Family Adventure

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Cross Country Skiing

Experience the solitude and beauty of Montana’s winter landscape on nordic cross-country skis in Big Sky and Yellowstone National Park. With more than 80 kilometers of groomed trails covering 2,200 vertical feet, Big Sky’s Lone Mountain Ranch is widely known as the #1 Nordic Ski Resort in America.

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Dog Sledding

See Montana from a completely different viewpoint with the experience of a lifetime! Imagine yourself gliding through a winter wonderland of majestic mountains with a team of beautiful huskies pulling you down the trail.

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From the fireplace seats at the inviting Moonlight Lodge to the wacky après ski entertainment at Chet’s Bar at Big Sky Resort, you can find the right atmosphere to suit you for kicking back with a beverage and a tasty snack. Evening entertainment often includes a variety of live music, ski films, family-friendly activities, and movies at the new Lone Peak Cinema located in Big Sky’s Town Center.

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Ice Climbing

Climbing in Big Sky doesn't stop when the snow starts to fall. For some, it's just begun. No matter your skill level, you can find some great ice climbing in and around Big Sky.

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Ice Skating

Big Sky is lucky to have ice skating parks that are almost slope-side. When you need a break from skiing the incredible terrain, lace up your skates and glide around with the family while taking in the spectacular scenery.

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Need that perfect gift for those at home? You’ll find exactly what you are looking for given the many local stores. Big Sky shopping offers something different for everyone on your list.

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Skiing / Snowboarding

Biggest Skiing in America is the perfect option for snowboarders and skiers. You have access to family-friendly groomers, wide-open glades, steep and deeps, terrain parks for all levels, and sweeping panoramic views, few crowds, and virtually no lift lines. With an average of 400 feet of annual snowfall, you’re likely to experience the exhilaration of cruising through the area’s famous cold smoke powder, or you can stick to the fresh lines of the groomed trails.

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Sleigh & Horseback Rides

Imagine getting pulled by a team of horses as you glide over sparkling snow, under Montana’s big starry sky. Several ranches in the Big Sky area offer memorable sleigh ride adventures for the kid in all of us, complete with warm drinks, backcountry meals, and activities for family fun. If you're looking to experience the Montana terrain in a saddle you're in luck as horseback riding is offered year-round, so you can bundle up in your ski clothes for a guided tour and enjoy the spectacular snowy scenery.

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Snowcoach Tours

See the pristine wilderness of Yellowstone Park and the mountains around Big Sky from the comfort of a snowcoach tour.

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Discover Montana’s backcountry by snowmobile, cruising through open meadows and diving through deep powder. Guided snowmobiling tours are available throughout the Big Sky area, with backcountry adventures or family cruises on groomed trails.

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Trek into Big Sky’s winter wonderland or Yellowstone National Park, floating on top of the snow, and experience the tranquility and calm of the backcountry at your own pace. Many miles of pristine Montana snowshoeing trails are available, and area businesses offer snowshoe rentals and guided trips. This fast growing sport can be a perfect activity on a rest day with your ski package.

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Winter Fly Fishing

Fly fishing in Montana’s blue-ribbon trout streams doesn’t have to be a summer only quest. In the winter months, enjoy the uncongested solitude of fishing alongside snow-covered banks with steam rising off of Big Sky’s Gallatin River, where fishing scenes from “A River Runs Through It” were filmed. Try one of the areas expert fishing guides and rent gear from one of the local outfitters and experience Montana winter fly fishing firsthand.

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Zipline & Basecamp

Big Sky Resort has created the perfect headquarters for mountain adventures. Basecamp, located front and center in the Mountain Village offers information on all the exciting attractions like Zipline, High Ropes Course, Bungee Trampoline, and Solace Spa. All activities are offered daily.