Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Big Sky Resort

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Overall Rating: 4.4

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 69
  • Terrain Park
  • 4.0
  • Nightlife
  • 2.5

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 64%
  • Beginner
  • 41%
  • Families
  • 68%
  • Intermediate
  • 62%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 55%
  • Advanced
  • 67%

Helpful Highlights:

Between this and Moonlight Basin, owned by the same company, the most skiable acres of any resort in North America. Minimal wait times even on the busiest d...

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  • 5


    by torchy3615 - 19th March 2009

    Pros: Endless terrain, ski your socks off!

    Cons: Sparse night life: as if you'd have the energy left!

    What a friendly place, and I'm sure you're tired of hearing it, but, NO LIFT LINES! The terrain is endless with something for everyone and good separation... Full review

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  • 3

    Watch yourself

    by findpow - 16th March 2009

    Pros: Endless terrain, VERTICAL, WInd

    Cons: Rocks, minimal tree skiing, spendy tickets, WInd

    Big sky has the amount of terrain it could handle 5 times what it gets on its busiest day of the year. Plenty of novice terrain for families or flatland va... Full review

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  • 5


    by rapman58 - 14th March 2009



    As the kids say, this place is "off the hook". Varied terrain for all - though leaning towards the expert/advanced, but something for everyone. Lift lines n... Full review

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  • 5


    by b_rad - 24th February 2009

    Pros: Sweet lifties

    Cons: no gondola

    Big Sky is great! Good snow, super friendly staff at the lifts. only wish they had a gondola... A good breakfast place other than the cafeteria would be nic... Full review

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  • 5

    Big Sky

    by mdavidjohnson - 23rd February 2009

    Pros: Terrain, Steepness,

    Cons: Destroys gear

    The 11,166 foot Lone Peak is home to both Big Sky Resort and Moonlight Basin and is considered the biggest skiing and snowboarding in the United States feat... Full review

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  • 5

    affordable for families

    by sumama - 23rd February 2009

    Pros: no lift lines, no crowding on the slopes,pleasuable experience for us all

    Cons: wish the ariport was closer to the resort and that there were more flights available

    very family friendly, courteous lift operators and resort staff. made it a great experience. This could become our favorite. not to mention great snow and b... Full review

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