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Family Fun

A family friendly alternative to the "Big Mountain" to the North. Slopes to please any level of... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Doug H
Best Local Ski Hill

Blacktail Mountain is one of the best ski areas in Montana. While it is a bit smaller than most... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Lakeside, Montana
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

A family friendly alternative to the "Big Mountain" to the North. Slopes to please any level of skier, super staff, rental shop, instructors. Less crowded and much more reasonable cost than the big name guys. Good food too!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Doug H
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Blacktail Mountain is one of the best ski areas in Montana. While it is a bit smaller than most, the north facing slopes nearly always result in better snow conditions. The staff is friendly and courteous. All of my boys learned to ski on Blacktail...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Skied here with my wife two days ago for the first time on a perfect bluebird day. If this mountain was more accessible, it would probably be over-developed by now. Whoever designed the trails knew what they were doing - fantastic runs - no skating...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Peter G
Reviewed 15 March 2018

If you look at the website it will be hard for you to realize how awesome this place is. The runs are well laid out with more vertical to ski than you might expect and more opportunity than you'd imagine for powder skiing on snowy...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Montlake33
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We were on our way to Whitefish and decided to ski at Blacktail. We are so happy we did! We now know what it would be like to have our own private mountain open to our closest family and friends. We were there on a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank VisitorfromSEA
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

This wonderful resort is cozy and safe for families. Caring staff and fantastic views. Ski on fresh snow at the top of Blacktail Mountain. You will want to return again and again!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 3heidid
Reviewed 18 December 2017

this is a great ski hill located 45 minutes from lakeside good all around hill for the whole family. the lodge is great for relaxing and enjoying a bite to eat.the staff is very pleasant

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank mikeB3888HH
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Blacktail offers very easy and intermediate slopes for beginners, youngsters, old timers, and people with physical difficulties. It's my favorite place in Montana, maybe anywhere, for teaching people with disabilities and fearful beginners. The lodge is family friendly and a cozy hangout for apres ski.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Lou M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a very cool ski area. You actually drive to the top and ski down before riding a lift. Grooming is excellent and lifts are speedy. Snow can be iffy but is surprisingly good considering you are always looking down on the largest freshwater...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank runtrails
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Blacktail Mountain is our family's favorite ski hill. North facing slopes on a reverse hill make for great snow and we literally walk 30 feet from the parking lot to be on the snow. Relaxed and fun--great skiing and great attitudes!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Laura D
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