Kids and ski instructor

Discover the Biggest Skiing in America with the Big Sky Mountain Sports School.

Take your skiing or riding to the next level with our diverse offering of ski and snowboard lessons, guides, clinics, and local programs. Whether it's improving your technique, learning a new lifelong sport, or looking to learn the ins and outs of our mountain, our diverse staff of certified instructors brings a wealth of knowledge and enjoyment to your Big Sky experience.

With 5,850 acres of skiable terrain, our ski instructors and mountain guides can help skiers and riders of all levels navigate the mountain and make the best of your experience.


Big Sky Resort is closed for the winter. Mountain Sports bookings for winter 2023-24 will be available in early summer. We look forward to seeing you next year!


First time in a lesson or guided experience at Big Sky Resort?

At Big Sky Resort we have two base areas with excellent Mountain Sports offerings:

Mountain Village

Located in the Snowcrest building in the heart of the Mountain Village, the main Mountain Sports center offers an abundance of lessons, programs, Tram guides, and more.

Contact the Mountain Village Mountain Sports School at (406) 995-5743 or

Madison Base

Located a short drive from Mountain Village, this family-friendly base offers convenient access to the lifts and Mountain Sports School.

Contact the Madison Base Mountain Sports School at (406) 993-6062 or

Montage Hotel

Guests of the Montage or Spanish Peaks can meet their instructors for private lessons at the Montage. Please contact the Mountain Village Mountain Sports School office for any questions.