Nordic Skiing
Cross-Country Ski trails and Nordic rentals

Nordic Skiing

Cross-Country Ski trails and Nordic rentals
Nordic Skiing in Big Sky, Montana
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    Dec 17 - March 19
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    9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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    (406) 995-5779
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Nordic Skiing in Big Sky

Explore over 85 groomed kilometers of nationally ranked cross-country ski trails at Lone Mountain Ranch. Start at the Big Sky Resort Nordic Center and venture out onto the spacious mellow terrain great for learning, or connect to Lone Mountain Ranch & Big Sky Community Organization terrain for a longer and more challenging ski.

Person putting on nordic skis


Come by the Nordic Center for 30% off on all equipment and retail items. The Nordic Center closes for the season on March 19th.

Classic Nordic Skier - Nordic skiing in Big Sky

Classic or Skate?

Classic cross-country skiing is the traditional discipline of Nordic Skiing used to travel easily across the snow.  Enjoy the fun and peacefulness of stepping and gliding through meadows and forests in any snow condition.

Skate Skier - Nordic skiing in Big Sky

Skate skiing is an exhilarating movement using lightweight skis on groomed trails and often appeals kids and adults alike who enjoy a faster pace or a good workout. 


Lessons for Classic or Skate are available throughout the day.  Each lesson lasts 2 hours will have about 1.5 hours of on-snow time.  Best suited for students ages 6+. 

Save on lessons by booking online! Reservations are recommended.

Private Lesson Rate
2-Hour Lesson (includes 2 participants) $150 $145
Additional Participants (max 5 total per group) $30/additional participant


Intro to Nordic

Try nordic skiing and learn which discipline your prefer! Three clinics starting January 9th, 2023. Sessions take place Mondays 1 - 3 p.m.

Session 1 - Intro to Classic

Session 2 - Intro to Skate

Session 3 - You pick: skill-building in either discipline

Master the Meadow

Improve upon your existing skate skiing skills with technical instruction. Three clinics starting January 10th, 2023. Sessions take place Tuesdays 1 - 3 p.m.


Our Full-Day Rental Package includes boots, skis, and poles. Our Perfect-Fit Guarantee lets you swap out your gear throughout the day to ensure your comfort. Rentals are due back by the end of the day. Available for Adults and Youth in both classic and skate. Sizing for children fits most kids ages 6+, please call with youth sizing questions.

Rental Pricing




$25 $50


$25 $50


Lone Mountain Ranch Nordic Skiing tickets are required while using the facilities and are not included in lesson or rental pricing. Kids 12 & under and seniors 70 & over ski free. Teens and adults can purchase tickets online or in-person at either Lone Mountain Ranch or the Big Sky Golf Course & Nordic Center. For season passes, please see Lone Mountain Ranch's website for more information.

All lessons and rentals 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. Please add 4% tax to all rates.