The available numbers detailing Big Sky’s tourism industry indicate it’s been a good winter. But when people ask Candace Carr Strauss with Visit Big Sky—“How many visitors does Big Sky attract?”—all Carr Strauss can do is guess.
Big Sky Resort
Before announcing Big Sky Resort’s official upcoming moves in its 10-year plan, Taylor Middleton, Big Sky Resort general manager and president Taylor Middleton touched on another recent milestone - for the first time in its 45-year history, Big Sky Resort will exceed 500,000 skier visits by the end of this season.
Checking in with GNFAC
Big Sky got blanketed over the past week, and while it’s deep out there, the good news is the slopes around us are mostly stable and open for backcountry business.
Valentine’s Day began as just another aggressive ski day for 50-year-old Butte native Rob Leipheimer. Clouds continued to move in and visibility at the top of Big Sky Resort was more pea soup than blue bird, so there was hardly a wait in the tram line.
It’s his first day as head chef at Peaks restaurant in the Summit Hotel and Eric Holup is searching for inspiration in the walk-in refrigerator.
As per your request for a response in regard to the Montana Public Service Commission article, “Heat turned up on propane provider,” written on Jan. 25, 2018.
Flying down the slopes of Moonlight Basin, Belgrade High School sophomore Kami was often leaving her Big Sky Youth Empowerment crew in the dust. But they didn’t seem to mind, since it gave them the option to catch up, make a quick stop and blast her with snow.
Lou Ann Harris (left), daughter of Gus Raaum, the first CEO of Big Sky Resort presented Anne-Marie Mistretta and the Crail Ranch Homestead Museum (center) with a copy of “A Ski Jumper’s Life & Legacy,” a book she published about her father.