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Recreation

Welcome to the Great Outdoors

From memorable summer days spent under clear blue skies to the crisp mountain air of winter, Big Sky Country is a renowned destination for recreation enthusiasts in every season.

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Compass Sports

At Compass Sports, our on-site outfitter, expert guides are here to curate the perfect hike, mountain bike ride, archery lesson, snowshoe adventure, horseback ride and more for you and your family based on ability and preference. You’ll find everything you need for your outdoor adventure with on-site rentals, maps, personal guides and all the gear you need.

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Tubing Hill

Daily | 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Take a thrilling ride on our Tubing Hill right outside our front steps and sip on hot chocolate in-between runs to warm up. Weather permitting.

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Ranger Ski & Ride School

February 17, 18 & 22-24 | 9:30am – 3:30pm | Mountain Lawn

With two magic carpets just steps from Montage Big Sky, our Ranger Ski and Ride School offers an accessible introduction for level one and two skiers to learn foundational skills from Big Sky Resort’s expert ski instructors while the rest of the family explores the mountain’s vast terrain. Lunch will be included.

$575* per child (ages 4-12)

*Price is exclusive of rentals and lift tickets and must be purchased separately.

Winter | Yellowstone National Park Tours

December – April | Full-Day Tour November – April | Full-Day Tour
December – April | Full-Day Tour
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Winter Wonders National Park Tour

Witness the most iconic natural wonders of Yellowstone National Park amidst the picturesque winter scenery. You’ll be escorted to West Yellowstone from Montage Big Sky in luxury transportation where you will join a group snow coach tour to enter the West Gate. Expert naturalist guides will take you along scenic roads and lead you through historic boardwalk traverses while you enjoy the peace of snow-covered natural landscapes and majestic wildlife sightings. Witness iconic national treasures including Old Faithful, Grand Prismatic Spring and the marvel of the Upper Yellowstone Falls.

November – April | Full-Day Tour
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Northern Range Wildlife Safari

Experience first-hand why we call this region the Serengeti of North America. With only 50 miles of road open to vehicles during the winter, your guide will expertly navigate this terrain while providing in-depth details on the history, the geology and the wildlife that have shaped this landscape. With high-powered optics you’ll have the opportunity to observe different species, including remarkable apex predators, like the gray wolf, in the wild.

Reservations are also available by emailing [email protected]

Call (406) 993-8384 for Reservations
Yellowstone Old Faithful Geyser

Yellowstone National Park GuideAlong

If you prefer to venture into Yellowstone National Park on your own, we offer a personal GPS-guided tour through the GuideAlong App. GuideAlong is a satellite, GPS-based real-time map and audio tour of the Nation’s first National park, starting from Montage Big Sky’s front drive. With GuideAlong, explore at-your-own-pace while learning about the history and wildlife of the park.  Please visit our Concierge for additional information.

Riding Horses in the Snow

Horseback Riding

Embark on a magical winter trail ride through Big Sky Country. This winter season offers a unique opportunity to revel in the tranquil beauty of serene landscapes, majestic snow-covered peaks and the fresh aroma of pine trees on horseback.

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Dog Sledding

Experience Big Sky Country from a new perspective and explore the world of dog sledding. Receive firsthand knowledge on the art of mushing and canine training before you embark on an unforgettable journey through breathtaking landscapes.

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Snowmobiling

Explore the snowy Montana Mountains through gentile terrain on a snowmachine. Riders take a scenic route up Buck Ridge with gradual inclines, through snow covered trees that makes way to sweeping vistas at the top.

Two Cross Country Skiers in Big Sky, Montana

Cross-Country Skiing

Grab all the gear you need at Compass Sports and head out for a refreshing cross country ski on beautiful groomed trails set against the Spanish Peaks mountains.

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Snowshoeing

Explore secluded tree-lined paths surrounded by vast expanses of snow-capped mountain views on an inspiring snowshoe adventure.

Helicopter Tours

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Sunrise or Sunset Wildlife Tour

Helicopter Tours with Montage Big Sky are an exclusive experience to see Montana’s splendor from the sky. Explore the vast wilds of remote areas from a helicopter with seasoned guides explaining the wildlife, flora and fauna. Spot moose, bears, elk, deer and other animals in their natural habitat. These tours are offered in every season and may be customized based on guest’s preferences.

