Showdown Montana, Montana

Showdown Montana
Your Own Private Mountain

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 Silverhorn, bash the bumps on Glory Hole, meander along the gently rolling Golden Goose, or test your skills in the new Terrain Park and half-pipe. Snowboarders, telemarkers and skiers of all ages will enjoy the variety of terrain offered here.

Showdown's Ski School offers youth and adult programs and Women's Ski Weekend Workshops, a new program this season.

Children 6 and under can participate in Showdown's SKIwee and SKIwee Hot Shots programs. There is also a Kids Stuff Day Care Center.

The Base Lodge features Johnny K's Cookshack, The Hole-in-the-Wall Saloon, Skiers Edge Pro Shop and Showdown Rental Shop. The summit building provides fantastic views and serves sandwiches, salads and hot or cold drinks.

There is a variety of lodging available in Neihart, Monarch, White Sulphur Springs or Great Falls.

Showdown Ski Area is located just 65 miles southeast of Great Falls on U.S. 89, or fly via Delta, Northwest or Horizon into the Great Falls International Airport.

Mountain Statistics for Showdown Montana
Base Elevation: 6,800 ft (2,073 meters)
Summit Elevation: 8,200 ft (2,499 m)
Vertical Drop: 1,400 ft (427 m)
Skiable Area: 640 acres (259 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 240 in (610 cm)
Longest Run: 9,240 ft (2,816 m)
Snowmaking: 0 %
Number of Lifts: 4
Uphill Lift Capacity: 3,010 per hour
Types of Lifts: 1 Surface Lift
2 Double Chair
1 Triple Chair
Number of Trails: 34
Trail Ratings for Showdown Montana
Easiest: Easiest 30%
More Difficult: More Difficult 40%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 30%
Experts Only: Experts Only 0%
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.
Area Details for Showdown Montana
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes
Nearby Cross Country: 50 km