Big Sky Mountain statistics

This season

Season Dates

Opening Date: Thu 27 Nov 2014
Closing Date: Sun 19 Apr 2015

New season improvements

2013/14:The first season incorporating Moonlight Basin making it North Americas largest resort 2012/13: The Dakota Territory saw significant thinning to enhance skiing and forest health along with areas off Challenger lift and Andesite Mountain. 2007/8:New Dakota Lift, a triple chair providing improved access to Dakota Territories and Bavarian Forest. It is the first lift in a two lift upgrade which will ultimately provide a second access point to Lone Mountain. 2007/8:New Dakota Lift, a triple chair providing improved access to Dakota Territories and Bavarian Forest. It is the first lift in a two lift upgrade which will ultimately provide a second access point to Lone Mountain. 2005/6: new high-speed quad to replace fixed grip lift on Southern Comfort terrain. Three more gladed ski runs and building 12 more cabins.

Mountain Details

Mountain

Top lift: 3403m
Vertical drop: 1325m
Bottom lift: 2072m

Pistes

Ride Area: 110miles/5800acres
Total Pistes: 250
Longest Piste: 6miles (9km)

Pistes gradients

Easy (Green/Blue):
14%
Intermediate (Red):
26%
Advanced (Black):
60%

Other Facilities

Tree riding: Yes
Off-Piste: Yes

Lifts

Facilities

Total lifts: 17
Cable cars: 1
Gondolas: 1
Chair Lifts: 12
Drag-lifts: 3

Extra details

Lift Capacity per hour: 20000
Lift operating times: 8.30am to 4.00pm

Lift passes

Local area

Half-day pass (off peak season): USD79 ( £52.17)
Half-day pass (peak season): USD79 ( £52.17)
Day pass (off peak season): USD89 ( £58.78)
Day pass (peak season): USD89 ( £58.78)
6-Day pass (off peak season): USD504 ( £332.84)
6-Day pass (peak season): USD504 ( £332.84)

Other passes

Linked area 6-Day pass (off peak season): USD528 ( £348.69)
Linked area 6-Day pass (peak season): USD528 ( £348.69)
Season pass (maximum price): USD1399 ( £923.90)
Other details/passes: College Student Rate - $69 Junior - $69 Youth - $49 Biggest Skiing in America - $103 Biggest Skiing in America (College) - $83

Snowfall

Average annual snowfall: 10m metres
Snowmaking cover: 75 % of area

Lesssons & Hire

Lesssons

Half-day group lesson price: £51.51
Snowboard Schools:
2 hours group $42 Private 2hours $195

Hire

Board & Boots day hire: £29.06
Snowboard Hire:
Board and boots $36/day

Freestyle features

Summary

Halfpipe: Yes - 1
Terrain Park: Yes - 2

Other Facilities

Night snowboarding: No
Heliboarding: No
Snowmobiles: Yes
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