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Home Mountain Sports Tram Guides
Mountain Sports Tram Guides
Tram Guides
Explore the Tram & upper mountain advanced terrain with an expert guide

Tram Guides

  • Explore the Tram & upper mountain advanced terrain with an expert guide
Group standing on the mountain
  • Available at Mountain Village
    Mountain Village
  • Available at Madison Base
    Madison Base
  • Full Day Timing
    Full Day
    9 AM - 4 PM
  • Half Day Timing
    Half Day
    9 AM - 12 PM
    1:15 - 4:15 PM

Big Sky's Tram and upper mountain advanced terrain is thrilling, unique, and a challenge to even the most advanced skiers. Experience Big Sky's biggest offerings in confidence with our certified Tram Guides.

You'll start the day off with your guide to gauge your ability level and understand your objectives for the day and make a plan to explore the Lone Peak Tram or other upper mountain terrain such as the Headwaters/AZ Chutes hike. 

Please note that if you're looking to hike the Headwaters/AZs, ski the Big Couloir, or North Summit Snowfield, you must have a full-day guide to allow for hiking or terrain signout time allowance. Tram access is included with this guided session, and are able to priority load the Tram.

Save by booking online!
Full-Day Tram Guide $1,195 $1,145
Half-Day Tram Guide $895 $845
Full-Day Tram Guide with First Tracks $1,275 $1,225


Session Details

  • Ski or snowboard
  • Maximum 2 participants per guide
  • Advanced ability required
  • Available at Mountain Village and Madison Base
  • First Tracks Guide includes an hour of skiing before the mountain opens to the public
  • Depending on your terrain goals your guide will equip you with avalanche safety equipment

Save on Rental Equipment!

Show your lesson or guide confirmation email when picking up your rental equipment and save 10%.


Mountain Sports Information

  • Big Sky Resort offers programs based in two different meeting spots: Mountain Village and Madison Base. Please note which location you have booked your session.
  • Guests staying at the Montage hotel may meet at the hotel for Private Lessons & Tram Guides. Book your lesson in Mountain Village and confirm your meeting location when your instructor contacts you prior to your lesson.
  • Save by booking online! 3 days required to book online in advance for private lessons and guides, group lessons may be booked up to the day before. To book after the online window has closed, contact the Mountain Village Mountain Sports office at (406) 995-5743 or Madison Base at (406) 993-6062.
  • Lift tickets are required during sessions and are not included in the session price.
  • Please add 4% tax to all prices.


Cancellation Policy

Private Lessons, Group Lessons, and Private Guides can be cancelled or rescheduled more than 48 hours in advance without penalty. Within 48 hours, there is a 50% charge to cancel or reschedule lessons or guides.