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Aug 22, 2019
    • RFID scanning technology makes the ski day even more seamless
    • This summer, Big Sky Resort will install Axess smart gates equipped with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology at select lifts that serve as access points to the mountain.

Jul 15, 2019
    • Vine & Dine, Big Sky premier summer culinary event, returns August 15-18
    • Vine & Dine, the highly anticipated culinary event of the summer, returns for its sixth year, August 15-18, 2019.

Jun 20, 2019
    • Big Sky Resort Opens for Summer Season
    • Big Sky Resort, southwest Montana's premier summer playground with over 50 miles of hiking and biking trails, is open for the summer season.

May 16, 2019
    • Big Sky Golf Course and The Bunker Deck & Grill to Open on May 18
    • On May 18, 2019, the Big Sky Golf Course and The Bunker Deck & Grill will open to the public for the 2019 summer season.

May 15, 2019
    • Major upgrade to Big Sky’s Mountain Village underway
    • This summer, Big Sky Resort is re-envisioning its dining, après ski, restrooms and lockers in the Mountain Village base area.

Apr 2, 2019
    • Big Sky Resort Announces More Mountain Village Skier Parking
    • • More than 250 additional parking spaces to be created for the 2019-2020 ski season
      • Shuttle capacity to increase by 50 percent

Mar 26, 2019
    • Big Sky Resort Announces 75 Additional Workforce Housing Beds in Big Sky
    • • 75 additional beds will be located in Mountain Village
      • New beds will be completed for the 2019-2020 ski season
      • Big Sky Resort provides more than 500 seasonal workforce housing beds in Big Sky

Feb 27, 2019
    • Galactic headlines free concert at Big Sky Resort to kick off April
    • With live music every weekend, Big Sky traditions such as Big Sky Big Grass and Pond Skim, and of course spring skiing - this is going to be the most fun April yet.

Feb 14, 2019
    • Big Sky Resort launches two new exclusive ski experiences
    • Big Sky Resort is launching two new ski experiences this winter: First Tracks & Everett's Breakfast and Headlamp Night Skiing. Both experiences allow unprecedented access to Big Sky Resort, before lifts open to the public, and after they close for the day. 

Dec 19, 2018
    • Celebrate Winter’s Arrival at Big Sky Resort’s Winter Soulstice Après Party
    • On December 22, 2018, celebrate the first full day of winter in soulful style at the Winter Soulstice après party. Ride the new Ramcharger 8 lift, the first 8-seat chairlift in North America, to the deck at Everett's 8800 for a Winter Soulstice après party with a DJ and ice luge, followed by a DJ and ice bar in the Mountain Village plaza and live music in Montana Jack, presented by 805 Beer. Classic soul and funk music with a modern twist will be the theme for both DJs throughout the day, keeping spirits high for a winter full of powder turns and bluebird days.

Dec 15, 2018
    • World’s Most Technologically-Advanced Chairlift Debuts Today At Big Sky Resort
    • Today at approximately 10:30 a.m., Ramcharger 8, the first eight-seat chairlift in North America and the most technologically-advanced chairlift in the world, debuted at Big Sky Resort. "The upgrades unveiled today at Big Sky Resort mark a new age of lift technology in major zones of the mountain," says Taylor Middleton, president and general manager of Big Sky Resort. Shedhorn 4, a new high-speed quad on the south face of the mountain, will alsoo debut next week.

Nov 20, 2018
    • Big Sky Resort to Open with 750 Acres of Terrain and Four Major Lifts
    • On Opening Day, Thursday, November 22, skiers and riders will enjoy access to 750 acres of terrain accessed by Swift Current, Explorer, Powder Seeker, and Challenger lifts, plus four surface lifts. Early season snowfall has delivered more than 70 inches of snow to Big Sky Resort this fall. The Lone Peak Tram will be open for scenic rides. Two terrain parks will open Thursday: Explorer Park and Swifty 2.0 Park. 

Nov 13, 2018
    • 13th Annual Big Sky Big Grass Lineup Brings Bluegrass to the Mountains, April 11-14, 2019
    • Big Sky Big Grass music festival, a Big Sky tradition, returns for its 13th year on April 11-14, 2019. This year, Big Sky Big Grass' shifts to late spring to celebrate the culmination of a season full of great turns and great music. The four-day festival will include a mix of small-stage and large-venue shows at the Montana Jack, Chet's Lounge, the Carabiner and the Missouri Ballroom, with most of the shows on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Spend the day on the slopes, before spending the evening tracking up the dance floor.

Sep 18, 2018
    • Big Sky Resort Hosts Pray for Snow Party to Benefit Big Sky Youth Empowerment
    • Help generate good karma for ski season this winter by attending the Big Sky Resort Pray for Snow party, benefitting Big Sky Youth Empowerment. Big Sky Resort and Big Sky Youth Empowerment (BYEP) are kicking off another unforgettable winter season by hosting a Pray for Snow Party on October 20 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Rialto Theater in Bozeman. Admission is $10 per person in advance and $15 per person at the door.

Mar 7, 2018
    • Big Sky Resort to Install First Eight-Seater Lift in North America
    • Next steps in Big Sky 2025 Plan Announced.

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