Big Sky Ski and Snowsports School
Big Sky Resort hosts a ski and snowsports school which offers morning and afternoon snowboard and ski lessons. The locals are the friends to behold.
Lessons are scheduled either side of midday (morning 09.45 - 11.45 and afternoon 13.00 - 15.00) and a half-day course costs $45. This does not include lift ticket or ski rental. Beginners have the option of morning or afternoon lessons, intermediate students are mainly in the morning while more advanced on-piste classes are in the afternoon.
Special powder sessions are held in the morning and mogul clinics in the afternoon.
Big Sky offers special deals on ski rentals for beginner skiers and for special beginner lift tickets. Enquiries should be made at the ski school office in the Snowcrest Lodge.
Private ski lessons are also available. Prices range from $90 for a single hour to $450 for a full day.
Big Sky Snowboard School
Big Sky Snowsports School also offers snowboard lessons either in groups or as private instruction. Group lessons cost $48 for a half-day. Snowboard rental is available in conjunction with the lessons for $28 per day.
Big Sky Mountain Hosts
At 10.30 every morning, Big Sky Resort offers a free tour of the mountain. This is NOT instruction, but a service offered by the resort guests services team. Skiers wishing to take part should be at a confident intermediate level.