Ski in Moonlight Basin, United States
Moonlight Basin - Ski Resort and Snow Summary
Moonlight Basin - Ski Resort in American Rockies (3,048m)
First major new US destination resort for 20 years when it opened in 2003. Located approximately one hour from Bozeman, Montana, is located on the north face of Lone Mountain in the Madison Range. Lone Mountain also serves as home to the famed Big Sky Resort and the two are lift-linked together, a rare thing in North American skiing. Moonlight Basin's northern exposure given deep snow with drier, more consistent snow. The resort is the brainchild of two Montana natives - Joe Vujovich and Lee Poole, and their Fort Lauderdale-based partner, Keith Brown. who purchased the area in the early 1990s.
At build out, ski development will include approximately 2,500 acres of terrain, with a small portion of the partners' original purchase developed for ski terrain and home ownership. The remainder will be preserved as forest and wildlife habitat.
Who is Moonlight Basin good for?
Moonlight Basin Ski Area
Moonlight Basin Ski Area Height
The American Ski Resort of Moonlight Basin has direct access to 49 individual pistes, served by 6 ski lifts.
With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.
Skiing in Moonlight Basin
All levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert, are well-catered for in Moonlight Basin.
Snowboarding in Moonlight Basin
Moonlight Basin is highly rated by Snowboarders.
Moonlight Basin in brief
Moonlight Basin Ski Resort is:
Very good for Expert Skiers.
Excellent for Intermediate Skiers.
Very good for Beginners.
Very good for Snowboarding.
Moonlight Basin Season Dates
We have no confirmed season dates for Moonlight Basin.
Usual opening - Late Nov.
Usual closing - Early April.
NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Moonlight Basin.
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Moonlight Basin Ski Lift Capacity
Ski Lift Capacity :- The 6 Ski Lifts of Moonlight Basin are able to uplift 9,100 skiers / snowboarders per hour.
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Skiing at Moonlight Basin
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