Big Sky Resort Announces Summer Operations

As the days get longer and warmer, Big Sky Resort will begin a phased opening for summer activities on Friday, May 22. Phase two of summer operations will begin on July 1. GOLF To kick off Memorial Day Weekend, Big Sky Resort Golf Course will open on Friday, May 22. Reservations for tee times are available online now. Golf memberships will be available online on Tuesday, May 12, providing season-long access at a discounted rate…

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How To Do A Kid-Friendly Weekend In Big Sky

This weekend, kid-sized adventures were exactly our game. Big Sky’s Basecamp is perfect for kids to bite off Big Sky-sized adventures in bite-sized portions. My wife and I were hosting our eight-year-old niece Claire. It was her first time trying out the activities at Basecamp. Lone Peak Expedition We had our sights set on the Lone Peak Expedition, a guided tour to the top of Big Sky’s iconic Lone Peak. Dressed in layers and shouldering…

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Three Days in Big Sky, Montana: An Itinerary for Adventure

By Sophie Tsairis If you’ve ever been to Montana, you’ve surely heard of Lone Peak. Standing at 11,166 feet halfway between West Yellowstone and Bozeman, it’s a striking pyramid visible from all over the region. And while Big Sky Resort is known for its world class winters, summers here are also spectacular. White water rafting, fly fishing and hiking are right out the back door, and Yellowstone National Park is literally down the road. The…

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The Lone Peak Tram has serious skiing and spectacular summer scenery

I’ve spent many days on the summit of Lone Peak: As a former ski patroller, it was my “office” for five winters. At 11,166 feet, it is one of the highest peaks in the area, and on sunny days I loved looking down on the sweeping flanks and high, wild basins of Fan and Cedar Mountains. Receiving 400 inches of annual snowfall—over 33 feet—the peak sees fierce weather conditions and is host to some of…

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