Blacktail Mountain


Blacktail Mountain Ski Area just up from Montana’s Lakeside on the shore of Flathead Lake, is beautifully surrounded by National Forest. With a vast area of variable terrain, snowboarders and skiers of all ability levels will have a fantastic time gliding down the snowy slopes. With a stunning lodge providing all a visitor could need, Blacktail Mountain is an ideal ski vacation get away.

Established in 1998, Blacktail Mountain Ski Area is relatively young, but has been steadily growing in popularity and for very good reason. Skiers and snowboarders hit the 1,000 acres of ski area each season (December to April). Numerous trails cross Blacktail’s total vertical of 1,440 feet, the longest run measuring in at 1,75 miles. Blacktail Mountain’s terrain is great for skiers and riders of all abilities, but is particularly known for its large expanse of intermediate landscape. The terrain is rated as follows: 15% beginner, 70% intermediate and 15% advanced. Four ski lifts carry enthusiastic skiers up the slopes which receive 250 inches of snow per annum. Blacktail Mountain Ski Area offers an expansive network of cross-country trails of varying difficulty levels.

Children will really enjoy Blacktail Mountain Ski Area. A great selection of excellent kids programs are offered at Blacktail. Those who are new to skiing or want to improve their current skills will benefit from Blacktail Mountain’s instructors who are all certified, and a fun learning environment is created for all age groups.

Blacktail Mountain Ski Area has a great lodge with all the necessary facilities for an all-round pleasant experience. Here you will find the ticket office, equipment rental, Muley’s Pub & Restaurant and Upper Terminal Cafe. Accommodation is available at the nearby towns of Lakeside and Somers. Choose from hotels, inns, Bed & Breakfast and motels such as Bayshore Resort Motel, Somers Bay Log Cabin Lodging, Outlook Inn, White Oak Grand Hotel, Mountain Meadows Resort and more.

Blacktail Mountain Ski Area, with its stunning views, excellent ski runs and fine facilities offers visitors a complete experience, not to be missed.