Beehive Basin: The Crown Jewel of Wildflowers

By: Emily Stifler Wolfe After Montana’s long, snowy winters, summer here can feel like heaven. And there’s nothing quite like the array of wildflowers that paint the high country in brilliant colors from June through August. Just north of Big Sky Resort, Beehive Basin is one of the most accessible spots in the region to catch the summer bloom. Between June and August, nearly 300 species of wildflowers grow in the basin, according to Montana…

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Best Hikes in Big Sky, Montana

Mountains are a big part of what Big Sky is all about. That goes for both winter when the skiing is world-class and in the warmer months when hiking becomes a must-do activity. Exploring the resort and its surroundings by foot is a great way to get immersed in Montana’s wild landscapes. To start, we’ve called out some of the top trails to hit in the Big Sky area. Hiking Best Practices Before taking your…

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4 Reasons to Buy a Big Sky Resort Season Pass

Getting a season pass is a rite of passage for anyone who wants to experience the fun, freedom, and thrill of multiple days carving lines for the best value. Along with great skiing, Big Sky Season Passes offer a variety of discounts and perks that can transform any year from average to amazing. Here are four reasons to get yours now: 1. More Practice, More Pleasure Ski more. It sounds simple but the convenience of…

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Skiing Saves Lives: 20 years of Big Sky Youth Empowerment

By: Emily Stifler Wolfe Sitting on the Six Shooter Chairlift at Big Sky Resort, 15-year-old Adrian squints as he pulls off his helmet. He runs a hand through his dark curly hair and looks up at the peak. “I just needed a different scenery—a different place to be,” he says, describing the challenges he’d faced at home, at school and with the law. Adrian found that in Big Sky Youth Empowerment, a Bozeman-based nonprofit that…

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