Blacktail Mountain, MT

Photo by Katie Brady

Rising above the western shore of Flathead Lake sits Blacktail Mountain Ski Area, an alpine ski resort in Northwestern Montana. The mountain has four lifts, making it a small and family-friendly resort getaway where you won’t find large lines or ticket prices that will empty your wallet.

You start at the top of the mountain with views of Flathead Lake, Glacier National Park and various mountain ranges.

Blacktail Lodge offers two options for lunch on the mountain: Muley’s Pub and Restaurant, a full sit-down restaurant with a bar, and the Upper Terminal Café on the second level, serving cafeteria-style lunches. The ski resort offers a snow-sport school and rentals to get you perfectly outfitted for the slopes.

Blacktail Mountain Ski Area is located about 30 minutes from Kalispell. For more information, visit Plan your trip to Northwestern Montana at

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