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Showdown Ski Area

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The Ski Resort

Showdown is a lovely Montana ski area nestled in the Little Belt Mountains. Due to its high location  it always gets best snow and keeps it longer. At Showdown 259 hectares of skiable terrain with 34 trails are awaiting you. The trails are designed for all ability levels and will please experts as much as beginners. Existing since 1936 thousands of people have learned to ski and ride here and have become real snow enthusiast. Showdown has a spearate learning area right in front of the lodge so friends and family can watch. Experienced instructors will teach you everything you need to know with always having you fun in mind. A real Showdown specialty is its Ski for Free Program. Anyone who has never stood on ski before can try it out here without paying anything! There is also a daycare available. Enjoy the great slopes and trails of Showdown while your little toddler makes new friends and is well cared for. Furthermore, Showdown has a Terrain PArk for all the freestylers out there who are looking for a real challenge!


Interesting facts

  • Elevated between 6801 ft and 8199 ft, the Ski Resort is among the 5 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Montana. The vertical drop from summit to base is 1401 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in the USA is 1227 ft.
  • The day pass at Showdown Ski Area is $60 making it one of the 5 cheapest ski Resorts in Montana.
  • The ski resort is among the 5 ski Resorts with best conditions in Montana.
  • Showdown Ski Area features 60 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 46 sunny days. December is the sunniest month with an average of 18 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 3 sunniest in Montana.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

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Showdown Montana - Ski Day
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last update on Feb 10, 2023
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Showdown Montana
2850 US Highway 89 N
Montana, 59465
Phone+1 800.433.0022


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Mountain Stats

Elevation6801 ft - 8199 ft
SeasonNovember - April
Opening DayNov 25, 2022
Closing DayApr 2, 2023
Capacity 3900 Persons/Hr.
Hours9:30 AM - 4:00 PM


Total 4

Skiable Terrain

640 acres
Green Circle
Blue Squared
Black Diamond
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 640 acres
Number of Slopes 36

Weather (8199 ft)


1 day adult $60
1 day youth $40
1 day child $30
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