Visiting Big Sky
Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Big Sky.
- Season opens26 Nov 2020
- Season closes18 Apr 2021
- Restaurants | Bars21 | 8
- Nearest Airport Bozeman
- Nearest Train Station —
- Tourist Office Website
- Tourist Office Phone—
Big Sky Features
The terrain at Big Sky includes::
- Terrain Parks1
- Ski Hire—
What's it like at Big Sky resort?
Big Sky, in the United States (Montana State), is a large resort with 36 lifts (inc 24 chair lifts and 12 surface lifts) that offers skiers an incredible 1326 metres (4350 feet) of vertical descent. Big Sky has 5800 acres of terrain over 300 trails with a total length of 136 kilometers (85 miles). Big Sky is best suited to advanced skiers and snowboarders but there is some terrain for beginners and intermediate skiers. We have no information about the existence of any cross country ski trails at Big Sky. For snowboarders, there is a terrain park and a half pipe. A small proportion of the trails at Big Sky are covered by snowmaking. The closest airport is at Bozeman but the transfer time is 1.5 hours. There is accommodation located close to the pistes but we would welcome additional information about any hotels or chalets in Big Sky.
Latest photos from Big Sky. View all photos at the Big Sky gallery page.
Explore Big Sky Location Map
Interactive Big Sky trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.
Big Sky Live Weather
|Resort||Snow Depth||Temp. (°C)||Wind (km/h)||Weather|
|Top Lift:||1.9 m|
|Bottom Lift:||1.3 m|
When's the snowiest month to visit Big Sky?
What's the snow currently like in Big Sky
A summary of the current snow conditions in Big Sky. View more information on the Big Sky detailed snow report page.
- Piste ConditionSpring snow
- Off-piste Condition—
|Upper snow depth:||190 cm|
|Lower snow depth:||130 cm|
Visitor Reviews of Big Sky
Montana Mel from United States writes:
In the past few years, Big Sky has been discovered. No longer a sleepy giant, there are now lift lines. Maybe because Montana had the best snow in the USA in 2018, and maybe due to the addition of the Ikon pass; either way there are now lots more people; don't count on powder lasting beyond noon, where in the past it might have lasted for days. Lines are much shorter or non-existent in April, when sunshine can be intense. If you enjoy dining out, plan on a few trips to Town Center or Highway 191 on the Skyline shuttle for the best food.
Resorts close to Big Sky
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