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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  • 5

    forget jackson hole, big sky is freeride paradise.

    by skitfel - 18th August 2010

    Pros: Incredible expert terrain, uncrowded

    Cons: None.

    Great terrain for the expert skier on lone peak. Crazy steeps, great snow, cliffs. in my opinion, better expert terrain than anywhere else in North america.... Full review

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  • 5

    Everything's Big in Montana

    by timzheng - 24th March 2010

    Pros: rarely crowded, front and back bowls under lone peak is the truth

    Cons: lone peak accessed by one tram only

    Start out with a groomer, then a couple of glade runs, then do 'The Bowl' either once or a few times en route to the Lone Peak tram. Go to the top, take som... Full review

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  • 5


    by JTHendrickson - 17th March 2010

    Pros: no lift lines, excellent and varied terrain

    Cons: on mountain food

    Spent a week at the Lodge at Big Sky. The proprietor, Jeff, is hands on and aims to please. Rooms were big and nicely appointed. Our ski club thoroughly ... Full review

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  • 1

    Not Good, Not Good at All

    by mrbig - 17th March 2010

    Pros: Big

    Cons: Icey, poorly groomed runs, Boring town-nothing to do, Run down "resort", rude staff & skiers

    I went at what was supposed to be the best time and the best snow, and was I surprised. Many of the runs were rocky and icey. For families and beginners y... Full review

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  • 5

    Big Sky, thats right

    by luvspow - 21st February 2010

    Pros: where to begin....

    Cons: remote location

    What a mountain! Big Sky is simply incredable. There are so many runs of every ski level theres no chance of anyone getting bored with this hill. The snow w... Full review

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  • 4


    by pow_pow2 - 19th February 2010

    Pros: Big Coulier, Steep!!!, Snowfall Amount, Not Crowded

    Cons: Expensive, Weak Terrain Park

    Awesome for the steep powder hounds! Stay away if your looking to work on park skills. Try Moonlight or Great Divide (largest and best terrrain park in th... Full review

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