Progress on Swift Current 6

This summer, Doppelmayr and Big Sky Mountain Operations are getting a head start on construction for the new Swift Current 6 chairlift.   Although Covid delayed the construction of Swift Current 6 to summer 2021, the resort is getting ahead of a tight construction cycle. Teams are beginning foundation work to set the stage for a full lift replacement during summer 2021.   The existing Swift Current chairlift will continue to run during the upcoming winter season. For those who did not get a chance to say goodbye to the Swifty quad last season, there will be a chance to do so this…

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Virtual Skiing: The Best of Pond Skim

For our third installment of Virtual Skiing, we’re honoring a Big Sky tradition: Pond Skim. As the holiest of spring skiing holidays, Pond Skim requires sheer determination and killer outfits as contestants try to ski, sink or swim across an Olympic-swimming-pool-sized pond in the base area.   To host this event, the Big Sky Resort Terrain Parks Crew carefully builds the pond out of snow and fills it with water. Despite looking tropical, this water is…

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