If you know Big Sky, you know the skiing is phenomenal. It is what brings thousands of people to our little mountain town every winter from Christmas on. But even if you love skiing, you will want something to mix up the fun. Find out what Big Sky has to offer for unique winter activities.
Head Lamp Night Skiing
Skiing under the stars and down a mountain. With Big Sky Ski Resort’s expert guides and professional grade headlamps, enjoy the seclusion only felt while in the big mountains of rugged Montana. It is a surreal experience and unique to Big Sky and one you are sure never to forget.
Maybe you have climbed mountains or boulders or trees, but have you ever thought of climbing a frozen waterfall?! Ice climbing is one of the most unique experiences you can have in the Mountains. The beautiful, awe-inspiring waterfalls hiked to in the summer season become massive walls of sparkling ice. Use crampons and ice axes to pick your way to the top with a local guide service, Montana Alpine Guides. Meant for all ability levels, ice climbing is a one of a kind adventure sure to get you out of your comfort zone.
Scenic winter rides done right. Snowmobiles are a fun way to move around the mountains and access Big Sky’s abundant backcountry. Check out a snowmobile tour with Canyon Adventures for half and full day excursions away from the hustle and bustle of the resort, through the Gallatin Canyon. Or, with Two Top Snowmobile Rentals & Tours, explore Yellowstone National Park during it’s cold and more secluded season. An up close look at the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone or the spectacular Old Faithful Geyser bursting from the ground!