Related Regions: Montana, United States, North America

Discovery Ski Area Skiing

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Season Start/End: 11/23/2017 - 04/08/2018
5770ft - 8150ft
20%|25%| 25%| 30%
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from US$24.00 to US$46.00
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Discovery Ski Area

Located in Philipsburg, Montana, Discovery Ski Area has three faces-perfect for all ages and abilities of skiers and riders. The front face offers gently sloping runs and advanced groomed cruisers. Off of the Granite Chair, skiers and riders will find steeper groomed runs and mogul skiing. On the backside, the north-facing Limelight lift offers access to some of the steepest skiable terrain in Montana. 2,200 acres of terrain serviced by seven lifts and one magic carpet feature a variety of tree skiing, powder bowls, groomed cruisers trails and mogul runs. 

Discovery Ski Area

Cafeteria, restaurant and bar at base; school and rental available; clinic at area and hospital 17 miles. Classes offered in racing and for children. Ski and snowboard rentals.



  • 8150ft
  • 2380ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 5770ft


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  • Longest Run

    1.5 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    2000 ac

  • Snow Making

    19 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 11/23/2017
  • Days Open Last Year: 116
  • Projected Closing: 04/08/2018
  • Projected Days Open: 116
  • Years Open: 45
  • Average Snowfall: 200"

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Discovery Ski Area - Sweet turns today on 3-4 inches of new over some pretty firm old snow.  Can't beat a sunny spring day with no crowds!  - © Kim's iPhone
Discovery Ski Area - Snow was Gucci today it was knee to waist deep powder in the morning but got a little crusty in the afternoon. It was gnarly though hopefully next week will be like that.  - © Spencer
Discovery Ski Area - Bluebird on Berkeley   - © Yorgin McSlagam
Discovery Ski Area - 3/15:  Raining earlier in the day.  Sluice box, silver bow almost unskiable.  Berkeley getting pretty bare too.  Back side in better shape but snow is soft and thin pretty much everywhere.  - © Sarah Mullowney’s iPhone

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Discovery Ski Area Reviews

  • Chuck

    • 3
    13th February 2018

    Full review

      There are more than a few resorts within a few hours drive that’d I’d rather go to for better terrain, snow, and...
  • jtrahan58

    • 5
    29th January 2018

    Full review

      Over 2000 acres of terrain, small local crowds, and cheap lift tickets make this one of the best family-friendly resorts you'll ever...

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