How To Do A Kid Friendly Weekend In Big Sky

This weekend, kid-sized adventures were exactly our game. With a day pass offering more activities than there is daylight and centrally located in the Big Sky Mountain Village, Basecamp is perfect for kids to bite off Big Sky-sized adventures in bite-sized portions. My wife and I were hosting our eight-year-old niece Claire. It was her first time trying out the activities at Basecamp. Lone Peak Expedition We had our sights set on the Lone Peak…

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Three Days in Big Sky, Montana: An Itinerary for Adventure

By Sophie Tsairis If you’ve ever been to Montana, you’ve surely heard of Lone Peak. Standing at 11,166 feet halfway between West Yellowstone and Bozeman, it’s a striking pyramid visible from all over the region. And while Big Sky Resort is known for its world class winters, summers here are also spectacular. White water rafting, fly fishing and hiking are right out the back door, and Yellowstone National Park is literally down the road. The…

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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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Major upgrade to Big Sky’s Mountain Village underway

This summer, Big Sky Resort is re-envisioning its dining, après ski, restrooms and lockers in the Mountain Village base area. Renovations are currently underway to introduce a modern food hall for the 2019-2020 ski season. All-new cuisine options will greet skiers next winter, including sushi flown in fresh from both coasts, a ramen station, a taqueria, stone-fired pizza, specialty coffee and crepe stations, plus a deli and grill serving soups, sandwiches, and other items. The…

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New skier parking lot added for 2019-2020 ski season

Big Sky Resort will construct over 250 new parking spaces for the 2019-2020 ski season. The new parking spaces is phase one of a long-term parking plan to add over 500 parking spaces near the ski slopes. This new parking will be located in Mountain Village, east of the current parking, located downhill from the existing lot. Skiers will have a choice of walking the short distance to the slopes, or taking the parking shuttle…

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