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Showdown Ski Area, Neihart

#10 of 13 in Winter Sports in Montana
Showdown is an alpine ski area located in the Little Belt Mountains in Central Montana, United States.HistoryCreated in 1936 and originally called King's Hill Ski Area, Showdown is a small-scale ski area normally closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, receiving most patrons on the weekends. During the summer months, the area offers a variety of activities ranging from mountain biking to hiking to camping.In 1973 the Ski Area changed its name from King's Hill Ski Area to Showdown Ski Area. In 1995, it was changed again to Showdown Montana.GeographyThe Ski Area is near the Kings Hill Scenic Byway, also known as Highway 89, in a high elevation area of the Little Belt Mountains near Neihart, Montana. One of the most difficult runs is Glory Hole and one of the easiest runs is Golden Goose.
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  • A trip to Showdown is a trip back in time, when skiing was a simpler sport. Most of the lodge looks like it hasn't been updated in a few decades and the food served isn't much better than at a high sc...  more »
  • My children enjoyed skiing up here the other day. They both had lessons, and both instructors were excellent with them. Frankie is excellent, and we would like to come back soon so my older boy can ge...  more »
  • Visited on Wednesday 1-11-17. Showdown is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays so any snow fall those days is waiting untouched for Wednesday patrons. To top it off, it is $30 lift ticket day. With 9 inches...  more »

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