What 2016/2017 Big Sky Resort Ski Pass Is Best For You?

With the recent snowfall, everyone is starting to think about winter. There are less than 50 days to go until opening day. If you haven't already, now is the time to start thinking about ski gear and ski passes. But what Big Sky Resort Ski Pass is best for you?

Powder Skiing Off Of Lone Peak Tram | Photo: D. Lennon
Powder Skiing Off Of Lone Peak Tram | Photo: D. Lennon

When you live in or visit a world class ski destination like Big Sky, it's highly likely that you're going to want to go skiing as much as possible. This might even be the year you ski over 140 days! In order to ride the lifts, access the trails, and find the powder stashes, you're going to need your very own 2016/2017 Big Sky Resort Ski Pass.

Before you buy your 2016/2017 Big Sky Resort Ski Pass, take a look at all of the options to find out which one is best for you. Below you'll see a brief synopsis for each pass. Follow the link for all of the important details, the latest prices, and to read the fine print.

Big Sky Resort Tram 

The Lone Peak Tram

  • Gold Season Pass - $299 to $1449 - Direct to lift access every single day, all season long to all terrain at Big Sky Resort
  • Silver Season Pass - $1199 - Direct to lift access Monday through Thursday to all terrain at Big Sky Resort
  • Bronze Season Pass - $299 to $599 - Direct to lift access to all lifts and terrain. Only valid from 11/24 to 12/25, 1/2-1/11, and 4/3-4/16
  • Madison Season Pass - $299 to $859 - Direct to lift access to all open Madison Base Area lifts all season long (Six Shooter, Derringer, Iron Horse, Pony Express, Headwaters, Lone Tree, and Cinnabar Surface Lift)
  • M.A.X. Pass - $699 - The M.A.X. pass provides you access to 32 different ski areas and 5 days at each of those resorts. If you're planning a road trip or you're traveling to Big Sky this is a great option. The M.A.X. pass can also be added on to your Big Sky season pass.
  • M-Bar-T Good Student Program - If you're a 6th-12th grade student at certain Montana schools, you may qualify for a discounted season pass.
  • Day Tickets - Buy half day or full day tickets at the ticket window. Prices range from $49 to $129 depending on age and time of season.

Unfortunately, it's already too late to grab the following passes this year, but keep them in mind for next season:

  • Sky Card - Discount card for $30 off daily lift tickets at window. Includes 7 days of free skiing, 14 days for $29/day, 16 days for $59/day, discounts, and more.
  • Powder Pak - 3 or 10 transferable vouchers for single day lift tickets redeemable at ticket window.

Aerial of Big Sky | Glenniss Indreland
Aerial of Big Sky | Glenniss Indreland

BigSkyResort.com provides all of the nitty gritty details about lift tickets and season passes. Consult the Big Sky website for the most up-to-date information and to verify the details in this post. If you still have questions,contact Big Sky and talk to a real person:

  • Mountain Village: (406) 995-8754
  • Madison Base Area: (406) 993-6074
  • Email: mountainservices@bigskyresort.com

See you on the slopes!


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