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Address: Missoula, MT 59807
Phone Number: 406-549-9777
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Description: Montana's popular ski area features the "Paradise," a three-mile long...
Montana's popular ski area features the "Paradise," a three-mile long scenic trail, and the "Grizzly," which drops skiers 2,000 vertical feet through steep terrain. Beginners will find slim pickings, but the pros will have a blast with the numerous offerings at this 950-acre skiers' haven.
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The 'Bowl is THE place to be in winter!

Such a fun ski area... great food after morning or afternoon runs and a fun social scene of locals. Very rustic "lodge" but that lends a lot of charm. A kind of European ski area... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Such a fun ski area... great food after morning or afternoon runs and a fun social scene of locals. Very rustic "lodge" but that lends a lot of charm. A kind of European ski area feel - or at least a mid-century 60s/ 70s throwback. Also fun to do the mountain bike trails in summer (though quite challenging). This ski... More 

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Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Snowbowl is first and foremost for skiing yes, but it's awesome in the summer. You can purchase lift tickets to go to the top and just wander around. The young kids will bring their mountain bikes and ride down the hill, put them back on the lift, and ride back down over and over. The lifts are old school, so... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Even though the equipment is old, the ski area is vast! The ski parking lot is full but the runs are so open! No skiers and snowboarders running you over. The pizza is hand tossed and made in a brick oven! The beers are only $4!! Prices are super good. I would give it 5 stars but all lifts are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

We were here for a ski competition. The snow wasn't great vey icey but all the people were super friendly and the food was cheap and yummy. That has to be the best deal and eats at any ski resort we have been to. The lodge is a bit tired but the bar and fireplace were great. If they would... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Only 20 minutes from downtown Missoula or less from the airport, this is one of the city's best winter features. The lifts are old and slow, but the terrain is terrific for intermediate and advanced skiers. Lots of great off-piste bowl and tree skiing. Nice little lodge with a big firepit for warming up in between runs, as well as... More 

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Great Falls, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

always a great time and LOTS of challenging skiing. Real steep stuff and great beginner slopes. Heck of a view from the top.

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Helena, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Snowbowl has some surprisingly long and challenging runs for an area that is so close to town (Missoula)! If you are in the area you will definitely want to experience the slopes at Snowbowl. The one negative I will mention is that the last mile or so of road up to the lifts is pretty rough. C'est la vie!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I snowboard all over, especially in Montana. Snowbowl is one of the biggest headaches around. Do yourself a favor and stay away unless there is a lot of fresh snow. Then its almost worth it because the staff are a pain in the but. Constantly getting kicked of the lift because your ticket isn't perfectly placed or is removable.

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lolo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Took my 3 1/2 year old daughter to Snowbowl for ski lessons. The instructor Madison was wonderful and Irelynn had a great time and can't wait to go back. I was amazed how much a 3 y/o could progress in such a short time. can't wait for Irelynn to have her next lesson with Madison maybe this weekend.

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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Snowbowl is not a "resort" and that's exactly what we all love about it. It's like stepping back in time when skiing was about the skiing: the excellent terrain, steeps, bowls and trees. Back in time when skiing was about real people and kids with huge smiles. Not the flash, the glitz, the shopping, the crowds, the rich tourists. It's... More 

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Address: Missoula, MT 59807
Phone Number: 406-549-9777
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula

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