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Big Sky II, Montana

SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2016 - SATURDAY MARCH 26, 2016

LIVE BIG
"KIDS SKI FREE – 10 AND UNDER!!!

The Details

Price: $1,659 Per Person
Based on Double Occupancy

See the Lodging section below for details and the complete Price Chart.
We offer three trip application options:
Download a PDF, a Word doc, or apply online.

To pay by Credit Card contact your trip leader for instructions.
The Credit Card Authorization Form is available as a PDF download.

The Trip Leaders

Joe Bayliss Trip Leader
Joe Bayliss
4141 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
727-480-7311
Email

Marci Foster Trip Leader
Marci Foster
2066 Nugget Drive
Clearwater, FL 33755
727-698-5987
Email

Lone Mountain
Photo credit: Glennis Indreland
Big Sky Skiers
Photo credit: Lonnie Ball
Skiers on a lift
Photo credit: Glennis Indreland

The Resort

Yellowstone Geiser
Photo credit: Glennis Indreland

Big Sky is the true western skiing experience you’ve dreamed about - unbridled adventure, abundant snow, uncrowded slopes and no long lift lines!!! Big Sky is home to 5800 acres of skiable terrain, 4350 feet of vertical drop with 33 feet of annual snowfall. As far as the skiing goes, Big Sky has it all: runs that vary from satin-groomed cruisers to steep, powdered chutes. There are also state-of-the-art terrain parks featuring a half-pipe, banked turns, kickers, and its own surface tow for snowboarding! The Lone Peak Tram whisks skiers and non-skiers to the summit for extraordinary panoramic views of the wide-open spaces of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, and neighboring Yellowstone National Park. Kids 10 and under ski FREE and stay FREE at the Huntley Lodge with two paid adults in same room. Ask us for details!!!!

Cross Country Skier
Photo credit: Glennis Indreland

There is plenty to do off the slopes!!! Other activities include ice skating, sleigh rides, hot air balloon rides, cross-country skiing, helicopter tours, snow cat skiing, dog sledding, horseback riding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and fly-fishing! DON’T MISS - Yellowstone!!!! Every year, beginning in early November through mid-April, Yellowstone park roads are closed to the interior of the park to prepare for the winter season, which begins mid-December and ends mid-March. This means the only way to visit Old Faithful and other interior attractions in the winter is by snowmobile or guided snowcoach that follow the park roadways. A winter visit to Yellowstone National Park will give you lasting memories of snowy landscapes, steaming geyser basins, and incomparable wildlife viewing. Things to do include: cross country skiing trail and snowshoeing, ranger-led programs and a variety of tours to choose from. There are also opportunities to guide yourself via snowmobile into Yellowstone through a permitting process. Ask us for more details!

Dining in Big Sky offers something for everyone: from wild game to Montana-sized steaks, to a romantic sleigh ride dinner or gourmet pizza delivered right to your door. When the sun goes down the nightlife kicks up and you’ll find live music, dancing, family fun nights, poker games, and free movies shown in the Roosevelt Amphitheater for your enjoyment.

 

Lodging

Yellowstone Geiser
Photo credit: Glennis Indreland

We are staying at the Huntley Lodge. The Lodge is located slopeside in the center of the Big Sky Resort Mountain Village next to the ski lifts (55 yards close!!!). The Huntley offers first class hotel rooms with a wet bar, mini refrigerator and coffee maker. Other amenities include a heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, workout facilities, free ski storage, game room, and laundry facilities. Travelers staying at the Huntley Lodge or Shoshone are also treated to the free daily legendary hot breakfast buffet.

  • Slope side, a short walk to the lifts
  • Ski lockers
  • Overnight ski and snowboard tuning
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Boyne Beds
  • HDTV’s
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Swimming pool and hot tubs
  • Fitness room and sauna

The Shoshone Condominium Hotel combines the service of a hotel with the comfort of a condominium. This seven story landmark is attached to the Yellowstone Conference Center and Huntley Lodge. Dining and shopping are right out the doors in the heart of Big Sky's Mountain Village. Rooms feature full kitchens, living areas, balconies, scenic views and Boyne Beds.

  • Free WiFi
  • Boyne Beds
  • Free Ski Valet
  • HDTV’s
  • Full Kitchen
  • Dining Table
  • Gas Fireplacei
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Room Service

Shoshone

Shoshone Living Room
Photo credit: Jim R. Harris

Huntley

Shoshone Bed Room
Photo credit: Jim R. Harris

Take advantage of the free Ski Valet! Your secure valet for skis, boards and bags - Ski Valet is conveniently located on the slopes next to Ramcharger and Swift Current and in the Huntley Lodge. They provide secure overnight storage and daytime security for our skis, boards and bags. Simply drop off your equipment and Ski Valet will securely store them away until you are ready to hit the slopes again.

Huntley and Shoshone guests may use the convenient Ski Valet Boot Room for complimentary boot drying. The Boot Room also offers coordination of tuning and repair services and the option to have your equipment shipped home. The Boot Room is located lower level near the Amphitheatre.

Not surprisingly, Joe and Marci are busy planning great activities for our group. They have skied all over the Rockies and are ready to put their years of experience to work for you!!! They will assist with lift tickets and rental equipment. Leave the details to them and enjoy your vacation. This trip will sell out quick, so act fast and don’t get left out. Send in your deposit today with a completed trip application!

FURTHER INFORMATION: Call Joe (727) 480-7311 or Marci (727) 698-5987

Price Chart

Use the following chart for the cash pricing of your group:

Number of
Occupants
Huntley First Class
Huntley Loft
Limited - Reserve Now
Shoshone 1BR Suite
Limited - Reserve Now
1
$2399
$3099
$2759
2
$1659
$2009
$1839
3
$1479
$1709
$1529
4
$1389
$1559
$1379
5
$1469
$1289
6
$1409
$1219

Resort Only (No Air) DEDUCT $533

Children under 10 years old, $898 with 2 paying adults

Prices are per person. Accommodations are assigned in order deposits are received. No space is held without a $250.00 per person deposit. Early commitments get first choice! All prices reflect a cash discount. There is a 3% convenience charge for credit card transactions.

Sign Up Details

Price Includes:
Round trip airfare from Tampa to Bozeman, charter bus service to Big Sky, seven nights lodging, applicable taxes, welcome reception party, après ski, final banquet party, discounts on lift tickets and ski/snowboard rentals and an entire week of fun plus great skiing!!

Lodging:
Huntley or Shoshone Lodge. See Price Chart above for pricing for your particular group size.

Deposit:
$250.00 per person with a completed and signed trip application. See above for trip application options.

Cancellation Date:
All cancellations must be received in writing by December 15, 2015. See cancellation policy on the 2nd page of the trip application.

Balance Due:
December 15, 2015

Payment:
Make checks payable to "TAMPA BAY SNOW SKIERS and BOARDERS" and mail to:
Marci Foster, 2066 Nugget Drive, Clearwater, FL 33755 – Attn: TBSSB

Deposit and balance of trip costs may be paid with a major credit card. You will be billed later for the final payment. At that time you will be able to order lift tickets. To pay by Credit Card contact your trip leader for instructions. The Credit Card Authorization Form is available as a PDF download. A charge of 3% will be made for credit card convenience.

TRIP PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO ANY NEW TAXES OR FEES IMPOSED BY EITHER THE GOVERNMENT, AIRPORT, AIRLINES OR AGENCIES INVOLVED.