Snow Report for Thursday, November 27th

Last updated at 9:08am MST
0" Since Lifts Closed
5-6" Last 24 Hrs
6-7" Last 48 Hrs
91 Acres Open
Snow Depth:

20" Mid Mountain / 30" Upper Mountain

Surface Conditions:

Machine Groomed / Packed Powder

Today's Summary

Good morning everyone, Happy Thanksgiving and Opening Day! We are excited to finally have the 2014-15 winter season start here at Big Sky Resort. It feels like it’s been forever since lifts stopped spinning last spring. Come ski your turkey off with us today!
We haven’t received new snow overnight but we did get 5-6” in the past 24 hours. Go rip it up! Today’s forecast will be mostly cloudy with warm temperatures, an expected high around 35 degrees and a low around 25 degrees. We’ll have breezy WSW winds at 18-20mph. But overall looks like it will be an awesome day on the mountain.

Please be cautious when skiing or riding due to the fact that early season conditions DO EXIST, we care about your safety and want you to have fun out there. So please pay attention to where you are going and what you are doing.

Be safe and have a Happy Thanksgiving today folks! We are amped to get on the chairs today at
9am! Come ski with us.

Lower Mr. K, Mr. K, Mr. Ed and Tippy’s Tumble will be open today, Patrol is working hard to open as much terrain as possible.

We will be opening swiftly 2.0 with 10 features. Detail:

Urban down flat down tube
Urban down bar
Shot gun rail
38' foot tube
Cheese wedge wall ride
Waterfall rail
Mine flatbar
10' box
2 @ 12' boxes
Transitions galore!

For the most up to date information, please call Mountain Services at 406-995-5749

Weather Report

45° Current
39° High
33° Low
Chance of Precipitation: 58%
Wind: 6 mph from S

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Lift and Terrain Status

Our lifts are scheduled to run daily from 9:00am - 4:00pm unless otherwise posted and weather pending. Lift Status last updated at 5:00pm MST.

Lift Name Status
Cascade Triple Closed
Little Thunder Closed
Challenger Double Closed
Derringer Quad Chair Closed
Explorer Double Open
Headwaters Double Chair Closed
Iron Horse Quad Closed
Lone Moose Triple Closed
Lone Peak Tram Closed
Dakota Lift Triple Closed
Lone Peak Triple Closed
Lone Tree Quad Chair Closed
Pony Express Triple Closed
Ramcharger Open
Shedhorn Double Closed
Six Shooter Chair Closed
Southern Comfort Closed
Lewis and Clark Closed
Sacajawea Closed
Swift Current Open
Thunder Wolf Closed
White Otter Double Closed

Trail Map and Grooming Report

Click to Open Trail MapView the Interactive Trail Map to see what lifts and runs are open, which areas are groomed, and much more. Other maps will guide you around the mountain. View the Maps page.

Download the Grooming Map as a PDF.

Weather Stations

Weather Stations are spread across Big Sky Resort's 5,800 acres and are used to measure weather patterns, including wind speed and direction, snowfall, relative humidity, temperature, and more. Click on a pin to learn more or view our Weather Stations page.

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