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Videos: 3 resorts open for the season 

Big Sky early opening day

Over the weekend, three of our favorite ski resorts cranked up their chairlifts and opened their runs for skiers and snowboarders! Keystone opened for the season on Nov. 6 with an 18-inch base at mid-mountain. Two out of three Banff and Lake Louise ski resorts opened with Mt. Norquay dropping the rope on Nov. 5 and […]

7 top North America resorts to learn to ski 

Buttermilk Cliffhouse

January is Learn to Ski Month, so there’s no better time to start thinking about where you’d like to experience your first ski vacation. We’ve compiled a list of North America’s best resorts for first timers thanks to their specialized learning programs, state-of-the-art facilities, accessibility and unique beginner experiences. After a lesson or two with […]

Video: Big Sky Pond Skim Crash Reel 

Video Big Sky Pond Skim

Pond skims are a closing day tradition; they’re the last chance to gather up your guts and go for glory. There’s always some carnage involved as skiers and snowboarders inevitably overshoot the pool or cannon-ball into the icy water, but the crowd rallies behind those who go big and cheers loudest for the most impressive […]

Big Sky Resort and Moonlight Basin 

Big Sky Resort and Moonlight Basin

Ski.com visited Big Sky Resort and Moonlight Basin this week, and it was quite literally awesome. Big and beautiful with a real sense of place, this stunning corner of Montana is a treat for expert skiers as well as families. With 5,532 acres of terrain between Big Sky and Moonlight Basin and a tagline that […]