2017 MTBPARKS PASS PERKS
• One FREE day
• 50% off on return visits or
• 2-for-1 buddy tickets
Big Sky Resort Bike Park Overview
Big Sky Bike Park is a two-time Top Five winner in the MTBparks.com Riders' Choice Best Bike Parks Awards for the Northwest Region.
Big Sky is, well, BIG! And for years the Big Sky Bike Park has attracted riders seeking rowdy downhill mountain biking with old school flavor. Riders will find mostly advanced and expert downhill trails, but there are beginner and intermediate offerings as well.
Big Sky has been long known for mostly ungroomed techy trails. This year, with expansion to include trails off three lifts, there is something for everyone.
Want to go straight to the gnar? Natural techy singletrack trails with a splattering of man-made features can be found on Key Hole, Jacob's Ladder and Lobo.
New to the sport? Try "Easy Rider" off the Explorer lift. Like machine built flow trails? Try Otter Slide also off Explorer. Swift current offers a blend of machine built sections with technical riding.
Cairns Way, Nameless, Tango and Soul Hole will give you a slightly mellower taste of the trails at Big Sky.
Beyond the Bike Park
Big Sky also means miles of incredible scenery, abundant wildflowers and more wildlife sightings than human encounters.
For riders looking to climb or seeking a fun pedal through the forest, you too will be stoked to find that Big Sky Resort is surrounded by National Forest Service land that offers hundreds of miles of forest service roads and trails for mountain biking.
Riders can also explore 28 miles of cross country bike trails; for fun, flowing cross-country trails, check out Otter Way and Upper South Fork, both newly machine built last year.
What's new at Big Sky
3 lifts.... That's right 3. This Summer Big Sky will be reopening Ramcharger lift for downhill and XC access, allowing riders over 20 trails to choose from. 2016 will also usher in an onslaught of new building projects including: Rabbit Run (a new green trail), a revamping of our Andesite trails and a brand new Terra Flow designed flow trail from the top of Andesite to the Mountain to Meadow trail. This and other projects will be taking place all Summer. Make sure to check out our trail updates at
Getting to Big Sky Resort
Big Sky Resort is located midway between Bozeman and West Yellowstone, in southwestern Montana on US Highway 191. We are just 18 miles north of the Yellowstone National Park boundary and an hours drive to the West Entrance. We have biking out the Mountain Village as well as the Moonlight Lodge.
Gallatin Alpine Sports presents a scenic, fun, technically challenging, and physically demanding course on Andesite Mountain and Lone Mountain at Big Sky Resort in Lone Peak's Revenge Enduro Race.
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Two lifts will be spinning at Big Sky this summer, offering riders even more options than ever, and combining the mountain's techiest trails with the big mountain riding locals have loved for years. Check out the Big Sky Resort Trail Descriptions below for additional information.
BIG SKY, MT – Known more for its fast and raw techy singletrack, Big Sky Bike Park has been upping the ante on its trail offerings with the help of Terraflow Trail Systems. The latest is Snake Charmer, a fast, flowing jump trail that, um, snakes its way down the mountain.
BIG SKY, MT – Big Sky Bike Park, a Top 5 winner in the Riders' Choice Awards for the Northwest region, opens this Saturday, June 6, for the summer of 2015 and returns to the MTBparks Pass program with a free day and half off or two-for-one return visits when you bring a friend.
BIG SKY, MT – Big Sky Bike Park returns to the MTBparks Pass for 2015 with one FREE day of riding and 50% OFF return visits or two-for-one tickets when you bring a friend. In its second year, the MTBparks Pass gives riders free lift tickets, discounts and deals at some of the Best Bike Parks across North America. With more than 30 resorts and partners offering benefits—and more continually being added—the MTBparks Pass is the best value available in resort destination riding.
The term "Big" does not convey the type of riding you'll encounter at Big Sky Bike Park. The terrain is steep, loose, and unforgiving. Exactly what the majority of us gravity hungry riders are constantly seeking. Within the first couple of runs, the mountain had already devoured a pair of brake pads and the early season symptoms of hand pump had returned.
Big Sky, MT — MtbParks is excited to announce the news that we've all been waiting for at Big Sky. Downhill biking will return to Lone Peak via the Swift Current chairlift for the 2012 season! If you've never been to Big Sky, just know that this is an exciting decision and you'll have many longer, more varied terrain to ride than the trails they offered on Andesite Mountain.
So right off the resort lost power to the lifts at 2:30pm so my riding was cut short, Super Bummed!
That said Snakecharmer and Joker Lips rock and were worth the drive from WA alone. Get the power fixed and keep up the great trail building work!!