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Big Mountain

Big Mountain Ski Resort Guide

Big Mountain, United States

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift6,988ft
Resort Height4,495ft
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Big Mountain

The American ski resort of Big Mountain is at an altitude of 4,495ft.


Big Mountain has direct access to 85 marked pistes, served by a total of 10 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 6,988ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Big Mountain offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Big Mountain offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Big Mountain.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Big Mountain?

The next notable snow forecast is 1in, expected on 7 August.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Big Mountain

Ski Area Stats

Big Mountain Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Cross Country
Total Length
9 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Big Mountain Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift6,988ft
Lowest Trail4,495ft
Resort Altitude (Big Mountain)4,495ft
Max Vertical2,493ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Big Mountain
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Big Mountain?

This ski resort is in Lake and Peninsula, Alaska, United States.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts are able to uplift 13,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Big Mountain open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Big Mountain, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

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