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Blacktail Mountain Ski Area Ski Resort

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Overview

Blacktail Mountain is located above the town of Lakeside along the west shore of Flathead Lake. The ski resort is unique in that skiers and riders will experience a top to bottom run before even riding their first chair. Surrounded by 1,000 acres of National Forest, you will find 24 runs covering 200 skiable acres. There are three chairs as well as a handle tow that cover a vertical drop of around 1,440 feet. Blacktail Mountain benefits from 250 inches of annual snowfall.

Assortment of inns, hotels, and motels in nearby Kalispell, Lakeside, Big Fork, and Somers.

Inside Scoop

Restaurant and cafeteria, private or group lessons for skiing or snowboarding, race programs, and rentals. Ski and snowboard instruction for all ages and abilities. Skiers 70 and older and 7 and younger ski free.

Plan Your Trip

Blacktail Mountain Ski Area Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

52"
32"
22"
11"
0"
0"
Nov
28"
Dec
39"
Jan
43"
Feb
29"
Mar
6"
Apr

Total Lifts: 4

1
Triple Chairs
2
Double Chairs
1
Surface Lifts

Elevation

6676'
Summit
1440'
Vertical Drop
5236'
Base

Important Dates

December 22, 20212021/12/22
Projected Opening
April 17, 20222022/04/17
Projected Closing
N.A.
Projected Days Open
N.A.
Days Open Last Year
24
Years Open
250"
Average Snowfall
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