Big Sky Ski Holidays

Big Sky has some big terrain and the quietest slopes in the West. Lone Peak offers scary skiing as well as gentle tree-lined groomers. There’s genuinely something for everyone here.
James Rivers
Product Manager - USA
Big Sky has some big terrain and the quietest slopes in the West. Lone Peak offers scary skiing as well as gentle tree-lined groomers. There’s genuinely something for everyone here.
James Rivers
Product Manager - USA

Summary

4
Beginner
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Intermediate
4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
Advanced
  • Family Friendly
  • Non-Ski Activities
  • Quick Transfer Time

With no major cities nearby, the big attraction of Big Sky's huge ski area is that it’s never busy on the slopes.

When Big Sky merged with Moonlight Basin in 2013 it became one of North America’s largest resorts. With fantastic terrain and around 10 metres of powder each season, journeying to this Montana gem is well worth it.

The scope for intermediates is fantastic, while experts can ride the tram to the top of Lone Peak. Purpose built, Big Sky’s Mountain Village is low key, with good restaurants, plus a few bars and shops. You’ll find more amenities in Big Sky town but this resort is more about the skiing than nightlife.

While there’s a huge amount of skiing to be had on Big Sky ski holidays, it’s worth taking a daytrip to Yellowstone National Park (an hour away). And with Jackson Hole and Grand Targhee within driving distance, you could experience all three on a Yellowstone Ski Safari.

Every holiday is tailor-made, just for you.

Call 01273 224060 for advice from our ski specialists.

Resort Guide

Big Sky Resort Guide

Make the most of your Big Sky ski holiday with our insider tips.

Resort stats

Season
December to April
Nearest airport
Bozeman
Flight time
9 hours + 3 hours
Direct flight
No, 1 or 2 stop
Transfer time
1 hour
Transport
Transfer or car hire
Elevation
11,166 ft
Vertical drop
4,350 ft
Ski area
3,812 acres
Ski lifts
21
Runs
150
Grade
20% expert
40% advanced
26% intermediates
14% beginners

Maps

Resort Map

Google piste view

Accommodation

With reliably high standards, Big Sky has an excellent variety of accommodation options. Many of our guests stay at the 3*+ Huntley Lodge or 4* Village Centre, both of which have swimming pools. For a little more luxury, The 4* Summit is a good option, or there are cabin-style town homes with private hot-tubs for larger families and groups.

We’ve stayed at or visited all of our Big Sky accommodation options, so call us for advice and we’ll recommend the best ones for you.

Featured accommodation

  • Close to Ski School
  • Close to Slopes
  • Close to Village
  • Hot Tub
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pool
  • Ski-in Ski-out
The Huntley Lodge is tasteful, convenient and just steps from the Explorer Lift.
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
The Village Centre has ski-in ski-out access and is one of the buildings making up the resort centre.

Reviews

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21/04/2017 Rachel Frost

Great resort for getting ski miles under your belt, varied runs for all levels. The lifts are very dated and not good value in relation to how costly the lift pass is. This is the main criticism of the resort. If you don't have a car not much choice for dining in an evening if you are staying for more than 4 nights

17/03/2017 Kevin Clinton

Poor resort. Not enough bars and restaurants. Food was very limited.

23/02/2016 Jan Clifford

Lovely long runs for all abilities. Staying slopeside here was definitely the best thing to do as all very convenient.

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