How to Save Money on a Lift Ticket: Buy the “Sky Card” at Big Sky Resort, Montana

Big Sky Resort, Montana, Copyright Montana Vacation Blog

Big Sky Resort in southern Montana offers an affordable option for those not wanting to pay for a season ski pass, or wanting to save money on a few day passes.  This option is called the “Sky Card.” The Sky Card will only run you $69.00 if you buy before September 30, or $179 if... ...

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The Lone Mountain Ranch near Big Sky: This is Real Montana

Lone Mountain Ranch horseback riding near Big Sky, Montana

Lone Mountain Ranch is an authentic summer and winter guest ranch located 18 miles from Yellowstone National Park in the mountains of southwestern Montana.  With miles of horseback riding trails, some of the best fly-fishing in the world with Orvis® endorsed guides, an excellent Outdoor Youth ...

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Bridger Bowl Ski Area Installs 2 New Chairlifts

Bridger Bowl Ski Area near Bozeman, Montana, has added two new chairlifts for the 2013-2014 ski season.  These lifts are meant to provide more exciting ski runs for intermediate skiers and snowboarders on the north side of the mountain. If you have skied Bridger Bowl before, you will know that ...

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Things to do in Montana

Not sure if Montana is worth a visit?  Wondering what there is to do in Montana? Born and raised in Montana, I truly believe this state is a special place that will provide you with the unique vacation you are looking for.  What I love is that most of the things it has to offer... Read More

Things to do at Whitefish Mountain Resort in Montana During the Summer: Gondola Rides, Ziplining, and Alpine Slides

Ahh… summertime at Montana ski areas.  What is there to do?!  Resorts such as Whitefish Mountain Resort and Big Sky Resort have fun year-round for visitors to enjoy. From hiking, gondola rides, alpine slides, bike riding, and ziplining, resorts offer many fun family friendly summer ...

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Early Summer at Logan Pass at Glacier National Park in Montana

Early summer is a fun time to visit Glacier National Park.  The Going-to-the-Sun Highway and Logan Pass will still have snow on them, and there is lots of fun to be had with snow! If you plan on driving to Montana for your vacation, and you are coming right after the snow is removed from the ...

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A Local Spot for Great Turns: Maverick Mountain in Montana

If you ever find yourself traveling the back roads of southwest Montana, you may come across a throwback to how skiing used to (and in my opinion, still should) be. Located approximately 40 miles west of Dillon, MT, in Polaris, MT, on The Pintler Scenic Byway, Maverick Mountain is just such a ...

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General Information about Skiing at Whitefish Mountain Resort at “Big Mountain”

What can I say….Whitefish Mountain Resort at Big Mountain is home to me.  My home ski hill.  Where I grew up as a child, from my first snowplow to my first cliff jump.  It stole my heart years before it was renamed “Whitefish Mountain Resort at Big Mountain.”  To me, Big ...

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The Top of the World Resort along the Beartooth Highway in Montana

The Top of the World Resort along the Beartooth Highway is a very important stop, as it is the only store along the Beartooth Highway.  This store sits at 9,400 feet elevation, located 25 miles from Cooke City, Montana, and 38 miles from Red Lodge, Montana.  The resort is accessible from the ...

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Montana ski resort webcam links

I believe that looking at a ski resort’s webcam is the best way to see the weather for that day.  I always check the webcam before I head up to ski Whitefish Mountain Resort {a/k/a Big Mountain}.  If the mountain is particularly cloudy, I may be more inclined to stay home.  And if it is ...

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