Montana Skiing Trip
Known for its high mountains and incredible snow conditions, Montana offers skiing heaven to any ski enthusiast. Enjoy downhill skiing and cross-country skiing on over 30 Montana skiing resorts and numerous private and public trails.
There are 16 downhill ski areas featuring 400 inches snowfall and over 900 runs to satisfy all types of guests from expert skiers to vacationing families. Experience a thrilling Montana skiing adventure in the back-country through several guided tours by helicopter, snowmobile or snowcat.
When it comes to cross-county skiing there are 16 ski centers or resorts offering at least 10 kilometers of groomed trails. Moreover, you will find over 70 cross-country skiing trails in Montana’s National Forests in more than 20 cities. For example, there are the Beaverhead Deerlodge National Forest (16 trails), the Gallatin National Forrest (27 trails) and the Kootenai National Forest (16 trails).
You will find excellent Montana skiing areas for cross-country skiing in the two most popular parks in Montana, the Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park where you can enjoy the pristine landscape while skiing. Those seeking peace and solitude will find it in Glacier. Explore the wildlife in Yellowstone and ski past its amazing geysers.
If you are planning your Montana skiing trip, check the current snow conditions in ski areas by viewing online snow reports as well as local events. Montana skiing deals abound from many ski areas in the state so guests can enjoy skiing and save money, too. There are Learn-To-Ski or Ride deals from 14 participating ski areas. You simply pick out a resort; purchase the package by contacting the resort of your choice and then make the necessary schedule arrangements. Look out for beginner’s packages and discounts for college students.
There is certainly no shortage of lodging facilities in Montana. You can stay in a bed and breakfast inn, cabin, vacation home, condominium, hotel, resort, a forest service cabin etc. Besides Montana skiing, other winter sports are also popular in the state such as snowboarding and snowmobiling. Aside from lodging, Montana also offers great shopping and dining areas to complete your Montana skiing vacation.