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Big Sky Breaks Record Ski Visits

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A sudden snowstorm really helped out Big Sky resort this year.

During the holiday season, the resort broke a record for the number of skiers that visited the mountain.

The number of skiers that visited Big Sky was up by 15% from last year. Big Sky Officials said the 50 inches of new snow over the two week holiday period was one contributing factor for the increase of skiers.

The resorts busiest day in history was December 29 with more than 7,500 skiers on the mountain.

In October, the resort merged with Moonlight Basin boosting the total skiing terrain to 5,750 acres.

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