Military Ski Free at Big Sky Resort

Big Sky, Mont. (December 4, 2013) - Big Sky Resort is hosting Military Appreciation Weekend, December 13-15, 2013, to thank our Armed forces for their service to our Country. Active duty or retired military men and woman ski or snowboard for free on Saturday and Sunday with military identification.

"It's great, the fact that the resort recognizes the sacrifices these people have made, being away from family and Montana" commented Dick Fast, retired Air Force Colonel and ski instructor for Big Sky Resort.

Active duty and retired military with their immediate family receive discounts on lessons, activities and equipment rentals with military identification. Immediate family members receive $40 lift tickets on Saturday and Sunday. Military lodging specials are available for Friday and Saturday nights.

"This weekend is going to be extremely fun for our military families. It's important for military families to be able to play together and what better way than skiing," commented, Sheila Chapman, Big Sky Resort Public Relations Manager and daughter of retired Air Force Major, Craig Chapman.

Coinciding with the Military Appreciation Weekend is Big Sky Resort's 40th Birthday Party. Celebrating with $40 lift tickets, live music all weekend, and free cake and ice cream on Sunday.

To learn more about the Military Appreciation Weekend, visit for more information.