Save on your trip by renting snow sports apparel from Arrive

Many snow sports enthusiasts already rent their skis, boots and board in order to save money and ease travel. Now guests to Big Sky Resort can further reduce costs and streamline travel by renting all the gear they need to wear on the slopes—pants, jackets, goggles, gloves and base layers for only 10 percent of the cost of purchasing them. Arrive Outdoors, Big Sky’s exclusive apparel and accessory rental partner, offers dozens of premium brands…

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Mountain updates: Four new snowcats, increased grooming, and new trail in Shedhorn area

Four new snowcats will debut on the mountain at Big Sky this winter season, providing the meticulously groomed slopes that greet skiers each morning of the ski season. The new fleet includes four new Prinoth Bison S snowcats, which align with Big Sky’s commitment to sustainable initiatives and environmental responsibility. The new snowcats feature low energy consumption and sustainable environmental protection with increased efficiency and performance. With low fuel consumption and a 90% reduction in…

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Big Sky Resort introduces triple black diamond trail rating

Big Sky Resort has long been revered by skiers who love the steep, vast terrain and big mountain skiing. Skiing Lone Peak is truly unlike any other resort experience in the lower 48. Big Sky Ski Patrol works diligently to make some of the steepest and most complex inbounds routes open and available to the public. Triple Black Diamond Terrain This season, Big Sky Ski Patrol has designated certain trails as triple black diamond to…

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Hot off the Press: Big Sky on the Cover

New Coffee Table Book: The Man Behind the Maps: Legendary Ski Artist James Niehues Have you ever noticed that nearly every ski resort trail map has the same artistic signature tucked in the trees in the lower right corner? That’s because one man, James Niehues, has painted over 200 individual resort trail maps – by hand! And now these true works of art have been compiled together in a handsome new coffee table book The…

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RFID scanning technology makes the ski day even more seamless

Gone are the days of paper tickets, removing gloves, and fumbling with lanyards to present a ticket or pass to load the chairlifts at Big Sky. This summer, Big Sky Resort will install Axess smart gates equipped with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology at select lifts that serve as access points to the mountain. RFID allows a ticket or season pass to be scanned from inside a pocket, keeping hands warm and ski days smooth.…

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