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Blacktail Mountain Ski Area

Blacktail Mountain, Lakeside, MT 59922
+1 406-844-0999
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Our Happy Place!

Blacktail Mountain is our family's favorite ski hill. North facing slopes on a reverse hill make... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Laura D
Kalispell, Montana
great little ski area

I skied there 2 days and had great snow both days. Getting there did take longer than I thought it... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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“great snow” (4 reviews)
“great family” (4 reviews)
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Blacktail Mountain, Lakeside, MT 59922
+1 406-844-0999
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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!

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I skied there 2 days and had great snow both days. Getting there did take longer than I thought it would but my rental (Subaru Crosstrek) didn't have any trouble with the roads. The bar upstairs is fun and the staff friendly. I was entertained...More

Thank LukeMitchell
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We had a blast, we have been twice now. In our group we have all levels of skiers and there was something for all of us to enjoy. The views are epic. The staff is friendly and there is a warm fire on the second...More

Thank Adam N
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was our first visit, and was it a perfect day. Cold, brt the sun was shinning so there were big smiles on our face. Very reasonably priced, and not at all crowded. Plenty of good skiing for adults and kids, with a kids learn...More

Thank wdlander
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The roads were completely snowed/iced over. Which makes sense-- you're on a mountain. We have a beefed up SUV so it was fine but I could easily see it being not so great for a small little car. Also, the roads were pretty narrow so...More

Thank or_current_resident
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place! Nothing pretentious here. The staff is very friendly and always has a smile to share, even the lift operators standing in 5 degree weather. The skiing is great with no lines. The Surrounding scenery is majestic.

Thank Wildmillers
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had two great days skiing at Blacktail. Both days we had fresh groomed runs all day as the resort was very quiet. My 10 year old son had a great ski lesson with Marissa and he was lucky enough to get a private lesson...More

Thank Debra G
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Blacktail is far from being the biggest ski hill in the west but is likely the friendliest. It's has runs with a variety of difficulty as well as terrain parks, lifts with seldom a wait and friendly staff.

Thank Lisa_loves_Montana
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Great family ski hill.....good food. Very reasonable....puts family skiing back .......the drve up can be dicey.....need a four wheel drive

Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I must admit I was VERY surprised. I have skid all over the world but I have never found such a down to earth resort that is so family friendly. Every staff was friendly and helpful and the atmosphere was delightful. OK the runs may...More

Thank Andrew W
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