Blacktail Mountain Ski Area facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBlacktail Mountain Ski Area
Ski lift in 2008
|Nearest city||Kalispell, Montana|
|Top elevation||6789 ft|
|Base elevation||5236 ft|
- 15% beginner
- 70% intermediate
- 15% advanced
|Longest run||1.75 miles|
|Lift system||1 Triple, 2 Double, 1 Handle Tow|
Lifts and Trails
Blacktail mountain has four ski lifts, one triple chair, two double chairs, and one handle tow. The triple chair, called Olympic, runs up the centre of the ski area, with the two double chairs, Thunderhead and Crystal, to the west and east of Olympic, respectively. The rope tow runs on a small training hill for beginner skiers. The ski area has 26 runs, 15% beginner, 65% intermediate, 20% expert, and also includes a terrain park. Two of the expert trails run through an open field of trees that can be skied through.
The Blacktail Mountain lodge is equipped with a ski rental service, a dining area, and a restaurant. A PDF file of the ski rental form can be found online.
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