Ski and Snowboard Whitefish Mountain Resort

Whitefish Mountain Resort

Whitefish offers a variety of terrain, amazing tree skiing, and powder. You'll also get great Glacier National Park views from the mountain. Did I mention powder?

Whitefish Mountain Resort is located on Big Mountain, just a 10 minute drive from downtown Whitefish. The resort hasn't left it's mom and pop roots, even though it is up to date with state of the art equipment, the hometown local vibe prevails.

Mountain Stats:
Terrain: 3000 acres, 105 marked trails with vast amounts of bowl and tree skiing
Terrain Difficulty: 12% Beginner, 40% Intermediate, 42% Advanced, 6% Expert
Longest Run: 3.3 miles (Hellfire)
Terrain Parks: 5 Parks & Skier/Boarder Cross Course
Average Snowfall: 300 inches annually
Average High Temperature: 32 degrees F/ 0 C
Average Low Temperature: 17 degrees F/ -8 C
Summit Elevation: 6817ft/2078 meters
Base Elevation: 4464ft/1361 meters
Vertical Drop: 2353ft/717 meters

For more details, pricing, and lodging, visit www.whitefish.com.

Pack List

  • Skis/board
  • Winter gear (goggles, gloves, etc)
  • Trail map (pick one up at the Base Lodge)
  • Camera
  • Stoke
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Activities Snowboarding, Skiing
Skill Level Beginner
Season Winter
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Adult Beverages
Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
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Groups
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Must Do in the Winter

"Big Mountain" (to the locals) is the ski hill in NW Montana. Great terrain from powder to groomed runs to terrain parks.

Awesome even on a bad day

I went on an "icy" day. Locals were complaining about the conditions, but by east coast standards, I'd call it powder.


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