Lone Mountain Ranch is a summer and winter family guest ranch. Summer activities focus on appreciating nature through naturalist-guided walks, Yellowstone Park interpretive trips, horseback riding, mountain biking, canoeing, special evening presentations, outdoor youth adventures, barbecues, and sing-alongs. Our ORVIS endorsed fly fishing lodge provides a wide variety of fly fishing adventures on the Gallatin and Madison Rivers and into Yellowstone Park. The Ranch was given the ORVIS Endorsed Fly Fishing Lodge of the Year Award. A winter ski vacation offers over 85km of professionally groomed ski trails for all levels of ability, packed snowshoe trails and alpine skiing at Big Sky Ski Resort and Moonlight Basin, just ten minutes away! Lone Mountain Ranch has comfortable, cozy cabins, a beautiful log dining lodge, dependable snow, top quality ranch gourmet meals and that 'extra special' Montana hospitality which makes Lone Mountain Ranch the skiing vacation of a lifetime. Named by Cross Country Magazine as the top cross-country ski resort in North America. Ski tours through Yellowstone Park and the surrounding wilderness area, sleigh ride dinners, P.S.I.A. certified instruction, outdoor youth adventures, and rentals are available, plus a fully stocked retail outdoor shop . The Ranch's spectacular dining lodge features creatively prepared regional cuisine. The Ranch has been featured in such publications as Taste, Bon Appetit, Big Sky Journal, Travel & Leisure and the New York Times. During the winter months, the Ranch offers Big Sky's Original Sleigh Ride Dinner. Guests take a twenty-minute sleigh ride through winter woods to the North Fork Cabin, where a Montana raised prime rib feast awaits. Musical entertainment rounds out the evening with folk/cowboy tunes. It's a favorite Big Sky tradition!