Winter Adventure in Big Sky, MT

The Biggest Skiing in America

Winter Events

  • Christmas Stroll
  • Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and Buffet
  • Big Sky Grass Festival
  • 12th Annual Dummy Jump
  • 11th Annual Snowshoe Shuffle
  • Headwaters Spring Runoff
  • Subaru Freeride Series
  • Annual Pond Skim

  • Winter Activities

  • Rent some nordic skies and go on a cross-country adventure through Big Sky's 80 kilometers of groomed trails.
  • View Montana through a different perspective by gliding through the land on a dog sled tour.
  • The Moonlight Lodge is home to wacky and fun après ski entertainment.
  • Big Sky's ice skating rinks are located as close to the mountain side as possible, offering great fun and views at the same time.
  • Want to escape the cold? Big Sky has great shopping so you can find that perfect souvenir.
  • Skiing and snowboarding is the main, and best, reason to visit Big Sky in the winter, and with 400 annual inches of snowfall, there is plenty to ski on.
  • What is more Romantic than a sleigh ride through the sparkling snow under the big, starry skies?
  • Go on a snowshoeing trip through Big Sky or Yellowstone National Park and experience peace and tranquility.

    Big Sky Resort
    Season DatesNov 28 - Apr 20
    Number of Mountains
    Total Skiable Acres
    Base Elevation
    Number of Runs
    Average Snowfall
    6,800 feet
    Terrain Breakdown
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  • Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport~ 51 miles from Big Sky
  • Bert Mooney Airport~ 123 miles from Big Sky

  • About Big Sky, MT

    Big Sky, Montana lives up to its name, with expansive vistas that stretch out over seemingly endless miles of stunning scenery. Home to soaring mountaintops and bountiful powder, Montana offers limitless chances for exploration and fun in the wintertime. The numbers back up the claim for the “Biggest Skiing in America” with 5,500+ skiable acres and an average 400+ inches of annual snowfall. Ski and snowboard areas such as Big Sky Resort and Moonlight Basin provide thousands of acres of long, winding groomers, steep chutes, spanning powder-filled bowls, and diverse backcountry terrain. Countless vacationers visit Big Sky Montana to escape the hectic pace of modern life.

    Non-Stop Flights

    Flying into Bozeman Yellowston International Airport:

  • New York, NY (LGA) via Delta Airlines
  • Newark, NJ (EWR) via United Airlines
  • Los Angeles, CA (LAX) via Delta and United Airlines
  • San Francisco (SFO) via United Airlines
  • Las Vegas,NV (LVN) via Allegiant Airlines
  • Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) via Delta Airlines
  • Denver, CO (DEN) via United and Frontier Airlines
  • Houston, TX (IAH) via United Airlines
  • Minneapolis/Saint Paul, MN (MSP) via Delta Airlines
  • Chicago, IL (ORD) via United Airlines
  • Atlanta, GA (ATL) via Delta Airlines

  • Highlighted Properties in Big Sky

    Vacation Homes:
    A vacation home is the perfect way to feel at home and comfortable while on a winter vacation.


    The perfect condo can set the tone for your entire summer vacation.


    Choose from a wide selection of hotels to find the one that fits your needs and puts you near the mountainside.


    Best Way to Experience Big Sky

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: The Cafe at the Inn on the Gallatin $
  • Lunch: Gallatin Riverhouse Grill$
  • Afternoon: Spend your day shredding the slopes at Big Sky Resort, and spend the day switching between three great mountains.
  • Dinner: Montana Dinner Yurt $$
  • Night Life: Lone Peak Brewery $

  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: Bugaboo Cafe $
  • Lunch: Black Kettle Burritos $
  • Afternoon: Embark on a snowshoeing tour though Big Sky's winter wonderland.
  • Dinner: Cinnamon Lodge $$
  • Night Life: Choppers Grub & Pub $