Maverick Mountain Ski Area

Maverick Mountain Ski Area, Montana
Maverick Mountain Ski Area

While Maverick Mountain Ski Area is a favorite among families for its downhill skiing, there's also an extensive network of cross-country trails, including trails that connect Maverick Mountain Ski Area with the nearby Elkhorn Resort and their mineral pools and hot springs. The base lodge has a cafe, beer and wine room, and a ski shop with downhill equipment rentals. Cross-country gear can be rented at the Elkhorn Resort. 2 restaurants, a bar and a motel are within 2 miles of the base lodge.

To get to Maverick Mountain Ski Area: go south from Butte on the I-15 to Exit 59. Go 5 miles west on Highway 278, then turn and go north on the Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway for 13 miles to Maverick Mountain.

Quick Facts about Maverick Mountain Ski Area

Season: Mid-December to mid-April (Weather permitting)
Hours of operation: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Thursday through Sunday only
Lifts: 2
* 1 double chair
* 1 rope tow
Average Annual Snowfall: 200 inches
Skiable Terrain: 210 Acres
Base Elevation: 6,500 ft
Top Elevation: 8,520 ft
Vertical Rise: 2,020 ft
Number of Trails: 24
Trails Classifications:
Beginner: 20%
More Difficult: 35%
Most Difficult: 35%
Experts Only: 10%
Longest Run: 2.5 miles
Maverick Mountain Ski Area
Photo of Maverick Mountain courtesy of the National Forest Service
Ski Trails Maps courtesy of Maverick Mountain