Summer 2014 Opens at Big Sky Resort

Big Sky, Mont. (May 13, 2014) - Big Sky Resort opens for the 2014 summer season on Sunday, June 8, 2014 which includes all facilities, all guided activities, and other activities as weather and trail conditions permit. The Resort will unveil a new beginner mountain bike trail, have their first full summer for the Adventure Zipline Tour, and will add the Explorer chair lift service for hiking and biking. Big Sky Golf Course opened May 23, 2014 and will host the Two Player Spring Draw on Saturday, June 7, 2014.

The Explorer chair lift, in addition to the Swift Current chair lift, will run daily for the popular Adventure Zipline Tour, beginner mountain bikers, and hikers. The new beginner bike trail is slated to open mid-June and a new hiking trail access will be complete within the summer. Downloading is available on the Swift Current chair lift and is not recommended for the Explorer chair lift.

"After coming off such an amazing, snow filled winter, we're excited to jump into our summer season," said Sheila Chapman, Public Relations Manager at Big Sky Resort. "Our Basecamp to Yellowstone activity center offers such a variety of outdoor adventures that families and friends can do together, it's just good fun."

On opening day, all guided activities will be in full swing, which include the Lone Peak Expedition: Tram to the Top to 11,166 feet of Lone Peak, the Evening Expedition to the top of Andesite Mountain at 8,800 feet in elevation, the Nature and the Adventure Zipline Tours, High Ropes Course, Guided Hiking and Horseback Riding.

The Mountain Village area activities will be open which include the Scenic Lift Ride, Bungee Trampoline, Climbing Wall, Giant Swing, Archery, Miniature Golf, Jungle Gym Playground, Sand Volleyball Court and more.
Basecamp to Yellowstone activity center will operate from 8am to 6pm until June 30, 2014. During the peak summer season the hours will increase to 8pm, returning to 8am to 6pm on September 2, 2014, until closing day, October 2, 2014. Early summer season chair lift hours will be from 10am to 3:30pm, June 8-13, 2014 and then will run from 9am to 3:30pm until closing day.

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