Sightseeing on Lone Peak

By: Dan Egan Late one afternoon, I was standing at the top of Africa, one of my favorite mogul runs here at the resort, and gazing up at Lone Peak while the low angle afternoon sunlight was creating a shadow in the dark blue sky. The south-facing slope was smooth, barely a track on it; I was adrift in my thoughts. My skiing companion pierced my contemplation with a question, “What are you looking at?” …

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Experience Rest at its Biggest and Best

The great thing about skiing at Big Sky is that with nearly 6,000 acres and more than 300 runs, all situated among vast forests, sprawling landscapes and beautiful mountains, you can be one with nature while having fun and safely connecting with friends and family. Thankfully, for those times when your legs need to recover from carving, the wide-open landscape that makes the downhilling so amazing also provides countless other activities to try on rest…

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Best Places to Eat During the Ski Day

At The Biggest Skiing in America, you’ll need some serious fuel for a big day on the hill. No matter where your ski day takes you, there are some amazing places to stop in for a bite. We’ll begin where any good ski day should…breakfast. 1.    Vista Hall – Mountain Village For grab-and-go style breakfast, Vista Hall’s variety of food options can’t be beat. For a more substantial start to your day, grab a…

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Big Sky Mountain Biking For Beginners (Flow Trails Are Your Friend)

By Annie Fast I recently got back into mountain biking and, wow, the game has changed! What changed? Two words—flow trails. These trails are an alternate to traditional technical trails; they’re generally machine-built wide and smooth, with banked turns and rolling terrain. And Big Sky Resort is packed with them. When you combine freeride trails with modern mountain bikes, it is seriously like a whole new sport—one everyone should try. If you’re just getting back…

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Flow-State Resort Days (and how to do it with a 5-year-old)

By Tess Weaver Strokes Of the hundreds of reasons why skiing reigns supreme above other sports, perhaps the most underrated is the ability to travel with your child to practically any ski destination in the country and be guaranteed full-day child care and/or ski school. Think about it – surf breaks don’t offer registered childcare under the palapa. Mountain bike trailheads don’t include certified instructors standing by to take your kids for a three-hour lesson.…

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