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*  '''A Better Stay''' [http://www.abetterstay.com/vacation-rentals/big-sky/]., 1.888.828.6745, Specializes in multi-bedroom accommodations in Big Sky, Montana, including vacation rentals, condos, resorts, and mountain rentals with more space and amenities.
 
 
 
*<sleep name="The Lodge at Big Sky" alt="" address="75 Sitting Bull Road, Big Sky, MT" directions="" phone="(406) 995-7858" url="www.TheLodgeatBigSky.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="$99-$189" lat="" long="">The Lodge is located in the heart of BIG SKY RESORT. Our 90 new suites include minifridge, microwave, wet bar, coffee maker, speakerphones, and data ports, and incredible views. The ski lifts, restaurants, and shops are within easy walking distance.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="The Lodge at Big Sky" alt="" address="75 Sitting Bull Road, Big Sky, MT" directions="" phone="(406) 995-7858" url="www.TheLodgeatBigSky.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="$99-$189" lat="" long="">The Lodge is located in the heart of BIG SKY RESORT. Our 90 new suites include minifridge, microwave, wet bar, coffee maker, speakerphones, and data ports, and incredible views. The ski lifts, restaurants, and shops are within easy walking distance.</sleep>
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==Stay Safe==

Revision as of 23:36, 1 July 2009

Big Sky is a mountain resort in Montana.

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Understand

Big Sky was a ranch up until the early 1970's when T.V. newscaster Chet Huntley decided to turn it into a ski hill and resort area. It has grown considerably in the last 10 years but still is relatively uncrowded as most of the lodging in the area is houses and condos that are used infrequently.

Get in

You can fly into Bozeman and take a 45 minute drive down the canyon along the Gallatin River.

Classic Limo (406) 585-5466 Offering full ground transportation options including airport shuttles to Bozeman, Big Sky, West Yellowstone, Chico, Mammoth, Livingston or anywhere else you may need. Providing private and economical travel to your meeting or for your vacation. (406) 585-5466 www.bozemanlimo.com

Get around

Big Sky is divided between the Mountain Village (at the base of the Big Sky Ski Resort) and the Meadow Village (that is a 10 minute car ride and several thousand vertical feet below the Mountain).

Classic Limo (406) 585-5466 Offering full ground transportation options including airport shuttles to Bozeman, Big Sky, West Yellowstone, Chico, Mammoth, Livingston or anywhere else you may need. Providing private and economical travel to your meeting or for your vacation. (406) 585-5466 www.bozemanlimo.com

See

Near the Meadow Village there is a beautiful 30-foot falls, Ousel Falls, that freezes up in the winter. You can usually hear/see water running beneath the ice on the far right side. The trail to the falls is fairly well maintained and receives regular use. As you head from Highway 191 to Big Sky, you will see the golf course on your right. Soon after, there will be a left turn onto Ousel Falls Road. Travel about 2 miles to the obvious parking area and trail head on the left side. The trail to the falls follows a stream and is about 1.5 miles long.

Do

There is great skiing and boarding, in particular for more advanced skiers. The lifts are never crowded. Top runs are.

  • Cruisers - Calamity Jane, Elk Park Ridge, and Big Horn
  • Moguls - Crazy Raven, Mad Wolf, Moonlight, and Bad Dog
  • Glades - Wounded Knee, Congo, and Blackfoot
  • Steeps - Anything off the Tram, War Dance, Big Rock Tongue, and Snake Pit

This is a big mountain with lots of area to explore. Rocks are not marked very well, so use caution when off the groomers. There are also several good terrain parks for shred-heads and freestylers.

Buy

Eat

  • Cinnamon Lodge, about 15 miles south of Big Sky on Hwy 191. This place has great Mexican food and margaritas. Try the pork roast special. Although Mexican food is what it's known for, good steaks and some seafood are available. As an added bonus, if you travel a couple of miles farther south on 191, you enter the northwest corner of Yellowstone Park. It is not a fee area, and you are likely to see quite a few elk in the first mile of so of open valley in the fall and winter.

Drink

Sleep

  • The Lodge at Big Sky, 75 Sitting Bull Road, Big Sky, MT, (406) 995-7858, [1]. The Lodge is located in the heart of BIG SKY RESORT. Our 90 new suites include minifridge, microwave, wet bar, coffee maker, speakerphones, and data ports, and incredible views. The ski lifts, restaurants, and shops are within easy walking distance. $99-$189.


Stay Safe

Visitors should be aware that Big Sky lies adjacent to the historic Karst Asbestos mine, which is dubiously marked out as "Asbestos Mine Trail." The mine, which is no longer active, has never been cleaned up, and visitors are advised to stay away from the area due to the danger of breathing asbestos dust.


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