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Moonlight Basin Resort

Moonlight Basin ResortBig Sky, Montana

  • Published Friday, November 16, 2012
  • Updated on Friday, August 16, 2013

Moonlight Basin Resort in Big Sky, Montana.  A four-season playground for those who crave the best in Rocky Mountain Hospitality.  Where wild panoramas, world-class skiing, rejuvenating spa experiences and plenty of elbow-room await.  

Moonlight Basin boasts a wide variety of sublime ski and snowboard terrain - 1,900 acres of pristine groomers, tree glades and challenging steeps. (And there's even more: Moonlight Basin's and Big Sky's combined Biggest Skiing in America, racks up a total of 5,512 acres!) Here, skiers and snowboarders dive into Moonlight Basin's huge terrain park, join intimate ski and snowboard lessons, and enjoy affordable lift tickets, rentals, and season passes. Our mountain resort creates an enchanting winter vacation - even just for one day.

Dates of Season:

Early December –  4/14/2013*
*weather dependent

FACTS:


Trails & Terrain:
•Terrain: 1,900 skiable acres
•101 marked trails with vast amounts of bowl, chutes, glades and tree skiing.
•Terrain Difficulty: 20% Beginner, 21% Intermediate, 33% Advanced, 26% Expert
•Longest Run: 2.8 miles
•Terrain Parks: 2 Terrain Park

Snowfall & Temperatures:
•Average Snowfall: 400 inches annually
•Average High Temperature: 25 degrees
•Average Low Temperature: 19 degrees

Elevation:
•Summit Elevation: 11,166 ft/3,403 meters
•Base Elevation: 7,420 ft/2,260 meters
•Vertical Drop: 4,020 ft/1,225 meters

HOW TO GET THERE:

Plane:
It’s easy to get here. Actually, the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, a scenic, 45-mile drive from Big Sky, has more direct flights than any other small ski town in the West. All of which means you can leave your busy life behind and enjoy the largest skiing in the US in a matter of a few hours.

Major airline carriers include: Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, Delta, Frontier, United, and US Airways.

Airport Shuttle Service:
Shuttle to Big Sky & Taxi: (888) 454-5667. The most comfortable and cost effective option for families! Service booked around your travel schedule.
Karst Stage Motorcoach Shuttle Service:  (800) 287-4759 or (406) 556-3540.
Reservations required.
Classic Limo:  (406) 585-5466; info@bozemanlimo.com.

Automobile:
Although there are plenty of dining and activity options located on the mountain, transportation is available for off-the-mountain adventures. If you would like complete control over your schedule, we would suggest renting a car.
 
Airport Rental Car Options:
Alamo Car Rental   (406) 388-6694
Avis Car Rental   (406) 388-4091
Budget Car Rental   (406) 388-4091
Enterprise Rent-a-Car  (406) 388-7420
Dollar Car Rental   (406) 388-3484
Hertz Rent-a-Car   (406) 388-6939
Thrifty Car Rental   (406) 388-3484
National Car Rental   (406) 388-6694

Skyline Bus:
(406) 995-6BUS. Free skier shuttle that circulates the Meadow, Mountain, and Canyon areas every 30 minutes.

Other Transportation Around Big Sky:
Shuttle to Big Sky & Taxi:  (888) 454-5667. Perfect for dinner out!
Reservations strongly recommended.

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