Preparing to Drop into the Big Couloir

By: Dan Egan For skiers and riders looking for an adventure that is a uniquely Big Sky experience, dropping into the Big Couloir is on top of the list. The mystique associated with this classic North American ski descent abounds far beyond the resort, as skiers worldwide have “The Big” on their bucket list.  The question most asked about the Big Couloir is: “How hard is it?” and “Am I good enough to try it?” …

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The Best Groomers, According to a Lifelong Big Sky Skier

By: Brenna Kelleher Big Sky Resort offers some of the best terrain variety in the West for skiers seeking long, cruisy runs down a perfect carpet of corduroy. Though known for its big mountain skiing, there’s a side to Big Sky that’s beloved by many, but doesn’t get the same limelight – the groomers. With 3,200 acres of beginner and intermediate terrain (which is larger than most ski resorts in total!) you can ski for…

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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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