We're expecting snow to move in on Thanksgiving and that should make for a great opening weekend at Big Sky Ski Resort. The lifts open for the first time this season on Thanksgving Day at 9 a.m.

Big Sky Info:

  • Ski lifts run 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (weather permitting)
  • Chair lifts = 24  Surface lifs = 12
  • Average is 400+ inches
  • Lift capacity is 38,300 skiers per hour
  • Four new snowcats will debut on the mountain at Big Sky this winter season, providing meticulously groomed slopes to greet skiers each morning of the ski season.

Be sure to tune in to the XL Country Ski Report weekday mornings at 6:30 a.m. (Dec 2 - April 17)