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Moonlight Basin

Moonlight Basin Ski Resort Guide

Moonlight Basin, United States

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift3,048m
Lowest Lift2,134m
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Moonlight Basin

The American ski resort of Moonlight Basin is in the American Rockies at an altitude of 2,134m.


Moonlight Basin has direct access to 49 marked pistes, served by a total of 6 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 3,048m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Moonlight Basin is highly rated by Snowboarders.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Three Forks'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Moonlight Basin?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm, expected on 27 October.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Moonlight Basin

Ski Area Stats

Moonlight Basin Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Moonlight Basin Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,048m
Lowest Piste2,134m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Moonlight Basin
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Moonlight Basin?

This ski resort is in the American Rockies in Madison, Montana.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The six ski lifts are able to uplift 9,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Moonlight Basin open?

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

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Early April.

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 Moonlight Basin, 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.

Visit the Moonlight Basin Tourist Office for the latest.

Moonlight Basin