Tour includes round-trip transportation to helipad, 1 – 1.5 hour helicopter ride, champagne and snacks. 

Call (406) 993-8385 for Reservations
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Yellowstone National Park Hydrothermal Features Photo Safari

Photograph our country’s first National Park from above and enjoy vast views of the stunning thermal features without the crowds. From the spectacular colors of Grand Prismatic to the dramatic burst of Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park has over 10,000 hydrothermal features to explore.

Tour includes round-trip transportation to helipad, 1 – 1.5 hour helicopter ride, champagne and snacks. 

Call (406) 993-8385 for Reservations
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Grand Teton National Park Photo Tour

Fly over one of the most stunning mountain ranges in our country while capturing highly sought-after viewpoints of the terrain. Dotted with lakes, valleys and towering mountains, there are sure to be plenty of photo-worthy stops. On this trip, guests will travel over Yellowstone National Pak to get to the Grand Tetons, getting to see two incredible National Parks in one day.

Tour includes round-trip transportation to helipad and 2 hour helicopter ride.

Call (406) 993-8385 for Reservations

Ski with Dan Egan

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Private Experiences

Discover new techniques and explore Big Sky Resort with a new perspective with world-renowned skier, Dan Egan. Dan is known for his roles in thirteen Warren Miller films, where he fearlessly conquered the world’s most remote skiing destinations, earning him a well-deserved place in the US Skiing & Snowboarding Hall of Fame. As a ski ambassador and guide, Dan is dedicated to sharing his knowledge and passion for the sport. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a beginner looking to enhance your skills, this adventure promises a one-of-a-kind skiing experience.

*Private experiences with Dan Egan are available upon request based on availability. 

Call (406) 995-5743 for Reservations
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Early Bird & Steep Camps

Dan Egan Early Bird Camp | For skiers eager to kick off the season by honing their all-terrain skills and discovering new dimensions of balance and stance, be sure to explore Dan Egan’s Early Bird Camp, here.

Dan Egan Steeps Camps | Lone Peak boasts some of the most exhilarating and challenging terrain in the country. Learn to acquire the tactics needed to explore black diamond terrain confidently and safely at Dan Egan’s Steep Camps, here.

Call (406) 995-5743 for Reservations
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Fly Fishing & Ice Fishing

Home to blue-ribbon streams of the Gallatin River, Big Sky is a world-renowned destination for fly-fishing in every season. Experience this classic Montana past time as you wade through the water with half or full-day walk and wade tours or discover the unique art of ice fishing on a full-day excursion.

Reservations are also available by emailing [email protected]

Summer | Yellowstone National Park Tours

April – October | Full-Day Tour April – October | Full-Day Tour
April – October | Full-Day Tour
Grand Prismatic Spring

Natural Wonders Safari

You’ll be captivated by the most iconic natural wonders of the Park, including Old Faithful, Grand Prismatic Spring and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

April – October | Full-Day Tour
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Southern Wildlife Safari

Delight in the Southern region of the Park, where the rugged landscape is teeming with wildlife moving against the scenic backdrop of Hayden Valley.

Reservations are also available by emailing [email protected]

Call (406) 993-8384 for Reservations

Rodeos

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Lone Mountain Ranch Rodeo

June 11 – October 22 | Tuesdays | 6:00pm

Experience the authentic spirit of the Wild West. Saddle up for the rodeo with our friendly neighbors at Lone Mountain Ranch as cowboys and cowgirls showcase their skillset in horsemanship, barrel racing, bull riding and team roping.

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West Yellowstone Rodeo

June 14 – August 17 | Daily | 7:00pm

Immerse yourself in the heart of West Yellowstone’s annual summer rodeo against Montana’s breathtaking backdrop. Experience an exhilarating lineup featuring Bareback Bronc Riding, Barrel Racing, Bull Riding, Team Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding and the family-friendly Calf Scramble.

PBR Rodeo

PBR Rodeo

July 18, 19, 20 | Big Sky Events Arena

Experience Big Sky’s biggest weekend at the PBR Pro Division Rodeo with three nights of exhilarating bull riding and artisan village featuring local artists and culinary experiences.

Man riding a horse in the river at Montage Big Sky

Horseback Riding

Channel the authentic spirit of the Mountain West on horseback. Rugged treks up mountain trails and across wildflower-blanketed fields invoke the sense of a time gone by, when the west was truly wild and the unspoiled beauty of the Montana wilderness was nearly undiscovered.

