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Big Sky Resort closing due to coronavirus concerns

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Posted at 12:03 PM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 14:03:09-04

BIG SKY — Big Sky Resort has announced that it will suspend operations after skiing on Sunday, March 15.

"As always, our top priority has been the health and wellbeing of our guests, team members, and community, and this is undoubtedly the right decision given the current situation," a statement from Big Sky said.

All retail and rental shops, as well as Solace Spa, will also close. Food outlets will remain open based on situational needs and a commitment to social distancing. Lodging properties will remain open while guests in house make alternate travel arrangements.

Regarding refunds, Big Sky said the following:

"Given the short notice, we have relaxed our cancellation and refund policy, and guests are encouraged to visit our website for more information. We will automatically process refunds for future arrivals. We expect our teams will be overwhelmed with calls - but rest assured - there is no urgency to call to discuss cancellations. We will continue to honor this relaxed policy throughout the coming months."

All lodging properties will close by Sunday, March 22. Seasonal team members will be paid through Sunday, March 22. Big Sky said it will "evaluate reopening at a later date and look forward to welcoming guests back to Big Sky as soon as conditions permit."