Alpine Touring, Uphill Ski Travel & Skinning Policy

All individuals including AT skiers accessing Big Sky Resort ski terrain are required to have a valid lift ticket or season ski pass. Uphill access of any kind is prohibited while the resort is closed, outside of operating hours, and during off-season.

AT skiers are subject to and must obey all resort policies and Montana Code including the Skier Responsibility Code and "Duties of a Skier" available here or the Mountain Services Desk located in the Big Sky Mountain Village.

Participants should only travel up the designated side of the designated AT ski runs. Designated AT runs will be marked with "yellow dots" on the side of the run(s). If you are unsure of your route, do not proceed and contact Big Sky Resort for more information.

Be alert for other skiers and resort equipment at all times. Be aware of limited sight lines and opposing traffic. Make yourself as visible as possible and wear bright clothing.

Dogs are not allowed.

AT travel is only allowed during regular lift operation hours when these designated run(s) are open to the public. Check the Big Sky Resort web site and ski report for information before alpine touring.

  • Mountain Village to Moose Tracks to Pacificier to the top of Andesite Mountain.
  • Madison Base to Cinnibar to the top of the Iron Horse Lift.
  • Moonlight Lodge to Powder River to the top of Iron Horse.

These areas are reflected on our trail maps.