Learning the (Tow) Ropes - by, Heidi OBrien

January 10, 2013

Posted By: Shaunescy

The kids have now been in school for a full week and the Christmas presents don't hold the same novelty.  It's time to mix it up with a trip to the Great Divide Ski Area.

The Great Divide is located just about thirty minutes outside of Helena.  It offers 140 trails, six terrain parks and three mountain peaks.  The Great Divide is family friendly and perfect for the beginner.

A hop on the bunny hill at the Great Divide could not be more affordable as it's FREE!  And, the Great Divide offers reasonable kids' rentals at $15 for a day and $10 for a half day. On the Back Yard (which is the Great Divides name for the bunny hill), the wonderful Great Divide staff will be on-hand to help your little ones with the tow ropes and the pizza.

Pack a lunch or eat a cafeteria-style meal at the lodge.   Or, just warm up with a cup of hot cocoa.

The Great Divide hours for this weekend:

  • Friday 10 am to 9 pm
  • Saturday 9:30 am to 6 pm
  • Sunday 9:30 to 4 pm

For the current snow report, lift ticket info and all the details visit their site by clicking >>Here<<

See you on the hill!


We are so pleased to have Heidi O'Brien blogging for us from Helena! Heidi is the Executive Director of the Helena Tourism Alliance and mother of two young boys. For more Helena event information visit helenamt.com .

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