GETTING THERE: Fly, drive, or ride Amtrak or Greyhound into the Flathead Valley.
TOP ELEVATION: 6,676 feet
VERTICAL DROP: 1,440 feet
TERRAIN: 24 trails, 15% beginner; 70% intermediate; 15% advanced
AVERAGE ANNUAL SNOWFALL: 250 inches
COST: $24 for adults, $15 for students, age seven and younger ski free
LODGING: Flathead Visitors Bureau, 800-543-3105
INFORMATION: 406-844-0999, www.blacktailmountain.com