Big Sky

Resort Description

Big Sky Resort is located in Montana between Bozeman-Yellowstone Airport and Yellowstone National Park. In 2013 Big Sky Resort integrated two neighboring resorts to become truly the Biggest Skiing in America offering single lift ticket access to 5,800 skiable acres across four mountains connected via chairlifts with a variety of terrain abilities. Kids 10 years old and younger ski and stay free when lodging in Big Sky Resort’s hotels, condos, cabins or individual homes.

Terrain Breakdown

15 percent beginner; 24 percent intermediate; 61 percent advanced

The Bottom Line

The Biggest Skiing in America. Big Sky Resort is the largest ski resort in the United States with 5,800 skiable acres and 4,350’ vertical drop.


State: Montana
Annual Snowfall: 400 inches
Vertical Drop: 4,350 feet
Ticket Prices: $103
Skiable Acres: 5,800
Number of Trails: 298
Number of Lifts: 29
Parks & Pipes: 6 parks
Backcountry Access Policy: 2 backcountry gates accessed via Lone Peak Tram
Nearest Airport: Bozeman, Montana
Hotels/Lodging: Huntley Lodge, Shoshone Condominium Hotel, The Summit Hotel, Village Center, Whitewater Inn, multiple condominiums, cabins and luxury homes.
Local Restaurants: New on mountain restaurant top of Ramcharger, Andiamo Italian Grille, Carabiner, Chet’s Bar & Grill, Fondue Stube, Huntley Dining Room, Lone Peak Café, Whiskey Jack’s, Headwaters Grille, Peak’s Restaurant.
Local Bars: Whiskey Jack’s, Chet Bar & Grill, Carabiner, Andiamo Italian Grille, M.R. Hummers, Scissorbills Saloon.
Season Highlights: 01/17/15 & 01/24/15: SnoBar
February: Dummy Jump
March/April: Sunset Saturdays
04/18/15: Pond Skim
Phone: (800) 548-4486
Twitter: @BigSkyResort
Instagram: @BigSkyResort