Skier’s Guide to the Lone Peak Tram

Everybody remembers their first ride up the Lone Peak Tram. While ascending 1,450 vertical feet in four minutes with no more than 15 skiers and riders, it is impossible not to be wowed by the view of Lone Mountain’s towering summit and the surrounding Big Sky landscape. But if the journey to the top is extraordinary, it is the ski down that makes access to the Lone Peak Tram unforgettable. Once a rider offloads, 300…

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Top 5 Moments from the 2020-21 Ski Season

The 2020-2021 season was unlike any other. We learned about goggle fog management and smiling with our eyes while wearing masks, but most importantly, we have a new appreciation for each day of skiing. We made it through together thanks to our team members, guests, and Big Sky community. So, without further ado, let’s look back at our top 5 moments from this winter season. 5. The view from the Titanic Deck at 11,000ft. 4.…

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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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Sightseeing on Lone Peak

By: Dan Egan Late one afternoon, I was standing at the top of Africa, one of my favorite mogul runs here at the resort, and gazing up at Lone Peak while the low angle afternoon sunlight was creating a shadow in the dark blue sky. The south-facing slope was smooth, barely a track on it; I was adrift in my thoughts. My skiing companion pierced my contemplation with a question, “What are you looking at?” …

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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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