Snow Report for Wednesday, April 1st

Last updated at 5:19am MST
3-5" Since Lifts Closed
3-5" Last 24 Hrs
3-5" Last 48 Hrs
5625 Acres Open
Snow Depth:

36" Mid Mountain / 54" Upper Mountain

Surface Conditions:

Powder / Machine Groomed

Today's Summary

Happy April Fools! If anyone is getting fooled today, it’s spring! Mother Nature isn’t done with winter yet.

Don’t get fooled today ya Powder Hounds. If you’re looking for some fresh snow and an awesome day of skiing come to Big Sky Resort! We just got some new snow overnight with a possible 1-3” more on its way for today… And we aren’t even talking about the next few days folks! The forecast is looking great and definitely in our favor here at Big Sky. Basically… If you aren’t skiing Big Sky Resort today… you might be the fool. It’s going to be an epic day!

The forecast for today is going to be mostly cloudy skies with chances of snow showers with another possible 1-3” of snow during the day! There was 3-5” of new snow overnight. The expected high will be around 29F this afternoon. The mid-mountain base is at 36” and the upper mountain base is at 54”. Winds for today will be blowing from the Southwest at 20-30mph.

Please ski with caution, be aware of where you are skiing or riding and what you are doing. We care about your safety and want you to have the best experience ever here at Big Sky Resort. Know the code!

Okay everyone! This isn’t a joke. Big Sky Resort is looking pretty good for a pow day today with this forecast. If you don’t believe me… Come check it out for yourself. Have a fun and safe day everyone and Happy April Fools! Let’s see some good pranks today people!

And remember… Keep the vibe alive!

Weather Report

15° Current
37° High
16° Low
Chance of Precipitation: 89%
Wind: 0 mph from N

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 1:19am MST.

Lift Name Status
Cascade Triple Open
Little Thunder Open
Challenger Double On Hold
Derringer Quad Chair Open
Explorer Double Open
Headwaters Double Chair Open
Iron Horse Quad Open
Lone Moose Triple Open
Lone Peak Tram On Hold
Dakota Lift Triple On Hold
Lone Peak Triple Open
Lone Tree Quad Chair Open
Pony Express Triple Open
Ramcharger Open
Shedhorn Double On Hold
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

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View the Interactive Trail Map to see what lifts and runs are scheduled to be 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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