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Whitefish Mountain Resort

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New Years Adventure

A group of friend decided drive down for New Years and spend the 2 days prior spending it on the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Edmonton, Canada
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Great holiday snow

First time to hit Big Mountain. Hands down our new favorite place to enjoy the snow. Terrain was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Whitefish Mountain Resort, in northwest Montana, is noted for its laid-back vibe, world-class skiing, and unbeatable value. The resort sees an average of 300 inches of snow on its 3,000 acres, and is as well known for a pleasant lack of lift lines...more
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3808 Big Mountain Rd, Whitefish, MT 59937-8624
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A group of friend decided drive down for New Years and spend the 2 days prior spending it on the mountain. I just started learning how to snowboard in November 2018. For a parts of our first day it was nice and quiet and I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time to hit Big Mountain. Hands down our new favorite place to enjoy the snow. Terrain was fantastic! Another fast lift to the summit would be nice. Food options are simple,’so don’t expect fancy meals. Wife always wished for a big salad! This is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the location of this resort. We could ski right to our lodging and had plenty of room for our family. The check in process was a brutal, there was three reservations under our name instead of just one, so it was a mess....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mjtjohnson3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As far as big mountain skiing goes I would it is only average because of a few reasons. A couple of the following reasons could be solved however the visibility issue is all on Mother Nature. My biggest complaint would be the starting point and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pouxie11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four (two boys 12 and 14) took ski lessons. My husband is a former skier that needed a refresher and the boys and I were newbies. Amazingly inexpensive $80 for two days of lessons. The resort was great....I am told by my...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank debstersa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable ski experience. This mountain has something for everyone. Great place for a family holiday.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are from Wisconsin, and 7 in our family skied 3 full days during the Christmas week, being shuttled each day by Meadow Lake Resort in Columbia Falls. We were concerned about the lack of snow before arriving as we heard Chair 2 was closed,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 53589WI-Traveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We skied between Christmas and New Years and have done so for many years. Great ski area, but they can't handle the crowds their fame has brought. As usual their lifts break down at peak times, the lift lines are long, food service is poor,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wisewomanseattle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The "secret" -- I'm afraid -- is largely out about this family-friendly resort in Northwest Montana. Lots of runs for all levels, lift-lines never out-of-hand like you see in other more familiar resorts, and the prices are about half of what you'd pay in Colorado.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank John K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First day we went skiing the visibility and the snow were both not good. Went a second day with the sun shining and it was a totally different experience. Pretty good, despite a chunk of the mountain still closed. I was told that visibility is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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November 28, 2018|
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Response from gailgoldenjewelry | Reviewed this property |
It can be the best time of the year to go there!
July 30, 2018|
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Response from SharkBait406 | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the activity, the time may be different. Reservations for lodging can be made a year in advance, which if your going to ski during the Christmas/New Years holiday is a good idea! Best thing I can suggest is call... More
June 19, 2018|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, non-skiers can take lift #1 Big Mountain Express to the summit lodge and get panoramic views in all directions. This is year-round, not just during the ski season. I believe Whitefish also uses some enclosed gondolas... More
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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
Montana trip, July, 2018 (6 Replies)
Hello, My husband and I are in the early stages of booking a trip to Montana in early July (11 days). We are most likely flying from Baltimore to Kalispell, renting a car and staying near Glacier. We saw Whitefish Mountain resort as a possibility or Glacier cabins and general store nearby (a friend recommended)). How many days should we spend in Glacier Nat'l Pk? We want to eventually get to Yellowstone. And on the way way back we plan to take the Amtrak train from Glasgow to Chicago and then...More
October 04, 2017|
Response fromheypaula717|
I'm going to "bump" this up, and maybe someone who is familiar with the train experience will see it and give you some help. Also, someone who is better than I am at planning itineraries :-) You have an awful lot on your wish list for the time you have available - and all of it involves a fair amount of driving to get from one place to another. You may want to consider paring it down a little - especially the drive to Glasgow - or is that the only place you can get the train you want? Also,...More
Christine H
Westborough, Massachusetts
Interesting halfway point between Revelstoke and Glacier,US? (8 Replies)
We are looking for a place to stop that is about halfway between Revlestoke and Whitefish Mountain Resort in Montana to spend the night. So far I've seen places like Fairmont Hot springs, Invemere or Kimberly but we'd like to pick a place that has something interesting to see/do and not something that is just a place to sleep and break up the drive. Any suggestions?
June 12, 2018|
Response fromChristine H|
Great suggestions!!! I will look into all of them! We are big train fans but also any outdoor activities....we are going this July
Kalispell, Montana
We are Having a Record breaking Winter so far! (13 Replies)
This memo from the Glacier Park Inc. arrived this evening!! This will give you an idea of why it is not good to plan a too-early trip up to Glacier this year if you plan on driving the GTTSR or hiking the alpine section hikes. If this continues, the Going To the Sun Road clearing, and road repairs may not be completed until into July. Those of you in particular who have been talking about coming up here as early as May and mid June might want to reconsider a later date. What occurs in...More
January 18, 2017|
Response fromRetiredTravelerTN|
Wow! I wonder how it compares to 2011. We loved the magnificent snowcapped mountains in July 2011, and the walls of snow at Logan's Pass were a great experience. We do want to travel the GTTSR again in July -- hope it will be open at least one of the days that we will be in the park.