Although Whitefish is sometimes affected by winter weather that produces more than 300 inches of snow every year, on clear days, the view of Glacier National Park and the Rockies north from Big Mountain adds a truly beautiful sight for ridge.
Visitors can ride the beautiful Amtrak to visit Whitefish, and a variety of live events and music including the resort’s calendar of activities during the winter.
The nearby Whitefish resort town is charming and has lots of places to eat, as well as great places to spend the night, such as the Famous Vacation Home in Whitefish Lake. A recommended route for those who want to avoid the crowds, the Flower Point area on the back of the mountain often has shorter lift lines.
Official site: skiwhitefish.com/
3. Bridger Bowl ski area
Famous for Montana State University students and Bozeman community members, the Bridger Bowl has more than 2,000 acres, combining a variety of terrain. Open runs, silhouettes, slides, chutes and bowls provide something for every level of skier or skier, including steep terrain, high-tech only for advanced skiers.
The eight presidents at Bridger easily handle the crowd gathered on weekends. The ski and snow school at Bridger is a great place for beginners, and the on-site childcare facility allows parents to climb up the slope alone all day.
Official site: //www.ịtgerbowl.com/
4. Discovery ski area
An hour west of Butte, skiers and snowboarders from across the state to Ski Disco and all three faces of this Rocky Mountain resort provide terrain for all possibilities. The front slopes at Discovery include beginner, intermediate, and expert runways and tree trails, while the back features exclusive black and black diamond routes. Foot test. Along with 2,200 acres of patrol terrain, Discovery Ski Area also features nearly 20 miles of cross-country skiing trails and two terrain parks to enjoy.
Address: 180 Discovery Basin Road, Anaconda, Montana
Official site: //www.skidiscovery.com/
5. Montana Snowbowl
Just outside Missoula University City, this local ski and snowboarding area has a relaxed atmosphere with great mountain terrain. For intermediate and advanced snowboarding and snowboarding, Snowbowl’s sloping routes are technically inclined and longer than your average resort, lending in less often crowded conditions on the slopes. The fun doesn’t stop at the ski slopes at Snowbowl, and this local favorite ski resort is also famous for its many crosswalks like it’s for poutine and other ski menu items.
Address: 1700 Snow Bowl, Missoula, Montana
Official site: www.montanasnowbowl.com/