Mountain Sports, Lessons, and Guided Tours

Learning can be big time fun. Whether it's making your first parallel turn or completing a full twist off a rail, nothing stokes the sense of adventure quite like improving your mastery of the snow. Contact the Mountain Village Snowsports School at (406) 995-5743, or via email at, or contact the Madison Village Snowsports School at (406) 993-6062, via email at

To help you make big leaps, Big Sky has created one of the finest Snowsports Schools in America. Our diverse staff of instructors - all certified by Professional Ski Instructors of America - and alpine guides bring a wealth of knowledge and skill with a focus on the enjoyment of your experience.

Adult or child, group or private, ski or board, our staff can help you advance and truly experience the Biggest Skiing in America.

Kids 10 and under ski free with their Mountain Sports lesson. Free lift ticket applies to day(s) in which that child is enrolled in lessons. Children 5 and under always ski free.

Don't forget to sign up for Boyne Rewards to earn points on your purchases at Big Sky Resort and other Boyne Resorts.

Beginner's Guide to Mountain Sports & Lessons

Not sure where to go, or have general questions? Start here.

Skill Levels

Want to know what your skill level may be? Check here for a reference.

Private Lessons

Want to have your own instructor teaching you how to ski or snowboard? Get information on Private Lessons at Big Sky Resort here.

Adult Group Lessons

Adults looking to learn to Ski or Snowboard can join a group for the day, or join a morning or afternoon session.

Youth Group Lessons

Youth Group Lessons are offered throughout the day with different options.

Adult Local Programs

Master the Mountain with these Adult Local Programs.

Adult Specialty Clinics

Specialty Clinics can teach you different skills, expand your knowledge of the sport, and teach tricks to mastering the mountain.

Youth Local Programs

Our Youth Local Programing is designed for the young skiers of the extended community. These programs have a twenty-plus year history with a focus on fun, camaraderie, and safety while learning more about the mountain experience.

Mountain Guides

Explore the best Big Sky has to offer and challenge yourself while skiing or snowboarding with a professional guide.

Mountain Hosts

Tour the mountain with a complimentary Big Sky Host. Tour groups leave at 10:45 A.M. and 1:00 P.M.

Races at Big Sky Resort

Big Sky is proud to support the Big Sky Ski Education Foundation and their programs.

Adaptive Programs

Big Sky Resort works with Eagle Mount and other adaptive skier programs to provide access for all people.


Mountain Village: (406) 995-5743

Madison Base Area: (406) 993-6062