Too many people, especially for a weekday. Everything is already tracked up. Can't imagine how packed its gonna get this weekend. If you don't want to waste so much time in line I'd recommend another mt.
the weather forecast is rarely accurate, lots of microclimates. big sky takes their report from Lobo, a mid mtn run. accurate there, less so for the other 3k acres. that being said, heading up
early this morning...
i went there a week ago and there was a ton of exposed bush. tried riding the ungroomed once on the front side and once on the backside and the bush just tore up my gear. gave it severe rug burn. i should have been smarter and used protection and lots of wax