Ski Bridger Bowl in Bozeman Montana

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Bridger Bowl Ski Area

Bridger Bowl is located 16 miles north of Bozeman, MT on Highway 86, roughly 2 hours north of West Yellowstone. Although a bit of a drive, Bridger Bowl is more than worth the 6:00 a.m. alarm! Read More

The terrain spans over 2,000 skiable acres offering everything from wide-open groomers to powder-filled bowls and chutes for the more adventurous. Bridger Bowl offers one of the best ski adventures for the money anywhere in the world! Unspoiled charm and pristine alpine surroundings set Bridger Bowl apart from most other major ski resorts.

The Bridger Range offers skiers large, powdery bowls, pristine alpine glades, and wide open groomed slopes. With an average snowfall of 350 inches and 2,000 vertical feet of lift-served terrain (not to mention another 500 vertical for those hiking to the "Ridge"), Bridger Bowl offers an incredible variety of terrain for skiers of all abilities.

Bridger Bowl's ski school offers group and private lessons daily for skiing and snowboarding. Ridge Tours are also available. The Playcare Center provides specialized programs including lunch and supervision for kids between 18 months and 6 years of age. The First Track ski program, for ages 4-6, incorporates a ski lesson for kids in half and full day programs. Reservations are recommended.

Bridger Bowl also has a rental shop for skis and snowboards and a retail shop with accessories, gifts and Bridger Bowl memorabilia. The central reservation office is open year-round, and each season several outstanding vacation packages are offered.


The area is flanked by two large bowls to the North and South. Most of the area offers wide open terrain with a variety of landscapes including long slopes, glades, chutes, gullies in addition to other smaller bowls. Bridger Bowl offers a very diverse ski experience with the following ratings: 25% beginner, 35% intermediate, 30% advance and 10% extreme. Incredible expert only skiing is available on Bridger's renown "Ridge". Skiers and snowboarders who wish to access this terrain must hike up 400 vertical feet above the Bridger Lift. Ridge skiing requires expert ability, an avalanche transceiver (457 khz), shovel, partner and knowledge of the terrain. The ridge has radical chutes, rock cliffs, and steep snowfields, providing some of the most challenging skiing found within any ski area boundary.


Vertical Rise: 2600 ft (2000ft lift-served)
Skiable Acreage: 2000 (winter 2009)
Top Elevation: 8700 ft
High Elevation: 6100 ft
Highest Lift Served Elevation: 8100 ft
Average Annual Snowfall: 350 inches
Trails: 71
Terrain Parks: Yes

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