Southeast of Bozeman in southcentral Montana, the Red Lodge Mountain ski area has 69 runs open to snowboarding with a maximum vertical of 2000 feet spread across 1600 acres. For nightlife, check out Snow Creek Saloon and Sams Tap Room.
Dont forget summer snowboarding on the headwalls of 2000 Beartooth Pass.
To reach the ski area from Bozemand, take Interstate 90 east to Exit 408 (Columbus, MT). Follow Highway 78 south to Red Lodge. Turn right at the Red Lodge Mountain sign and onto Ski Run Road. Turn right at the Red Lodge Mountain sign onto Ski Run Road. Follow Ski Run Road 6 miles farther.
Overall, Red Lodge Mountain Ski Area is the 4th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 11 snowboarding resorts in Montana.