Discovery Basin - Skiing in South Western Montana

With annual snowfall of 215 inches you will find great skiing at Discovery Ski Area only 15 minutes from downtown Philipsburg, Montana.  There are 67 trails and 8 lifts, on 3 different sections of the mountain.  You fill find conditions ranging from gentle slopes to more advanced slopes and mogul skiing to the wildness of the backside of the mountain.  There is something to accommodate all levels of skiing.  

There are over 5km of cross country trails.  Whether you are a seasoned nordic skier or just a beginner, you can enjoy the trail system in the Echo and Georgetown Lake area.  Rental skis are available near the Discover Ski Area parking.

Discovery Ski Area is only 15 minutes from Philipsburg, MT.  After a day of skiing, there is plenty to do back in town.  Visit the Sweet Palace to indulge yourself in a sea of homemade candies.   Shops like the Sapphire Gallery have jewelry including those with locally mined sapphires.  Restaurants and breweries help to make a festive atmosphere in this “Prettiest Painted town in America”.

Located within driving distance from Butte, Helena, and Missoula, you can make a day trip for skiing or stay nearby at one of our B&B’s in Philipsburg.   The road from Georgetown Lake to the ski area is plowed and maintained, so you should have no trouble getting to the mountain to enjoy a day of skiing.

Caledonia Bed and Breakfast

Caledonia Bed and Breakfast

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 6.4mi
Time after Time

Time After Time Bed and Breakfast

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 44.8mi
Bed and breakfast Darby

The Darby Bed and Breakfast

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 47.2mi
Bitterroot River Ranch

Bitterroot River Ranch

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 48.1mi
Blossom's Bed and Breakfast

Blossom's Bed and Breakfast

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 55.4mi
Goldsmith's Bed and Breakfast

Goldsmith's Bed & Breakfast

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 55.5mi
Blue Montain

Blue Mountain Bed and Breakfast

Average Rate: 
$100 - $199
Distance: 56.1mi

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