Big Sky Ski Resort, located in south central Montana, is huge. It boasts 300 trails, 5,800 acres of terrain, and a hefty 4,350 foot vertical drop with a top elevation of 11,150 feet giving skiers and riders access to more skiing than anywhere else in the United States. It’s no wonder that Big Sky Ski Resort is one of the highest rated mountains for terrain variety in the U.S.
The resort offers some of the best expert and advanced terrain anywhere in the world. You’ll find great steeps, tree skiing, and marvelous bowls, and great powder. But Big Sky Ski Resort has excellent slopes for all ability levels. 43% of the trails are deemed as beginner and intermediate runs. Where beginners and intermediate skiers can experience a huge amount of terrain with great grooming and wonderful snow quality. It also one of the most uncrowded resorts you’ll ever experience. The lift lines were almost non-existent. With all of this varied terrain, Big Sky Ski Resort is a great mountain.
Big Sky Ski Resort has everything one would expect from a modern ski resort including a variety of dining, lodging, and shopping possibilities. But the rest of the village lacks dining variety and does not have much nightlife for the party crowd. But, if you look around, you will find something at Big Sky Ski Resort to suit your taste. If you are looking for more options, you will need to drive out about 15 minutes.
Big Sky Ski Resort Notable Trails:
- The very exposed and off-piste North Summit Snowfields, from Lone Peak down to Moonlight Basin, will widen your eyes and expand your horizons.
- North Summit Snowfields
Big Sky Ski Resort Tips:
- Try the outstanding restaurants, bars, museums, galleries and shops of Bozeman, an hour’s drive from Big Sky Ski Resort down gorgeous Gallatin Canyon.
- Try Big Sky Ski Resorts complimentary mountain guide service to get the most of the mountain.