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Address: Blacktail Mountain, Lakeside, MT 59922
Phone Number: 406-844-0999
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Great for everyone!

My kids learned to ski on this mountain, I became a good skier on this mountain, and have a great day every time I go. From a low-key afternoon jaunt to a full-on, sunny inversion... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Polson, Montana
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Polson, Montana
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My kids learned to ski on this mountain, I became a good skier on this mountain, and have a great day every time I go. From a low-key afternoon jaunt to a full-on, sunny inversion pow day ending with nachos and beer, there are accessible, enjoyable days on the snow for all. This is a family-run operation so is VERY... More 

Thank emr0912
Kalispell, Montana
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fun medium sized ski hill west of Lakeside MT. Inexpensive lift tickets at the window and even cheaper at Costco in Kalispell. 3 lifts serve the area which usually has pretty good snow conditions due to its North facing aspect. Some good powder can be found if it has snowed recently and the groomers usually leave some uncut areas... More 

Thank david410berry
Yorba Linda, California
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55 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We had a great day of skiing at Blacktail Mountain. My husband had skied there before but this was my first time. I was impressed with the accommodations and the friendliness of the staff. It is a great ski course.

Thank Cwinner
Heber City, Utah
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We have been skiing here a few times and each time has been a great experience. We are not hardcore skiiers so having some fun runs and then going to the lodge for Beer and Food is great. It is a small place but the lines are short and you can find some fun in the trees runs if you... More 

Thank WasatchBoz
Lakeside, Montana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

One of the best kept ski hill secrets, and I like it that way! A true locals hill where the lack of lift lines, hidden pockets of powder, and friendly atmosphere keep it at the top of my list for a day on the slopes! The lodge is not unlike an episode of Cheers, where everybody knows your name, offering... More 

Thank Graham M
United States
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

I've been skiing on Blacktail for almost 10 years, and it's ALWAYS FUN! Excellent view of Flathead Lake from the Ski lift, and MANY other great views on the other runs!

Thank EireCailin2000
Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Blacktail is a great ski resort and relatively new. The town of lakeside has some good new restaurants for after skiing. The lines are shorter and the prices are better than nearby ski areas. It can be hit and miss with the amount of snow each year, so be sure to check the weather and snow levels prior to going.

Thank chazhjr
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

OK, if you live to ski double black diamond runs, this is not the spot for you. But if you are a beginner or intermediate skier you'll love this place. Why? Great snow, no crowds and varied runs. Great snow, being in Flathead Valley you soon learn that Blacktail most years gets better show than Whitefish Mountain, the big resort... More 

Thank Prairievp
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170 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Wasn't expecting such a great experience on the ski hill and in the chalet. Steve (owner) is congenial and ensures your visit is always comfortable and pleasant. The ski conditions were awesome, friendly ski hosts, cheap lift tickets, delicious in store made soups and sandwiches at the chalet bar, inexpensive drinks, bright airy atmosphere. Will be back!

Thank creativegoddess
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82 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

We have been skiing here regularly for the last five years. Love this hill! It might not be steep and deep but you can't beat the friendly staff and the lack of lift lines. It's a great hill for families, beginners, and people that love to cruise the groomers

Thank mmelly

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