Ski Rating 3.5 (Best for Intermediate and Expert Skiers) Ski in/ Ski out to Big Sky Resort
Ski Out - Ski down driveway and take a right. Follow the road past 5 houses to the Thunderwolf Lift Access.
Ski In - Intermediate and Expert take Silverknife to Bear Back Poma. Ski past the bottom of the Poma on the ski trail to Low Dog Road. From here ski the road back to the house.
We recommend beginners ski to the Summit Hotel and walk out the front of the hotel and ski the road the whole way back down to Low Dog Road. Silverknife may be too step for beginners.
During periods of melting the road could be exposed and cause the... property to lose ski access since the road is necessary for parts of the process.
Nestled in the woods at the base of War Dance ski run this home offers a quiet retreat and post card like setting. Redecorated in 2012 the property has a lovely blend of contemporary and rustic. The back porch is perfect for grilling and soaking in the hot tub after a day on the slopes, fishing the local streams and hiking the greater Big Sky area. The layout is perfect for two families or the annual guys/gals ski trip. Close enough to Big Sky Resort Base to walk.
In the summer the home affords fantastic privacy, peacefulness, wildlife, easy access to hiking and biking trails and the sound of the Middle Fork Creek below the property on the other side of Low Dog Road.
The Location: Mountain Village, Big Sky Resort. Walking distance to the base area of the mountain. Ski-in or out to Big Sky.
Rate plus 13% tax, Cleaning fee of $375 will be added if less than 5 nights.
Additional amenities include: 4 bathrooms: three full baths and one 1/2 bath, DVD/blu-ray, ipod dock, air bed available for $25 rental fee, box of board games available for $10 rental fee, outdoor fire pit: firewood and firestarters provided, 4 wheel drive required iin winter as driveway is steep, garage: attached garage with one spot avaible for guests, with additional spots in front of garage, junior master: queen bed with private full bath (upper level), hotel amenities, laundry supplies and paper products, pack n play, highchair, booster seat available upon request no charge, free local calls. calling card or cell phone needed for long-distance, bonus space: pullout sleeper sofa, master bedroom: king bed with private full bath/soaking tub and shower (main level), shared pool: passes available for purchase, please inquire., linens provided: 2 extra pillows, extra blanket in each closet, bunkroom: 4 twin bunks and full bath across the hall (upper level), wii games (random selection of 5) available for $15 rental fee, ski room with storage, ski racks in garage, new commercial grade cyclone boot drying system for quick drying of gear, private hot tub: 6-7 person tub on back deck, satellite TV (4) direct TV:living room, master bedroom, upper level loft, upper level queen bedroom, full laundry: laundry supplies provided, wii gaming system with two remotes, snow removal, full/twin bedroom: 1 full bed w/twin bunk above and full bath across the hall (upper level), no smoking permitted, no pets permitted, propane grill: on deck near kitchen, vehicle requirement: strongly encouraged.
Left on 03/20/2014 for a stay in March 2014 | Shot-Ski
4 Bear's Den was everything our group of 8 wanted. Beautiful place with plenty of room for 8 & more.
The only downside was the walk to/from the bars at night.
Aussie snowboard family
Beautiful home, outstanding service
Left on 02/17/2014 for a stay in February 2014 | Aussie snowboard family
We stayed at 4 Bears Den booked through Big Sky Vacation Rentals (book bigsky.com) I'll get to the house in a minute. But I want to rave about the service from the entire team at Big Sky Vacation rentals - warm friendly, welcoming. Months before we got to Big Sky these guys were offering advice and services - concierge, shopping, travel and driving advice. When we arrived at the end of quite a drive up from Jackson Hole WY we were met at the house by an incredibly warm, helpful informative host, Meghan. She was great. The house was perfect for us - 7 adult men from australia on a ski holiday. Spacious, well kitted out, beautifully furnished, easy for us to cook meals and to relax after a big day up on the hill. And they were big days, because it's a very big hill. If you're reading this, you already made the decision to come to MT (it's well worth it). You will need a car, though even without it you'll be fine as the guys at book big sky will pick you up and drop you off at restaurants etc. what a great home and really good value for money.
Grand Forks ND
4 Bear's Den is no doubt the best place we have ever stayed at i
Left on 04/11/2013 for a stay in March 2013 | M Thompson
This home is absolutely beautiful and the furnishings add that perfect taste of wilderness to this wonderful place. The location truly is a ski-in ski-out home and we felt like we had the entire mountain to ourselves. Having our own private hot tub, a large living room and kitchen/dining area was perfect for our large group. It was an absolutely wonderful week and we can not wait to go back next year! Read more
Response from Big Sky Vacation Rentals, Inc - 04/12/2013
Thanks for staying with us! We are glad you loved this beautiful home. See you next year.
The Big Sky Vacation Rentals Team
Awesome stay for the annual boy's trip!
Left on 03/06/2013 for a stay in January 2013 | Mark M.
We had 7 fellas this year and 4 Bear's Den was perfect. The ski in, ski out was super easy. Didn't even need one of the rental cars. The service at Bsvr was very professional and accommodating. We changed houses about 6 weeks out and it was no problem. Recommended!
Great house, great staff
Left on 02/21/2013 for a stay in January 2013 | Tracey
We stayed here for 4 nights and the house was great. The kitchen is a little limited on kitchenware and spices/condiments, but we only made breakfast there, so we had what we needed. The staff was very helpful and answered any question I had. We couldn't find a bottle opener anywhere in the house (very important for beer drinkers), so they delivered a bottle opened attached to a 6 pack of very nice local beer with a lovely note. Talk about personal service! I would definitely recommend this place and this management company to everyone.
Family Ski Trip
Left on 01/27/2013 for a stay in January 2013 | annonomous
We booked our family ski vacation after my wife and I stayed at 4 Bear's Den over the 4th of July this past summer. Our family of 4 (2 children 7 & 8) arrived late in the evening to a warm and cozy home during the middle of a snow storm. The next morning we were greeted with a fresh 7 or 8 inches of snow! We spent the next 5 days skiing, sledding and snowshoeing. The privacy this home provides in the summer is great but the snow covered trees in the winter make the privacy incredible. Each morning we would ski away from the home down Low Dog rd to Thunderwolf lift. After our ski day was over my wife and daughter would return to the home via the Poma lift and ski down Low Dog rd while my son and I would ski back to the home through the trees from Wardance ski run. Both return options were very convenient with the Wardance return option being more challenging. The home offered plenty of space, comfort and amenities with an upstairs loft area where our kids played Wii and watched T.V. When our kids were not skiing or relaxing in the loft area they were outside making snow forts, sledding or walking through the woods in the snow. As the evening came to a close we enjoyed spending time relaxing in the hot tub, listening to our son trying to name the stars and constellations in the sky. We loved the decor of the home and the convenient access to Big Sky resort where we would eat at least 1 meal/day. We will certainly be back!
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