The Lone Peak Tram has serious skiing and spectacular summer scenery

I’ve spent many days on the summit of Lone Peak: As a former ski patroller, it was my “office” for five winters. At 11,166 feet, it is one of the highest peaks in the area, and on sunny days I loved looking down on the sweeping flanks and high, wild basins of Fan and Cedar Mountains. Receiving 400 inches of annual snowfall—over 33 feet—the peak sees fierce weather conditions and is host to some of…

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Two new bucket list ski experiences at Big Sky

Are you a first chair person? Or is last chair more your thing? Big Sky Resort has upped the ante on both – launching First Tracks & Everett’s Breakfast and Headlamp Night Skiing. Both experiences allow unprecedented access to Big Sky Resort, before lifts open to the public, and after they close for the day. If dawn patrol and breakfast is your thing, First Tracks & Everett’s Breakfast is the place to be. First Tracks…

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