Big Sky

United States

The residents of the village of Big Sky have chosen the area as their home, and that’s the feeling visitors get when they arrive there. Amidst peaks that reach into the sky, some over 10,000 feet high, skiers can enjoy over 250 km of slopes for all skill levels. It’s nearly impossible not to be impressed by the breathtaking landscape. Serving as the gateway to the wonders of Yellowstone National Park, south of Montana, seize the surprises and highlights of the village of Big Sky. Beyond skiing, there are plenty of activities to enjoy, including the charming Madison Base, a small family base near the Moonlight Mercantile, an excellent starting point for venturing onto the slopes. The region of the resort experiences an annual average snowfall of over 10 meters during the peak winter season, and it boasts 38 lifts that transport skiers to the best spots with incredible views and challenging black diamond slopes.


Northern Hemisphere November to April


Base - 6,797 feet
Top - 11,148 feet


15% - Beginner
25% - Intermediate
42% - Advanced
18% - Expert




Gondola < 10
Gourmet Restaurant
On Mountain Dining - Regular Lift / Gondola Access


In the village: Perfect for aprè-ski and also for quiet lunches and dinners, the Carabiner restaurant offers dishes from different nationalities and a beautiful view of Lone Peak. At the foot of Madison Mountain, Headwaters Grille is a classic ski restaurant with an extensive interior, serving great options for grills, salads, quick snacks and hot soups. On the Mountain: In a traditional mountain cabin, Everett's combines European influence with regional cuisine from Big Sky, one of the resort's most beautiful restaurants. Working on the farm-to-table concept, the Horn & Cantle restaurant prepares dishes with different types of meat, fresh vegetables and local spices. If you're in the mood for lunch on the mountain, whether you're indulging in a wagyu burger, filet mignon with peppers, or a hearty soup to warm you up, enjoy a full menu at the Shedhorn Grill.


In Big Sky you can have fun practicing adventure sports, such as whitewater rafting and canoeing, fly fishing for trout on the famous Gallatin River, watching rodeos during the summer, and even playing a round of golf on the mountain. Additionally, the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center, named for the ski movie director, hosts national and international events year-round.


Children can climb the newly built Kircher Park treehouse, where you can also fish the southern branch of the Gallatin River. In Yellowstone National Park, an hour from Big Sky, children can see wild animals such as bears and wolves, the Junior Ranger and Young Scientist programs offer children aged 4 to 10 years an educational way to see the park's locations and still earn a badge at the end of the day.


For souvenirs in Big Sky, visit Lone Mountain Ranch Outdoor Shop, Sugarbuzz and The Cave Spirits & Gifts


The Saloon at Lone Mountain Ranch offers a true après-ski experience that is well worth checking out after your day of skiing, it's a great place to grab a drink, listen to live music and experience the best of Big Sky. Montana Jack, located on the Mountain Mall in Big Sky's Mountain Village, is one of the easiest places to enjoy après-ski, specializing in burgers and craft beers.


Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport: 50 miles


Lodging Options

Montage Big Sky

Nestled in the Spanish Peaks mountains and just 45 minutes from Yellowstone National Park, Montage Big Sky stands as the premier luxury resort in the region. With ski-in/ski-out access, it offers rooms, suites, and elegant residences. Noteworthy is the spa, a true sanctuary of well-being, along with gastronomic experiences inspired…