Blacktail Mountain, MT, Joins The Alliance For 22/23

Looking for new mountains to explore? The Powder Alliance is proud to announce it's newest addition, Blacktail Mountain, in Lakeside Montana.

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Established in 1998, Blacktail is Montana’s newest resort and voted #4 Small Ski Area In North America by On The Snow’s “Visitor Choice” poll. 

“Blacktail is thrilled to join the Powder Alliance. Lakeside, MT, has been secretly enjoying this gem since 1998 and we can’t wait to share our mountain with new visitors.”

Jesse Wood, General Manager, Blacktail Mountain

Now spanning 3 countries and 2 hemispheres, the Powder Alliance is one of the world’s most powerful reciprocal season pass programs offering top-tier pass holders three FREE days each at 17 premier winter destinations. 

Powder Alliance Resorts for 2022/23 include Angel Fire, NM, Bogus Basin, ID, Blacktail Mountain, MT, Castle Mountain Resort, AB Canada, China Peak, CA, Dodge Ridge, CA, Eaglecrest, AK, Kiroro, Japan, Loveland Ski Area, CO, Ski Marmot Basin, AB Canada,  Mission Ridge, WA, Mountain High, CA, Mt Hood Ski Bowl, OR, Sierra At Tahoe, CA, Silver Mountain, ID, Timberline, OR, and White Pass, WA.

Anytime season pass holders at each Powder Alliance resort receive three (3) days Sunday-Friday, non-holiday, at all the rest. That’s up to 48 FREE visits!  For a complete listing of holidays & restrictions visit     

“We just made your winter road trip even better by adding an amazing, new Montana mountain.  Blacktail has the powder to impress you without the hustle & bustle of other major resorts.”

John McColly, Powder Alliance
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Blacktail Mountain is located above the town of Lakeside, Montana, overlooking Flathead Lake with easy access from Highway 93 South.  It is one of the few resorts in the country where you park at the top and ski a full run down before ever getting on a chair.  Stretching deep into the National Forest, Blacktail offers 29 runs spread over 1,000 skiable acres.

Blacktail has four ski lifts, one triple chair, two double chairs, and one handle tow. The area offers terrain for every age and ability (15% beginner, 65% intermediate, 20% expert) plus a terrain park.  Blacktail benefits from 250” of fresh snow annual and two (2) of the expert trails run through open tree fields that can be skied through.

With a top elevation of 6,676 Ft, Blacktail packs a 1,440 vertical drop and trails up to 1.5 miles long. Their average operating season is mid-December through mid-April. To learn more about Blacktail Mountain, visit their website at

Show a season pass from any Powder Alliance resort and get 3 FREE days Sunday-Friday, non-holiday, Blacktail Mountain, MT, and all the rest. That’s up to 48 FREE tickets. Many resorts like Eaglecrest, Anglefire, and Kiroro offer 3 FREE days ANY DAY, so there are no restrictions. Powder Alliance benefits apply to top-tier, anytime passes only and not midweek, spring, or other restricted options.  Tickets must be used in the same season as the accompanying pass.  Guests are encouraged to visit for a complete list of participating resorts and restrictions. 

Experience 17 different mountains this winter all for the price of your home resort’s anytime season pass.  There are no membership fees or collective pass prices.  Simply show your 2022/23 Anytime Season Pass from a participating Powder Alliance area and receive FREE skiing benefits at all the rest.  In 2014 the Powder Alliance was proudly named Best Season Pass Program by Ski Area Management magazine. 

To begin planning your winter road trip, visit  Get details on participating resorts, special offers, and answers to frequently asked questions.  Guests can also see who has the snow by following the Powder Alliance at and  For questions or information please contact John McColly at 760-316-7803 or


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