Nestled into the Madison Range of SW Montana, Big Sky is an idyllic mountain community. When you’re in Big Sky, mountains literally stretch out in every direction. Stand at the top of 11,166′ Lone Mountain and the peaks of the region will reach far beyond the horizon. The endless mountains of Big Sky country form the ultimate playground for outdoor enthusiasts. If you love mountains, you’re going to love Big Sky.
It goes without saying that the best place to check out the mountains surrounding Big Sky is from the top of Lone Mountain. And it’s easy to enjoy the view from this iconic summit. The Lone Peak Tram will whisk you to the tippy-top of Lone Mountain all summer and winter. And while the air may be a little thinner at 11,166′, the views will truly take your breath away.
From the top of Lone Mountain, you gaze across a sea of mountains. Mountain ranges like the Gallatin, Madison, Bridgers, Tobacco Roots, Centennials, Absarokas, Bridgers, Crazies, Beartooths, Beaverheads, Tetons, and beyond dominate the skyline and will quickly capture your imagination. It would be a monumental task to name all of the mountains near Big Sky, but it’s fun to be able to name a few of the most impressive peaks.
Below we shine a quick spotlight on some of the most impressive mountains near Big Sky:
Lone Mountain – 11,166′
Wilson Peak – 10,705′
Beehive Peak – 10,742′
Gallatin Peak – 11,020′
Fan Mountain – 10,307′
Cedar Mountain – 10,719′
The Sphinx – 10,876′
Pioneer Mountain – 9,763′
Ramshorn Peak – 10296′
Are there other impressive mountains near Big Sky? Of course! These are just a few of the mountains that you can see from the top of Lone Mountain in Big Sky, Montana. With a sharp eye you can spot Crazy Peak, Sacagawea Peak, Hilgard Peak, Granite Peak, Hollowtop Peak, Mount Chisholm, Electric Peak, Mount Moran, Cinnamon Mountain, Sage Peak, and even the Grand Teton!
I am truly lucky that we get to work, live, play, and stay in this remarkable mountain town. Hopefully you can find the opportunity to get out and explore Big Sky’s backyard. It’s impressive.
I encourage you to visit PeakFinder.com to access an interactive website that will allow you to “view” all of the mountains near Big Sky (or anywhere else in the world too). Enjoy!