Snow Report for Wednesday, April 16th

Last updated at 6:54am MST
2-4" Since Lifts Closed
5-7" Last 24 Hrs
5-7" Last 48 Hrs
5,423 Acres Open
Snow Depth:

72" Mid Mountain / 107" Upper Mountain

Surface Conditions:

Powder / Machine Groomed

Today's Summary

Are you ready for more snow!? Come wrap up your ski season with one last powder day! Since lifts closed we received 2-4” of snow, but most of yesterday’s snowfall came late in the afternoon, thus snow from the past 24 hours (5-7”) should be virtually untracked!

Regular snowfall has made for wonderful snow conditions nearly every day this year – Big Sky Resort has received snow 50 of the past 67 days. Enormous amounts of snow have fallen in this time, and the upper mountain base is at 107”, while the lower mountain is at 72”. Compared to other resorts that are still open, these are some of the deepest snow bases!

A southwest wind last night moved relatively more snow into northeast facing terrain, so explore runs off Challenger, Lone Tree, Six Shooter and Swift Current Lifts for deeper pockets of snow! Adventure up Lone Peak Tram to find the deepest snow.

Light snow is expected today, with several more inches of snow possible for tonight. Skies should clear by Saturday morning, which will be perfect for Pond Skim! West winds will blow around 10 mph.

Monday, April 14, 2014 through Sunday, April 20, 2014 Ski free with your Sky Card starts tomorrow! Don’t forget, card holders must get their daily lift ticket at the ticket window.

Saturday, April 19, 2014. Another ski season means another Pond Skim. Pond Skim 2014 presented by Pabst Blue Ribbon comes to you on April 19, 2014. The only thing better than watching people skim across our home-made pond is being one of those skimmers.

Weather Report

16° Current
34° High
24° Low
Chance of Precipitation: 79%
Wind: 0 mph from N

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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 5:01pm MST.

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

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 5,750 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.

Podcast, Phone, and Email Updates

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You may also dial the Snow Phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for updated conditions. Save our Snow Phone number: (406) 995-5900.

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