BIG SKY, Mont. -- Big Sky Resort holds the distinction of being the
first resort to open for skiing in the Rockies this season -- on
Oct. 16, a full six weeks before its scheduled opening.
The ski area has a number of enhancements to offer guests this
There are three new eateries for visitors to choose from --
Peaks and Carabiner, both located in the Summit Hotel, and the
restaurant at the Moonlight Lodge and Spa -- as well as an expanded
Dugout lodge near the top of the two high-speed quad
Also new is a 220-foot Magic Carpet lift for beginners, which
services the novice terrain and is located near the ski and
A new black diamond trail, called St. Alphonse Trees, offers
open-tree skiing for experts.
In all, the mountain offers 3,600 skiable acres, 120 trails and
a 4,350-foot vertical drop.
Also added this season is new service to Bozeman Airport from
Denver via United Airlines. The service brings the total of
airlines serving the mountain to four.
The other carriers are Northwest, Delta and Horizon.
For more information, call (800) 548-4486 or visit the Web site