Big Sky Resort

4.58 out of 5
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↑ 500 ft
↓ 1,000 ft
elevation (ft)

Trail Description
About this trail
Big Sky Resort is the real deal. It has condos, bars, cafes, restaurants, hotels, gorgeous alpine scenery, a golf course, zip lines, climbing wall, vibrant apres-ski and apres-bike scene, great wifi that even reaches the lower trails, the second largest ski field in the USA, and... oh yes - the best downhill mountain bike trails in the USA, not to mention great cross-country trails...

Three ski lifts service the downhill trails with a combined altitude gain of 3400 feet. There are two easy downhill (down-slope!) trails, five intermediate, three advanced and a whole den of extreme trails - the best collection of intensely technical Downhill trails on the planet. Two of the intermediate trails are flow trails, as is one advanced trail - all are masterpieces of their type. One extraordinary trail - Soul Hole - starts out as a steep advanced, rocky, rooty, natural-style, technical downhill trail and then morphs into a sublime, machine-made flow trail. Even within the two parts, the variety will keep your mind focused and your soul enthralled.

The prime cross-country trail is the superb "Mountain to Meadow" shuttle serviced down-slope trail. The other cross-country trails traverse the meadows and foot-hills of Lone Peak, 11,166 feet, and Mount Andesite, 8,800 feet. A fine example is the Beehive Basin Trail.

The information center and the bike shop have a good map of all the trails and the bike shop can rent you a bike and safety gear.
added by Jeff BarberWorld Champ
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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System Trails (7)
System Trails (7)
Beehive Basin
Mountain to Meadow
Soul Hole
Joker Lips
Snake Charmer
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  Tim Russell   on Jun 16, 2019
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Reviews (5)

Bunny Hop

June 22, 2019
Review: just go, truly amazing park you will love it.

World Champ

August 18, 2017
Review: I love Big Sky Resort. The lift serviced trails are varied, amazing and either intense or fun. The flow trails are phenomenal, and the technical downhill trails are exhilarating. Soul Hole has to rank among the top 10 trails in the world. It's hard to imagine better flow trails than Snake Charmer or Joker Lips. And then there's Mountain to Meadow - a 5 mile down-sloping trail that combines back-country adventure, mellow flow, and stunning scenery.

Granny Gear

July 3, 2017
frenchrc Granny Gear  
Review: Great park style riding with lift access. Also plenty of singletrack and cross country to be found in the area as well.

Granny Gear

August 26, 2015
Review: With variety of terrain you can choose excellent xc trails with scenic views of the surrounding mountains. Plenty of options to ride as long of a ride as you can want. Trails on the lift access offer everything from smooth flow trail to puckering rock gardens and long ladder rides. Steep and technical trails can challenge any level of downhill rider. The one thing missing is large jump lines. I personally don't have experience on large jump lines so it only takes it down to a 4/5 for me. The trail systems here seem to be expanding more and more every year.

August 9, 2015
Review: 40 miles of cross country and lift serviced downhill trails. Two chairlifts loading bikes in 2015 with potential for a third in 2015. Check out Easy Rider for a good intro to downhill riding, Otter Slide for a great downhill flow experience and the Mountain to Meadow trail, starting at the Upper South Fork trail for 8.5 miles of fantastic riding - mix of climbing on road and sweet rolling terrain followed by 6 miles of fantastic flowing downhill!

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