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    Posted: May/03/2009 at 10:10am
I'll be moving to Great Falls, Montana within the next couple weeks (dad is in military). Just got a couple questions for anybody who lives up there.

1) Where should I get a season pass? I've been looking at Showdown and Great Divide but I'm not sure where to go. I'm sort of a park rat now, though I just started getting into the parks this season. I had a blast on the half pipe, so I think if I get a season pass, for the park to have a half pipe is a near necessity.

2) How early do the seasons up there start, and how late do they usually go to?

3) How great are the road conditions? Would I be able to make it to the park all the time in a FWD car?

That's about it for now. Thanks =]


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May/03/2009 at 5:58pm
welcome to sierra

I've never been to montana, but just from looking at google terrain maps, of your two choices, showdown looks more interesting - it's higher, steeper and has more runs/trails.  The big plus, is that it's even a little closer to great falls than any of the other resorts...kinda jealous considering showdown is obviously better than my home mountain and about an hour closer
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug/02/2009 at 10:07am
I know big sky looks really intense maybe not for park though but for freeriding...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/04/2010 at 10:49am
Originally posted by sullyj42

I know big sky looks really intense maybe not for park though but for freeriding...


Big Sky also looks expensive.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/04/2010 at 10:56am
youll be fine with 4wd.  they get lots of snow and are on top of plowing.  no worries.

thats all i can really help you with.  ive been to bozeman once but it was this summer.. my brother and a few friends started at MSU this year.  they all got passes to bridger cause it was pretty cheap with the student discount, and they all love it so far.  ill be going back there probably in feb or march to ride.
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i was at big sky. SICK!
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