What's better than enjoying a beautiful Montana winter day skiing or snowboarding? How about having a mountain all to yourself?

It might be October in Montana, but winter is coming. If you are new to Montana, you know winters can be long, harsh, and unpleasant. You can experience blue sky days with -30 temperatures or wake up and find out your car is buried in a foot of snow. That's the Montana lifestyle.

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One way people use Montana winters for their enjoyment is skiing or snowboarding. Locals and tourists flock to the ski areas around Montana. We have mountains perfect for beginners or experienced folks and ski areas that aren't overrun by huge lines.

Photo by Clement Delhaye via Unsplash
Photo by Clement Delhaye via Unsplash
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What if you want to avoid the lines or people? There are a few options in Montana that could be perfect for you.

The Points Guy made a list of The Best 11 All-Inclusive Ski Resorts in America, and Montana has a few selections on the list.

The first one on the list is The Ranch at Rock Creek in Philipsburg. The Ranch at Rock Creek offers several winter activities, but one of the best picks is skiing and snowboarding at Discovery Ski Area. Discovery has over 60 runs and zero lines. The Ranch takes care of transportation, rentals, and your lift tickets. It's a sweet deal.

The Ranch at Rock Creek via Facebook
The Ranch at Rock Creek via Facebook
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Another Montana resort making the list is Triple Creek Ranch in Darby. Triple Creek Ranch is known for its summer cattle drives, in which visitors can participate, but in the winter, customers can carve the slopes at Lost Trail to get their powder fill. Triple Creek Ranch takes care of everything you need at the mountain.

Triple Creek Ranch, A Montana Experience via Facebook
Triple Creek Ranch, A Montana Experience via Facebook
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The final resort on the list is Lone Mountain Resort in Big Sky. Lone Mountain Resort is only 10 miles from Big Sky Resort, the largest skiing area in North America, and has plenty of perks for skiers and snowboarders.

If you want to make your winter a little more special this upcoming season, look at these resorts.

For more details, check out The Points Guy.

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