Montana Ski Resorts is a guide to ski and snowboard areas in Montana.

Ski Areas in Montana


Turner Mountain

With excellent snow conditions, wide open slopes, and fabulous scenery, Turner Mountain is truly the ideal place for the skier who desires the most from their skiing experience. With trails and slopes designed to suit every skier, there are many miles of ski terrain that makes every descent of the mountain an exciting, satisfying, and thrilling experience.

Blacktail Mountain Ski Area

Surrounded by one thousand acres of National Forest, Blacktail Mountain boasts 26 uncrowded, groomed runs for all levels of ability. The instructors and coaches are certified by the Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors.They excel at creating a learning environment filled with fun, safety, and improvement. No matter what age, gender, or ability you are, we can help your skiing and snowboarding. Visibility is unlimited most days,…

Discovery Basin Ski Area

Discovery Basin Ski Area is located in Deer Lodge National Forest in Anaconda, Mont. Discovery is a place for families to be together. With 40 trails covering 380 skiable acres and a 1,300-foot vertical, you will find terrain to suit your needs. There are great intermediate runs and outrageous, challenging skiing on the back side. Snowboarders are welcome. Cross-country skiers can glide along 5 kilometers of trails. Amenities include a full-service cafeteria offering a variety of…

Maverick Mountain Ski Area

Hidden away in the mountains of southwest Montana, Maverick is a big mountain with nearly 2000 vertical feet of uncrowded trails and superb snow. There's exciting skiing for every level skier from the Discovery Area to Rock 'n Roll. It's a ski area designed for skiers - where the trails are true, the fall-line sweet, the air pure and the scenery magnificent. The Joy of the family ski experience is that skiing is the one winter recreation sport that the entire family can participate in…

Bear Paw Ski Bowl

Looking for a local family place to have fun for the day? Come to Bear Paw Ski Bowl and let the kids run wild. Ideal for little ones, the mountain has plenty for the big kids yet is not too imtimidating for the little ones. Come one, come all and see you on the slopes.

Montana Snowbowl

There is something so uniquely Montana about Snowbowl. You'll find it in the honest personality of a down-home resort and the dazzling spectacle of Northern Rockies terrain; a relaxing, friendly atmosphere and an array of amenities in the tradition of true Montana hospitality. You'll see it in an enthusiastic and attentive group of employees and instructors, and that's not just because it is in their job description. A variety of runs both named and unnamed are designed to give skiers and…

Bridger Bowl Ski Area

Bridger Bowl is a world-class community ski area located 20 minutes north of the active University city of Bozeman, Montana in the Northern Rockies. Famous for light, dry powder snow known as "Cold Smoke", Bridger offers a diverse ski and snowboard experience ranging from a dedicated beginner area with its own triple chair and gentle slope to some of the best lift-served expert terrain in North America. With a 2,600 foot lift-served vertical drop and an annual average of 350 inches of…

Big Sky Resort

Whether your needs are vacation or business-oriented, Montana's Big Sky Resort provides the ultimate getaway -- and without crowds. Framed by majestic Lone Mountain, Big Sky's winter season offers superb downhill and cross-country skiing, and it boasts 4,350 vertical feet, 150+ trails and 18 lifts. Downhill skiing here is spread over three mountains (Lone Mountain, Andesite Mountain and Flat Iron Mountain) and features state of the art lifts, short or no lift lines and a superb…

Whitefish Mountain Resort

Since 1947 Whitefish Mountain Resort has welcomed skiers and riders seeking a mountain that is uncrowded, beautiful and affordable. Rising above the town of Whitefish, in beautiful northwest Montana, in the backyard of Glacier National Park (only 35 miles away), the resort charms its guests with a friendly fun-loving vibe, variety of terrain, and virtually no lift lines at an unbeatable value. Whitefish’s Big Mountain is the quintessential skier's mountain averaging more than 300 inches of…

Teton Pass Ski Resort

Perfect for everyone, Teton Pass has downhill as well as alpine on over 100 acres of amazing snow. Located near the friendly town of Choteau, Teton Pass gets around 250 inches of snow every winter and rare is the season where there are bad conditions. Bring the whole family and enjoy all the amenities of a big resort when you ride Teton Pass.

Showdown Montana

Nestled high in the Little Belt Mountains of the Northern Rockies is Showdown Ski Area. With its uncrowded slopes, short lift lines and spacious sun-soaked decks, you will think of it as your own private mountain. The ideal combination of weather and location provides Showdown with dry, light powder on its challenging slopes and premier intermediate runs, as well as scenic beginner runs. Carve your way down King's Ridge, bash the bumps on Glory Hole, meander along the gently rolling…

Lost Trail Powder Mountain

Lost Trail Powder Mountain is situated on top of the Continental Divide, where the snows are very light and fluffy. With more than 300 inches of snowfall and an average base of 80 inches snowpack, skiers are assured great coverage well into April. Lost Trail is usually the last area in Montana to close. Skiers, snowboarders and telemarkers can enjoy both Montana and Idaho on 45 trails over 1,800 skiable acres. The area has 1,800 feet of vertical serviced by 5 double chairlifts.…

Great Divide Ski Area

The Great Divide Snowsports Area is located in Marysville, between Montana's Capital City of Helena and Great Falls. Over the past few years, Great Divide has grown from a local favorite to one of the largest and most diverse areas in the region. Great Divide has added 68 trails and glades of backcountry type terrain to its array of classic ski slopes and remote cornices, cliffs, chutes, and glades. Skiers and riders will find 137 named trails and five open areas with 1600 acres of "go…

Red Lodge Mountain

Red Lodge Mountain is Montana skiing, pure and simple. No lift lines, no attitude, no big prices - just great snow, great people, and an authentic ski experience in Montana's Rocky Mountains. Remember when ski vacations were awesome? When you'd ditch the parents at the top of the first lift and spend the whole day pushing your own limits - a little faster, a little steeper, through trees a little tighter? Red Lodge Mountain has always had its own kind of magic. In part it's the…