The Traverses of Big Sky: The Underappreciated Avenues to Adventure

By: Dan Egan and Ben Brosseau The traverses of Big Sky are legendary: the Yeti Traverse off of Lone Peak, the Turkey Traverse in the Bowl, or the Alder Gulch and Cold Spring Traverse are just a few that hold the allure of mountain lore. Traveling these traverses, you will be transported from one adventure to another, and tapping into this horizontal network will expand your mountain experience.   There are a few traversing basics to…

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Hiking the Headwaters & A-Zs

By Erik Morrison Adventure is the spice of life, or so they say. If that is the case, then Big Sky certainly serves up some of the spiciest terrain in the lower 48. So spicy in fact, that they added an extra diamond to a few zones last year so freeriders would think twice before biting off more than they could chew. There are plenty of steeper and more famous lift-accessed trophy lines in the…

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Boyne Resorts Moves To 100% Renewable Electric Energy Across North American Operations

Boyne Resorts recently announced a renewable energy purchase commitment with CMS Enterprises, a CMS Energy subsidiary, that entirely offsets electric energy consumption at its resorts and facilities throughout North America as of Jan. 1, 2021. The purchase is among numerous environmental initiatives and newly established goals that are part of the company’s evolving, long-term sustainability plan, named “ForeverProject”. The plan’s marquee goal is to achieve net zero emissions by 2030 and working with CMS Enterprises…

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Once a skier, always a skier: How one man finds freedom on the mountain without using his legs

By Jodi Hausen | Originally Written in 2019 It’s February 21, 2019 and single-digit temps at Big Sky Resort but the sun is out and CJ Revtai is ready to rip down the mountain. First though, he needs to get into his ski gear. CJ, then 26, started skiing when he was 3 years old at Seven Springs Mountain Resort southeast of Pittsburgh. He moved to Big Sky a few years ago to work at…

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How to make your ski trip to Big Sky carbon-neutral

A ski trip to Big Sky is all about deep snow, clean air, and pristine scenery. That’s why we’re so passionate about environmental sustainability and doing all we can to preserve and protect the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem today and into the future. The Big Picture, Big Sky Resort’s sustainability initiative, outlines our goal to eliminate Big Sky Resort’s atmospheric impact by operating with net-zero carbon emissions by 2030.  This winter, we invite guests to make their trips to Big Sky carbon-neutral by offsetting travel emissions. Through…

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