Discovery Basin Ski Area

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Discovery Basin Ski Area
United States
Phone: 406 563-2184

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About the Ski Resort

Discovery Basin Ski Area is located in Deer Lodge National Forest in Anaconda, Mont.

Discovery is a place for families to be together. With 40 trails covering 380 skiable acres and a 1,300-foot vertical, you will find terrain to suit your needs.

There are great intermediate runs and outrageous, challenging skiing on the back side. Snowboarders are welcome.

Cross-country skiers can glide along 5 kilometers of trails.

Amenities include a full-service cafeteria offering a variety of homemade goodies, an outdoor grill open on weekends and busy days, a bar, picnic area and rental and sport shop.

Ski resort area details

Alpine Skiing: Yes
Night Skiing: No
Heli-Skiing: No
Snowcat Skiing: No
Snowboarding: No
Snowshoe trails: No
Cross country: 5 km
Snow tubing: No

 Easiest:  33 %

 More Difficult:  33 %

 Most Difficult:  9 %

 Experts only:  25 %

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Pace of Play: Pace of play: 0
Money Value: Money value: 0
Tees: Tees: 0
Service: Service: 0

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Mountain Statistics

Base elevation:  6,850 ft
Summit elevation:  8,150 ft
Vertical drop:  1,300 ft
Skiable area:  380 acres
Annual snowfall:  200 in
Snowmaking:  12 %
Number of trails:  40
Number of lifts:  6
Types of lifts:  3 Double Chairs,
 3 Triple Chair

Ski Resort Services

Childcare  No
Adaptive skier:  No
Nearby lodging:  Yes
Ski lessons:  Yes
Snowboard lessons:  Yes
Ski rentals:  Yes
Snowboard rentals:  Yes

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Ski Resort directions

Discovery ski area is located 20 miles from Anaconda, 45 miles northwest of Butte and 95 miles southeast of Missoula, Montana.