Mountain Stats

Big Sky Resort is called the Biggest Skiing in America, due to the sensation of carving out turns on endless terrain under an expansive big sky, where crowds and traffic get left behind. Big Sky Resort is certainly BIG, with a magnitude of terrain for every level, as well as a significant degree of unfathomable steeps, accessed 300 degrees off of the Lone Peak Tram. Powder stashes can be found consistently throughout Big Sky due to the most consistent snowfall in the Northern American Rockies. There are more snowcovered acres to be found than skiers, with about two acres per skier on the busiest day, which means a safer, more liberating mountain experience. 

Compare your experience at Big Sky to others around the nation, and it's easy to see why Big Sky Resort is the Biggest Skiing in America. 

Stats


  • Beginner Icon
    15%
    Beginner
  • Intermediate Icon
    25%
    Intermediate
  • Advanced Icon
    42%
    Advanced
  • Expert Icon
    18%
    Expert

Ski Season Opens
November 28, 2019

Ski Season Ends
April 19, 2020

Hours
Our lifts are scheduled to run daily from 9:00am - 4:00pm, weather pending, and depending on area of lift.

Elevation
Summit (Lone Peak) - 11,166 feet
Base (Mountain Village) - 7,500 feet
Base (Lone Moose & Six-Shooter) - 6,800 feet

Ski Terrain
5,850 acres 
300 named runs on 4 connected mountains.

Vertical Drop
4,350 feet

Lifts
Chair Lifts: 26
Surface Lifts: 12

Longest Run
Liberty Bowl to Mountain Mall: 6 miles

Terrain Parks
Number of Terrain Parks: 7

Average Lift Line
Consistently recognized in national ski magazines for short or non-existent lines.

Average Winter Daytime Temperature
25° F

Average Annual Snowfall
400+ inches

Lift Capacity
38,300 skiers per hour