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Great Divide Ski Area

Address: 7385 Belmont Drive, Helena, MT
Phone Number: 406/449-3746
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Ranked #23 of 42 things to do in Helena
Type: Ski & snowboard areas, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
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Type: Ski & snowboard areas, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We got married at The Great Divide in September and I couldn't be happier! The family who owns the hill went above and beyond to make our experience wonderful. They were so accommodating! Not to mention how beautiful it was! Highly recommend that if you are in the Helena area in the winter time to check out this family run... More 

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Helena, Montana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Spent a few fun days here. Nothing extreme. Good for newer skiers and boarders. Great location from Helena.

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Helena, Montana
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45 reviews 45 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

While I've heard that Great Divide has a few rocks, they were covered up this winter! Snowmaking and lights on the lower runs provide a lot of good early season skiing. Great natural powder (on multiple occasions) provided great skiing opportunities on a wide variety of runs, as well as some of the better "tree skiing" I've seen in Montana.... More 

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Great Falls, Montana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

EXCELLENT LOCAL SKI AREA! owners/operators work real hard at giving you the BEST skiing for your money. Snow conditions are what they are, but they've done their best to make it great stuff. Excellent variety of runs...try Wild West. Showdown sucks.

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Helena, Montana
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

So much area to explore when the snow is there. Always a reasonable deal. Quite often there are teachers on the back yard tow that will give advice to beginners. Weekend powder days when the Wild West chair is open are phenomenal. Powder stashes all day

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Jefferson City, MT
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

It has the cheapest rates of any ski resort I have ever been too. The staff is very nice and helpful. There is not enough area indoors to sit and relax. My 10 year old son loves skiing there.

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Jefferson City, MT
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

It has the cheapest rates of any ski resort I have ever been too. The staff is very nice and helpful. There is not enough area indoors to sit and relax. My 10 year old son loves skiing there.

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Helena, Montana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Great because it is close to town...very family friendly. Love the live music and the deck! Gets very icy at times, and is a very short beginner runs...but I'm kind of a sissy....I enjoy my time there weather I am skiing or just hanging out waiting for the kids.

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Orrville, Ohio
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This place is so family friendly! They were great with the kids! All the staff were extremely helpful, friendly, and courteous. By the time we left we knew one gentleman on a first name basis. We were wishing we lived closer so we could go back often. The Yard is free for those who want to practice for the real... More 

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Clancy, Montana
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137 reviews 137 reviews
40 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We live near Great Divide, but don't ski here all that often. Snow cover is iffy. Lower area is mostly terrain parks & beginner runs. There is some good expert terrain in other areas, and when the area gets a big storm, it can be epic. Lift prices are low and owner / operators are dedicated. However in Montana you... More 

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