Big Sky, Montana

Big Sky is a small community of 2300 residents nestled in the spectacular Madison Mountains of Southwest, Montana located halfway between Bozeman, MT and West Yellowstone along highway 191.

  • More than 25 flights a day arrive into nearby Bozeman, Montana (BZN) on these major airlines: Delta/SkyWest, United/United Express, Alaska/ Horizon, Frontier and Allegiant.
  • From Bozeman, Big Sky is a 45-minute drive on US Highway 191 through the beautiful Gallatin River Canyon
  • Race participants have a full range of accommodation options in the area for the weekend. From the Big Sky Resort Huntley Lodge, which is a 30 second walk from the race start/finish line, to nearby Forest Service campgrounds, there is something to suit everyone!
  • Don’t forget to make time to head down to Yellowstone National Park before or after the race to see the fall colors turning,and, of course, hear the elk bugling!

Getting to & from Big Sky

Below is some information regarding Big Sky Resort & Community information that may be pertinent to you: With the decreased availability for rental cars nationwide, below are some helpful links for transportation to and from the Bozeman airport, and around Big Sky.

  1. Karst Stage Airport Shuttle
  2. Big Sky Shuttle – Airport Shuttle
  3. Skyline Bus – Summer Schedule (Big Sky Meadow Village to Mountain Village transportation. Great for dinner reservations in town)
  4. Mountain & Canyon Cab

Accommodations / Lodging Deals

Stay a quick crawl from the start/finish line with The Rut Mountain Runs exclusive lodging at Big Sky Resort.

  • Complete lodging accommodation information at
  • Call Big Sky Central Reservations at 800-548-4486 and mention the Rut for your Rut Runner discount.
  • Or book online. Click on the button below for exclusive Rut pricing on lodging.



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