Big Sky

The best part about a ski holiday to Big Sky is that it’s considered home to some of the “Biggest skiing in America” with more than 5,800 acres of skiable terrain spread across four mountains and a massive vertical drop of 1,326 metres. Powder stashes abound with a consistent snowfall up to 10 metres per season with magnificent views.


Big Sky gives the illusion of having the mountain all to yourself where you can escape the crowds and enjoy  stunning views while exploring the expansive network of trails on offer.  Home to some of the best expert and advanced terrain in California spread across 5,800 acres of terrain and four mountains connected by 34 lifts. There are also plenty of groomed cruisers for intermediate riders and trails for beginners. Take the Lone Peak tram which reaches heights of  3,403 metres to reach steeps and chutes perfect for the expert rider.  Big Sky offers a variety of on mountain amenities and a family friendly environment.

  • Lone Peak Tram
  • Expert and advanced terrain
  • Family friendly

Photo Credit: Jeff Engerbretson

Mountain Statistics


Top Elevation 3,403 Metres
Base Elevation 2,072 Metres
Vertical Drop 1,325 Metres
Lifts 36 lifts
Runs 317
Ave Annual Snowfall 1,016 cms
Terrain Beginner 15%
Terrain Intermediate 25%
Terrain Advanced 42%
Terrain Expert 18%
Ski in / Ski out Yes


Trail Maps

Other Activities

At Big Sky there is more on offer than just world-class skiing and snowboarding with amazing adventures adding to your ski/board winter experience.

Zip Line Tours
Zip your way down the mountain on one of four adrenaline filled zip lines spanning up to 457 metres long and 45 metres above the ground. Want more of a challenge? Why not race your friends on the Twin Zipline

Dog Sledding
Experience Big Sky from a different vantage point. Glide your way through the stunning mountains with a team of huskies pulling you along.

Cruise via snowmobile through wide open meadows and deep powder

Explore the calm and serene back country of Big sky at your own pace on snowshoes

Yellowstone National Park
Enjoy a day trip to the untamed wilderness of Yellowstone National Park

Getting There

Getting to Big Sky

Big Sky is located in south central Montana. Fly into the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport located a short 45 minute drive from the resort.

Ask our Active Travel Experts to assist you in prearranging transfers or a rental car for your stay.


Big Sky has a variety of accommodation options to choose from.

Contact our Active Travel Experts for insider tips on where to stay and tailor-made ski/board experiences.

© Jeff Engerbretson