Horseback riding is provided through our partnership with the Spanish Peaks Mountain Club. Due to the popularity of this activity and stable availability, our concierge is available to assist with horseback riding reservations through other partners in Big Sky year-round. 

Call (406) 993-8142 for Reservations

Guided Mountain Biking

A privately guided bike adventure is a great way to discover Montana’s picturesque spaces, at your own designated pace. Choose from electric or analog mountain bikes as you explore the Spanish Peaks trail system or enjoy a road tour with breathtaking views. A variety of world class trails for all skill are accessible from the resort, with bike and gear rentals available through Compass Sports.

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Fly Fishing

Big Sky’s world-class fly fishing draws in avid anglers from around the globe, each one eager to cast their lines into the teeming Blue Ribbon trout streams of the Madison and Gallatin Rivers. Enjoy a day on the river where thousands of rainbows, cutthroats and Montana brown trout swim in abundance, and the soundtrack of chirping birds and rushing whitewater canyons lulls you into the state of peace that can only be found while fishing.

Reservations are also available by emailing [email protected]

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Archery and 3D Archery

Enjoy this classic outdoor experience with friendly guidance from our Compass team.  For those seeking adventure, explore our network of life-sized wildlife targets throughout the mountains with a day of 3D archery.

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UTV Tours

Montage Big Sky has partnered with Summit Motor Sports to curate a backcountry mountain experience, exclusive to Montage guests. The beginner-friendly GPS-guided tour takes you to almost 10,000 feet in elevation on the Buck Ridge trails in the Gallatin National Forest. Ride along 16 miles of scenic trails on brand-new Polaris RZR side-by-sides.

This is a four-hour GPS guided experience. Only two passenger side-by-sides are available. Transportation from Montage Big Sky is not included as a part of this experience.

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Trail Hiking

Explore Big Sky’s robust system of hiking trails, right outside your window. With nearly 30 trails, encompassing hundreds of miles and every experience level, the Spanish Peaks’ deep blue summit lakes and colorful wildflowers offer a beautiful respite, even on the most rugged ascents. Five of our favorite hikes include:

Ousel Falls | Meadow | 1.5 Miles Round-Trip | Elevation Gain: 500 feet

Beehive Basin | Mountain | 6.6 Miles Round-Trip | Elevation Gain: 1,625 feet

Lava Lake | Gallatin Canyon | 6 Miles Round-Trip | Elevation Gain: 1,600 feet

Storm Castle Peak | Gallatin Canyon | 4.7 Miles Round-Trip | Elevation Gain: 1,850 feet

Porcupine Creek | Gallatin Canyon | 2.3-Mile Loop | Elevation Gain: 442 feet

Sundays | 4:00pm
Sundays | 4:00pm
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The Art of Fly Tying

Join our fly-fishing experts to learn the basics of fly tying, casting, and other tips & tricks to prepare you for your next fly-fishing adventure.

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Golf

To the delight of both casual golfers and experienced enthusiasts, guests of Montage Big Sky enjoy access to two golf courses, the famed Spanish Peaks Mountain Club and the Big Sky Golf Course. The private Tom Weiskopf-designed championship golf course, Spanish Peaks Mountain Club, features 18 holes of exciting, yet supremely playable terrain, complemented by 40-mile views overlooking majestic Big Sky Country. Additionally, guests can enjoy the award-winning Arnold Palmer designed Big Sky Golf Course with 18-holes of stunning views.

Reservations are also available by emailing [email protected]

Call (406) 993-8385 for Reservations

Big Sky Resort

zipling in the mountains

Ziplining

Soar through forest terrain on a Nature or an Adventure Zipline Tours to experience Montana’s breathtaking horizons and take in its striking scenery of Lone Mountain and the Spanish Peaks of the Madison Range.

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Disc Golf

Disc Golf is a fun way to enjoy the fresh air and great views. Play the 9-hole beginner course off of Explorer, or play the advanced 9-hole course from the top of Ramcharger down.

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Adventure Mountain for Kids

Spend a memorable day with family and friends at Adventure Mountain’s fun activities including bungee trampolines, giant swings, gemstone mining, marble runs and mini-golf.