Big Sky Resort to Open for Summer Season

As the days get longer and warmer, Big Sky Resort will begin a phased opening for summer activities on Friday, May 22. “Our leadership team has been working diligently to develop a summer operations plan that follows state and local health guidelines, and takes the safety of our guests, employees, and community seriously,” said Troy Nedved, general manager, Big Sky Resort. GOLF To kick off Memorial Day Weekend, Big Sky Resort Golf Course will open…

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Virtual Skiing: Local Legends of Big Sky

Big Sky is a big mountain with an even bigger soul. So much of what makes this place special has nothing to do with skiing at all – it’s the people who call this place home.    This week, we’re highlighting a few of our local legends. These skiers embody the spirit of Lone Mountain, and each bring a unique flavor of skiing to Big Sky. Without these people, Big Sky wouldn’t be the place it is today.  Here’s our fifth installment of Virtual Skiing, taking you into…

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Virtual Skiing: Thank You, Big Sky

This week’s Virtual Skiing blog doesn’t actually involve any skiing. It’s about the Big Sky community finding silver linings, spreading positivity, and coming together. On Sunday, April 19th, in lieu of a proper closing day at Big Sky Resort, the Big Sky community celebrated in a creative way. Instead of riding a favorite lift one last time and savoring the last few lift-serviced runs, our town came together to host the Big Sky CARE-avan, a…

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New Ski Lift Construction Postponed at Big Sky Resort

Big Sky Resort has postponed installation of the new Swift Current ski lift until the summer of 2021. The lift had been scheduled for a summer 2020 installation and complete in time to open for the 2020-21 ski season. “Proceeding with a complex and deadline sensitive construction project during the current COVID-19 emergency would not be a prudent decision,” said Troy Nedved, general manager of operations at Big Sky Resort. According to Nedved, concerns about…

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Virtual Skiing: Inspirational Stories from Lone Mountain

Today is Friday, April 3, and it’s been almost three weeks since Big Sky stopped spinning chairlifts. We’ve been through many stages of grief: shock, denial, anger, sadness, acceptance. And now? Well, we just miss skiing. And chairlifts. And the way the sun hits Lone Mountain in the morning. We figured you might be missing it too. So, we scoured the internet and found a few Big Sky stories to entertain, to lighten the mood,…

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