Winter Guide to Big Sky

This guide includes the best places to get equipment rentals, who to contact to plan a snowmobiling adventure, where to get a massage, and so much more!

Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding

Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding

Big Sky is home to "The Biggest Skiing in America" where two world-class ski resorts, Big Sky Resort, and Moonlight Basin, boast 5,800 acres of ski terrain with 300 named runs spanning across connected mountain ranges.

While skiing, you have impeccable views of four mountain ranges that include Madison, Spanish Peaks, Gallatin and Hill Guards. You are encompassed within mountain ranges that offer flawless esthetic views. If skiing in a ski resort is not for you, Big Sky offers an award-winning Nordic trail system.

Big Sky is a snow-seekers paradise that provides a collection of expansive bowls, terrain parks and perfectly thinned glades coated with fresh, cold smoke powder. Big Sky Resort and Moonlight Basin team together to provide Snowboarders and Skiers of all levels with some of the most advanced terrain to carve and the shortest lift lines in the United States.

Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling

If you are an adrenaline junkie, come and enjoy the beauty that Big Sky has to offer by traveling on a snowmobile. With this Winter adventure, you can take a guided tour by accessing the Gallatin National Forest. Moreover, if you`d like to explore on your own, you can tour through Montana`s remote backcountry by discovering incredible natural wonders set in the snowy landscapes of Yellowstone.

Yellowstone Snowcoach Tours

Yellowstone Snowcoach Tours

Enjoy the majesty and pristine wilderness of Yellowstone Park while dining in the warmth of a candlelit yurt, snowshoeing off the beaten path in the backcountry or riding the Lone Peak Expedition to 11,166 feet which happens to be Montana`s highest scenic overlook with unsurpassed views of three states, two national parks, and the spectacular Tetons.

Cozy up for a ride in a snowcoach; Yellowstone snowcoach tours are available to several park destinations; such as Old Faithful and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River. If you are looking for a truly unique wintertime experience look no further than these grand excursions into these largely unoccupied lands!

Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

Escape to the solitude of the wilderness and surround yourself with high alpine lakes, national forest teeming with wildlife and spectacular views of Big Sky`s vast backcountry. Get outdoors hitting the nordic track and trails this winter! Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in Big Sky Montana are a great way to explore. Travel with a guide and learn more about winter wildlife and what the area to offer for West Yellowstone cross country skiing and Big Sky snowshoeing.

Big Sky Spa Treatments

Big Sky Spa Treatments

Relax in the mountains while the snow falls around you. You deserve some quality R&R. Book a massage, facial, nail treatments, wax and much more at one of our local spas or wellness centers. Browse our recommended Big Sky spas and wellness centers to unwind.

Dog Sledding

Dog Sledding

Experience the thrill of a lifetime as you mush through the snow on an authentic dog sledding journey through the majestic mountains with your own team of huskies. Take a quick stop to exchange drivers while sipping on a hot chocolate and enjoying a cookie.

Sleigh rides are another one of Big Sky`s amazing Winter adventures while you cozy up to a warm blanket. It`s a magical experience that the entire family will enjoy. Glide across the snow on an old-fashioned western style sleigh ride followed by a scrumptious dinner, or explore Southwestern Montana`s most pristine forests on horseback for the wilderness experience of a lifetime.