Programs at Moonlight Basin

We’re so ready for the start of the 2011-2012 winter season and all the fun that goes with it.  Looking for some other activities to partake in after your time on the slopes?  Moonlight Basin has you covered.

Après Ski Music

End your day with complimentary live music and specials on spirits and appetizers at the Headwaters Grille.

  • Every Saturday starting January 7 until March 31.
  • 3:30pm-5:30pm
  • Madison Village Base Area
  • No music March 3 due to an evening event at the Headwaters Grille.

Guided Snowshoe Hike

Explore Moonlight Basin by snowshoe! Discover snowshoe trails at Moonlight Basin and learn about Montana wildlife’s winter behaviors with a Guided Snowshoe Hike. All snowshoe abilities welcome including beginners, basic snowshoe instruction offered.

  • Every Tuesday morning starting December 20 through April 3.
  • 10am
  • Meet at the Season Pass Office at the Madison Village Base Area
  • All snowshoe abilities welcome including beginners, basic snowshoe instruction offered.
  • Cost: trail fee $10, trail fee and snowshoe rental $15
  • Hike time is approximately 2.5 miles and of a moderate exertion level. Full tour will take about 1.5 hours.
  • Please call the Mountain Concierge for groups of 10 or more.
  • Special days & times available upon request
  • Reservations recommended, but not required. Please call (406) 995-7716.

Mountain Quest – Moonlight’s very own scavenger hunt!

Pick up a quest passport from the Concierge Desk in the Moonlight Lodge or from any Mountain Ambassador. You will find 8 quest stations located throughout the resort. Each one challenges you to engage in an activity (some put your smarts to the test, others challenge your athletic skills). Collect all 8 stamps and turn in your passport to the Moonlight Mercantile for a Moonlight Basin souvenir.

  • Self-guided
  • Runs daily

Search & Rescue Dog Demonstration

Fun for all ages! Meet the Moonlight Basin Ski Patrol and avalanche dogs and take part in our complimentary interactive demonstration.

  • Saturdays starting December 17 through April 7.
  • 2pm
  • Madison Village Base Area
  • No Dog Demos February 4, March 10, and March 31 due to on mountain competitions.

“Ski with a Local” Mountain Tours

If you are interested in finding the best gladed tree runs, the finest groomers, or knowing about our secret powder stashes – don’t miss your chance to Ski with a Local. Whether it is your first time or you have been here many times before, our seasoned Mountain Ambassadors will provide you with a personalized tour of what makes Moonlight Basin special. Don’t miss this Moonlight Basin Experience!

  • Madison Village Base Area everyday and the Moonlight Lodge on Saturdays starting December 11
  • 10:30am and 1:30pm

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