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
  • 67.5
  • 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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  • 4

    From a Local

    by Mattyb547 - 30th September 2011

    Pros: tram, trees, amount of terrain, steeps, cliffs

    Cons: No: nightlife, good food, affordable lodging, basic accomidations

    I am a local and feel I can give a great review for anyone coming to town, so here it goes. Big Sky is a great resort if you are looking to go on a "S... Full review

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  • 5

    Big Sky -appropriately named

    by jaseskildsen - 6th March 2011

    Pros: great terrain, great lifts, awesome park, decent price

    Cons: snows less than in Utah I guess?

    I cant put 6 stars on the downhill terrain? dang... Before big sky, the last time I was scared to go down a run was when I was 12. That changed my freshman ... Full review

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  • 5

    Big Sky Montana

    by Coldsmoker - 18th February 2011

    Pros: Steeps, Snow, lack of crowds, Challenger lift, tree skiing, the SIZE!

    Cons: The flats coming down lone mountain can be hell for boarders, Remote.

    Big Sky is an amazing place to ski. If you haven't skied there and have even the slightest interest in going, I highly recommend to get off of the fence and... Full review

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  • 5

    My new favorite place to ski!

    by davevarney - 2nd February 2011

    Pros: Extensive terrain for all levels, no lift lines, uncrowded

    Cons: none

    This was my first trip to Big Sky, I was blown away. Walk out the door, snap your skis on and ride the lift, getting on the mountain couldn't be easier. T... Full review

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  • 5


    by gohabsgo - 3rd December 2010

    Pros: No LIft LInes, Huge Terrain, Challenging, tons of snow, inexpensive

    Cons: no restaurants, no nightlife, no village pretty much nothing but skiing

    big sky is simply amazing. there is so much variety of terrain. when i was there it hadnt snowed for a week but there was still powder all over the place. y... Full review

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  • 5


    by S. Areno - 30th September 2010

    Pros: HUGE! Great snow! NO LIFT LINES. Cheap lodging

    Cons: Night life, half pipe was beat down

    This place blew my mind. Never ending terrain. Natural half pipe in the earth! Huge powdery bowls. canyons which you will see nobody!!! LIttle yurts on ... Full review

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