Mountain Ranch Rd Big Sky, 59716
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    Lone Mountain Ranch is Big Sky’s Winter and Summer Resort Ranch, offering either log cabin accommodations or our Ridgetop Lodge, incredible ranch cuisine, and expertly guided adventures. Winter features the top Nordic ski center in North America with 85km of groomed trails, 30km of snowshoe trails, sleigh ride dinners, guided tours into Yellowstone, and custom adventure experiences. Summer features horseback riding, kid’s program, hiking and Yellowstone tours. An ORVIS endorsed fly fishing lodge with year-round fly fishing.

    Our culinary creations are inspired by the delectable offerings of the Pacific Northwest. Guests can fulfill their gourmet desires with an extraordinary food and wine experience at the Ranch. Summer and Winter guests enjoy stays of one night to a week with the perfect customized experience. The Ranch is also a perfect place for productive small conferences, team building meetings, or family getaways and reunions.