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


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  • 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

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


Resort Map

Google piste view


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.


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12/02/2019 Andrew Piscina

Excellently groomed pistes and lots of potential off-piste. It was really empty when we went (end of Jan). Generally a resort for older skiers - I am 55 and felt relatively young :) but this was a major advantage as we sometimes never saw anybody on a whole run. Would like to go back with my wife but only for 3 or 4 days. Would possibly prefer to stay at the middle village where there would be more variety of restaurants, bars and shops.

27/03/2018 Mitch Webster

Great time, snow and queues brilliant.

27/03/2018 Steve Gow

Stayed at the resort and hotel before and returned as we had 'unfinished business' with the mountain. It's all about the snow, the skiing and the terrain for us. There is no other reason to go to Big Sky for a long holiday as the restaurants are seriously limited in volume and the quality and VfM of some this year was poor. I felt the the food this year was not as good as 5 years ago and contrasted massively from excellent (Bucks T4, Andiamo, Carabiner and to really poor (Hummers and sorry to say the main restaurant at the Summit for evening meals). But as I say its all about snow and the expansion of the terrain since five years ago really adds to the resort and we had a fab time although it came at a cost as this holiday was expensive. So unless the US dollar something drastic - back to Canada next year.

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