Boston Herald

Beautiful Big Sky, Montana delivers big ski fun

In a year of challenging weather and a lot of days when I had to remind myself that there is no bad skiing, only bad attitudes, my spring ski trip to Big Sky, Mont., was the balm my “I miss perfect snow” soul needed.

Since they’ll be open until late April, you can get in on the action as well. If that’s too short notice, now’s the time to start planning for next season. Because Big Sky is worthy of your turns. It’s also a lovely place for your non-skiing buddies to enjoy.

I arrived at Big Sky Resort on a Saturday, an easy trip from Boston thanks to Jet Blue’s new direct flight into Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, one of the loveliest and most inviting airports I’ve walked through. (Crackling fireplace, anyone?)

A quick shuttle ride via Karst Stage put me in a great mood — the less-than-an-hour drive winds up uphill along a lovely riverbank.

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