Skiing In Montana - Montana Resort Information

Maverick Mountain

Listing Type: Downhill Ski Area
City: Dillon Montana
Phone: 834-3454

Description: Maverick Mountain is a favorite of families and kids for downhill skiing and features an extensive cross country skiing network of trails. It is located near a mineral hot springs with cross-country trail access. Cross-country ski rentals are available at Elkhorn Resort (2 miles from ski area). The longest downhill run is 2.5 miles.

The Mountain is available for private skiing Monday through Wednesday for groups of 100 or more.

Facilities include a base lodge with cafe, beer and wine room and a ski shop with downhill rentals. Ski school is offered from 10:00am. to 4:00pm and half day from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

A motel, bar, and 2 restaurants are located with 2 miles of the hill. Swimming may be enjoyed in the nearby mineral pools. Lodging is available nearby at the Grasshopper Inn, Elkhorn Hot Springs or in Dillon, Montana.

Inquire about special rates for groups.

Lifts: 1 double chair, 1 rope tow.Runs: 20% easiest, 35% more difficult, 35% most difficult, 10% experts only .Vertical drop: 2,020 feet.Rental equipment: Available for both downhill and cross country

Base elevation: 6,500 feet.Top elevation: 8,520 feet.Lift capacity: 700 skiers/hour .Average annual snowfall: 180 inches/yr

Directions: Fly Sky West or Horizon to Butte. South on I-15 to Exit 59. West on Highway 278 for 25 miles, then north for 13 miles on the Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway.