Guided First Tracks

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  • Available at Mountain Village
    Mountain Village
  • Full Day Timing
    Full Day Guide
    8 AM - 4 PM
  • Half Day Timing
    Half Day Guide
    8 AM - 12 PM
  • Check in
    Check-in at 7:45 AM

An hour of morning laps with a personal guide.

This experience pairs you with a certified Mountain Guide for a full or half-day, starting an hour before the regular ski day. Start on the Ramcharger 8 before making your way over to Swift Current and Powder Seeker, with the potential to be the first up on the Lone Peak Tram, depending on weather and snow conditions.


Value Season Regular Season
Full-Day Guide $1,025 $1,075
Half-Day Guide $825 $875

Value season includes November 26 - December 18, 2020, January 3 - February 10, and April 5 - 18, 2021.

Session Details

  • Ski or snowboard
  • Intermediate or higher ability required
  • Available at Mountain Village only
  • Depending on your terrain goals your guide will equip you with avalanche safety equipment


Additional Persons Policy for Guided Sessions

  • Mountain Guide pricing allows up to 5 participants per group.
  • If you are looking to ski Managed Access terrain like the North Summit Snowfield or the Big Couloir, we recommend only 2 guests per instructor. Managed Access lessons must be booked for a full day due to the nature of the evaluation and sign out process with Ski Patrol. The max is 4 participants.
  • If you are looking to ski or ride double black, triple black, managed access terrain and are interested in hiking the Headwaters or A-Z chutes must be booked on a full day guide. The max of guests per instructor is 2.

  • Big Sky Resort offers lessons based in two different meeting spots: Mountain Village and Madison Base. Please note which location you have booked your guide.
  • Save by booking online! 3 days required to book online in advance.
  • To book within 3 days, 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.

Save on Rental Equipment!

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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 sesson.
  • Save by booking online! 3 days required to book online in advance. To book within 3 days, 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.