Guidebook

Serious Freeride Skiing at Big Sky Resort

One of the largest playgrounds for outdoor adventurers in the United States awaits you in southwestern Montana.

Description

Big Sky Ski Resort, Montana, has a whopping 5,850 acres of skiable terrain, 400 inches of annual snowfall, and 4,350 vertical feet. With 60 percent of its terrain fit for advanced/expert skiers, Big Sky is serious skiing.

Navigate windswept ridges and descend steep, technical sidecountry chutes with this selection of routes. Freeriding around Big Sky is a guaranteed adventure. You’ll need to be fully prepared with a beacon, shovel, and probe, and sign in with ski patrol before setting out.

Sources: https://www.outsideonline.com/1929101/why-serious-skiers-need-visit-big-sky-montana

Cornrows 3
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Cornrows 3

Big Sky
405 m
45 °
NW
0 m
0.7 km
A steep ski line in Lone Lake Cirque
Severe
Private
The Anger Hair Piece, Comb-Over, Corn-Rows
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

The Anger Hair Piece, Comb-Over, Corn-Rows

Big Sky
389 m
39 °
W
0 m
0.8 km
Steep technical side country chutes.
Extreme
Private
Far Side Wall 4
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Far Side Wall 4

Big Sky
135 m
45 °
E
3 m
0.3 km
The farthest and shortest line in Lone Lake is clean, steep, and fun
Severe
Private
Far Side Wall 2
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Far Side Wall 2

Big Sky
175 m
48 °
NE
2 m
0.3 km
A steep ski line above a no fall zone
Severe
Private
Secret Entrance

Secret Entrance

Big Sky
59 m
32 °
0 m
0.1 km
While not as secret as the name suggests, this ramp offers good snow and fun turns.
Moderate
Private
Chippewa Ridge
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Chippewa Ridge

Big Sky
433 m
36 °
SE
17 m
1.5 km
Ridge line with multiple lines and cliffs.
Difficult
Private
Cornrows 1
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Cornrows 1

Big Sky
132 m
42 °
W
0 m
0.2 km
A popular descent in Cornrows section of the Lone Lake Cirque
Severe
Private
Wyoming Bowl
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Wyoming Bowl

Big Sky
506 m
38 °
3 m
1.5 km
A beautiful back country ski on the south side of Lone Mountain.
Difficult
Private
The Mullet
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

The Mullet

Big Sky
560 m
44 °
W
0 m
0.9 km
The classic of Lone Lake Cirque.
Severe
Private
5th Gully

5th Gully

Big Sky
187 m
45 °
0 m
0.2 km
An amazing upper section, with a rarely skiable lower section.
Severe
Private
Asteroid Rock

Asteroid Rock

Big Sky
99 m
25 °
0 m
0.3 km
A short variation of Headwaters Bowl
Moderate
Private
4th Gully

4th Gully

Big Sky
195 m
43 °
0 m
0.2 km
Similar to 3rd Gully, but more exposed.
Difficult
Private
Tits Up
The best Routes on FATMAP, hand-picked by FATMAP’s Editorial team.

Tits Up

Big Sky
148 m
48 °
NE
0 m
0.2 km
A rarely open short steep chute on the east face.
Severe
Private
Dobe's

Dobe's

Big Sky
105 m
39 °
0 m
0.2 km
A tricky line that isn't always open.
Extreme
Private
6th Gully

6th Gully

Big Sky
184 m
44 °
0 m
0.2 km
The most tame of the bunch in Gullies 4-6
Difficult
Private