Welcome to Showdown Montana 

What to Expect

At Showdown, we excel at transforming first-time skiers into lifelong enthusiasts of the sport. Here is a comprehensive guide that covers everything you need to know before your arrival at Showdown for the first time. 

Location & Contact Info

Call: 406-236-5522
Snow Phone: 406-771-1300
Email: info@showdownmontana.com

PO Box 92
Neihart, MT 59465

Hours of Operation

Lifts: 9:30am – 4pm 

Ticket Office: 9am (Open holidays & weekends)

ShedQuarters (Guest Services): 8:30am – 4pm 

Rental Shop:  9am – 4pm 

King’s Hill Grille: 8:30am – 3:30pm 

Top Rock Cafe: 10am – 2pm Most Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays 

Hole-in-the-Wall Saloon: 11am – 6pm 

T-Bar Coffee: 8:30am – 4pm

Showdown Swag Shop: 8:30am – 4pm

Skier's Edge Pro Shop: 9:30am – 4pm 

Dates & times are subject to change.

Season Dates

Dates & times are subject to change.

Opening Day: Nov. 24, 2023

Open Friday-Sunday until Dec. 15

Open every day Dec. 15 – Jan. 1 except Christmas Day

Closed Mondays and Tuesdays starting Jan. 2 through closing day.

Open MLK Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 16th 

Open Presidents Day Monday, Feb. 20th

Open Monday March 11th

Open everyday March 27 - April 7th for Spring Break!

Closing Day: April 7, 2024

Rental Shop

The Rental Shop is the first place you should go when you get to the mountain. Besides the gear listed below you can also buy lift tickets and sign up for lessons. Note that we do not rent helmets  

Our Rental Shop offers:

  • Skis
  • Ski Boots
  • Ski Poles
  • Snowboards
  • Snowboard boots
  • Snow Bikes
  • Snow Shoes

The Rental Shop does not rent helmets, snow pants, jackets or gloves.

The Skiers Edge Pro Shop located in our basement offers a wide verity of gear for sale, please call ahead at (406) 236-5522 and ask for the Pro Shop for any questions about gear availability

Learn more about the Rental Shop

Daily Lift Tickets

Lift tickets are not available for purchase online. Visit any ticket window when you arrive at the mountain ❤️

*Ticket Required for Kids 5 & Under and Little Belt Conveyor. See any ticket window for a free lift ticket.

**Half Day Times

AM: 9:30-12:45
PM: 12:45-4:00

If you have a lift ticket voucher or Showup Card please present those at any ticket window.



Adult All Area (Ages 18-69)


1/2 Day Adult (AM or PM)**


Military Adult (Ages 18-69: ID required)


College Student (ID required)


Senior All Area (Ages 70+)


Junior All Area (Ages 11 - high school)


Kids All Area (Ages 6-10)


Beginner Chair Only (Ages 6+)


Kids 5 & Under All Area


Little Belt Conveyor Carpet


Where to stay

Proudly introducing: The Edith in beautiful White Sulphur Springs, Montana -located just 32 miles south of Showdown. Freshly renovated and ready for you to enjoy on your next adventure. Book online with the link below or give us a call at (406) 547-8888 

Looking for something else? Check out the lodging tab at the top of our site to view info on our lodging partners.



Yes, we STRONGLY recommend lessons for first timer and new skiers and riders. We have options for all ages and ability levels. If you are signed up for a lesson or would like to sign up for a lesson, please go straight to the Rental Shop! That is where you sign in/up for lessons, get your rentals and get your lift ticket.

If you are taking a lesson, plan to arrive at Showdown with plenty of time before your lesson starts. We recommend giving yourself 45-60 minutes to park, get through the Rental Shop, get booted up and out to the learning area.


Food & Drinks

The King's Hill Grill located on the main floor of the lodge, serves breakfast from 8:30am-10:30am and lunch from 11am-4pm.

The T-Bar Coffee Shop located next to the kitchen on the main floor of the lodge, serves specialty coffees, italian sodas, tea & more from 8:30am-4pm.

For our friends 21 & over, The Hole-in-the-Wall Saloon on the main floor of the lodge serves beer, wine, caesars, bloody mary's and hot mixed drinks from 11am-6pm daily.

Located at the top of the mountain, The Top Rock is open most Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays for limited lunch items & is always open for seating, warming up & enjoying the view.

young skier getting whipped cream on hot cocoa


There is so much going on at Showdown all season. The list of events is long so we recommend checking out our calendar of events

torchlight parade

Trail Map & Snow Reports

Getting to know our trail map before you arrive will help you better understand the mountain.

Our Snow Report is the first thing you'll want to check before your trip to Showdown. Updated every morning with weather and snow conditions this report will give you the best idea of what conditions you can expect.  It's also a great place to learn about upcoming events.

There are three ways to view our Snow Report

1. View Snow Report Page

2. Call the Snow Phone @ (406) 771-1300

3. Subscribe to daily snow reports sent to your email. THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO NEVER MISS A POWDER DAY

Subscribe to Daily Snow Reports

Ski school kids cheering

Take 3, Sundays Free

For first time skiers and riders ONLY. Take 3 days of lessons & after completion of 3rd lesson get a Sunday Season Pass for the remainder of the 2023-24 season. This package also includes rentals and a lift ticket. The Sunday Season pass ALSO includes rentals! Sign up on line by following the link below or visit our rental shop when you arrive at the mountain.

Take your lessons any day of the week, once they're complete you'll get a season pass

4th & 5th Graders Season passes are just $10!

Do you have a 4th or 5th grader who loves to ski or ride? Or want them to learn to ski or ride? Showdown is offering all 4th & 5th graders a season pass for only $10! To qualify you must have one of the following; a current report card, copy of birth certificate, or a school I.D. The pass will be good for the entire 2023-24 ski and ride season.

This deal is good all season long.


Mountain Cams

We're streaming 6 live webcams 24/7 .  They're a great place to check current conditions.