Big Mountain Ski and Summer Resort

The 34th most popular cross country ski area in Montana.

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North of Whitefish, the Big Mountain Nordic Center has 16km of cross country skiing trails groomed daily. Big Mountain is known for its fog (yes!) and its cold temperatures.

For apres ski, try the Stube. Looking for nightlife? Try Hellroaring Saloon or Great Northern Bars.

Overall, Big Mountain Ski and Summer Resort is the 34th most popular cross country ski area of all 37 Nordic ski destinations in Montana. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Big Mountain Ski and Summer Resort including Izaak Walton Inn, Round Meadows, Upper Lake McDonald, North Fork Flathead - Polebridge, Blacktail Mountain and Glacier NordicRendezvous Ski Trail System.


Local Contact(s):  BMNC (406) 862-2900; Flathead National Forest (406) 755-5401; Flathead Visitors (800) 543-3105; Glacier Vistors (800) 338-5072; Montana Visitors (800) 541-1447; Central Reservations (888) 224-4759.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Garden Wall Inn (888) 530-1700

Luxury Loding:  Loon Echo Resort, Stryker (800) 956-6632; Kandahar Lodge (877) 862-1505

Breakfast Restaurant:  Buffalo Cafe, Whitefish; Whitefish Times Coffee

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  48.43, -114.344

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  6/26/2016

ID:  11450