Ski resorts in Montana


Set among huge mountains, the ski resorts in Montana are some of the most impressive in the world. If you choose Montana skiing holidays, you can be sure of reliable snow and great facilities.

The ski resorts in Montana give you easy access to miles of public land open to cross-country skiing. For the less experienced skier, there are plenty of guided ski trips on offer. If you are looking for solitude, head to either Glacier or Yellowstone National Park, where you will find yourself surrounded by immense peaks. There are also many wilderness areas and forests, with both groomed and ungroomed trails.

Visiting Montana

Ski holidays in Montana give you the chance to try other outdoor activities, such as hunting, fishing and ranching. You can also go on guided helicopter, snowcat or snowmobile tours in the Montana backcountry.

Montana ski resorts are suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. There is excellent tuition for those who are just learning to ski or snowboard and many resorts have gentle slopes suitable for children. At the other end of the scale, resorts like Big Sky and Bridger have some of America's toughest double-blacks.

There are 16 ski areas, with resorts ranging from small and family-orientated to big and bustling. But wherever you choose, you will rarely find yourself waiting in a queue.

There is a huge choice of skiing accommodation, including good quality hotels, apartments and condos. However, if you are feeling adventurous, you could book yourself into a real working ranch and experience the outdoors- Montana style.

Resort NameLow AltitudeHigh AltitudeVertical DropLongest RunEasyIntermediateAdvancedExpert/ExtremeSkiingBoardingAprèsFamiliesOverall
Big Sky2070 m3399 m1329 m10.0 km1273395Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingUS Bozeman (1h 46m)
Whitefish Mountain Resort1361 m2078 m717 m5.0 km15343910Star ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingStar ratingCA Calgary (5h 37m)US Bozeman (5h 26m)