Big Sky Resort | White Otter Cabin

4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Ski In and Ski Out Access

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13 guests


4 bedrooms


3 baths


3000 sq. ft.

Ski Access

LIMITED TIME OFFER:  Stay at least 3 nights between April 8, 2017 and Dec 15, 2017 and SAVE 15%!  Restrictions apply.  Only valid for reservations booked April 8 - 23, 2017.

Spectacular views of rugged mountains and pristine pine forest combined with close proximity to the Mountain Village set the stage here for all your Montana adventures, any time of year.  Privately located in a serene wooded setting about halfway between Moonlight and Big Sky Resort, you may even catch a glimpse of a friendly fox or resident moose, or perhaps the occasional bear.  Well-suited for families, groups of friends/colleagues, up to 4 vacationing couples, or the annual guys/gals getaway, this 3,000 sq. foot ski-accessible log home provides plenty of space to gather, or spread out, in style.  Infusing rustic elegance with modern amenities, no detail has been overlooked.  The cozy abode features a log interior and open floor plan, with windows framing Lone Peak and Andesite Mountain like precious pieces of art.  On the breathtaking back deck whip up some sizzling steaks on the propane grill, or just relax and take it all in.  Cap off the day with a starlit soak in the new outdoor hot tub.  Savor the good life up here!  Minutes from Lone Mountain, and only 45 scenic miles from West Yellowstone, White Otter is your base camp to lifelong memories and fun for everyone.  Make this happy alpine retreat a tradition in your travels.

Ski Rating 3: (Anticipated opening date for White Otter lift is December 16, but the lift may open earlier in the season depending on snow conditions)
This property is ski accessible vs. true ski-in/out. It is possible to come in and out on skis, but poling and skating will be necessary.
Ski Out: 
Two options. Trail is groomed immediately to left of house. Ski the trail to the bottom and turn right. You will need to skate/pole for approximately 100 yards to lift. Option two is to go to the top of the driveway put skis on and skate or walk the road to the end of the cul-de-sac that connects with the lift. Take White Otter lift to White Wing Run.
Ski In:
Lower Morningstar to second set of Powder Ridge signs on the left. Follow the signs for White Otter Access and follow the access trails back towards the White Otter skier bridge. Cross over the bridge and immediately turn right on the groomed access and ski back under the chair lift. Follow to the bottom of the White Otter Chair and take a right turn on the groomed access behind the lift. Follow this slightly down sloping trail for 100 yards back to area behind the cabin and hike up to the cabin. Option 2 is to ski past the bottom of the chair lift to the cul-de-sac and skate or walk the road back to the cabin.


Beds | Baths:
Sleeps 12 in beds; 13 with use of loft futon. Up to 13 allowed.

Bedroom 1- Queen bed | shared (adjacent) full bath, shower/tub, toilet, sink | main level
Bedroom 2- King bed | shared (adjacent) full bath, shower/tub, toilet, sink | lower level
Bedroom 3- Queen bed | shared full bath, shower/tub, toilet, sink | lower level
Bedroom 4- Two queen beds and one full bed | shared (adjacent) full bath, shower/tub, toilet, sink | upper level
Bonus space- Full futon | shared (adjacent) full bath, shower/tub, toilet, sink | upper level loft
Rollaway available for a $50 rental fee; up to 2 available
Linens Provided: 2 extra pillows, extra blanket in each closet
Towels Provided: 6 bath towels, 4 hand towels, 4 washcloths per bathroom | 6 hot tub towels 
Kitchen | Dining:
Granite counters- No
Stainless appliances- No
Electric range- Yes
Refrigerator- Yes
Dishwasher- Yes
Microwave- Yes
Ice Maker- No
Coffee maker- Yes
Keurig- No
Coffee grinder- Yes
Mixer- Yes
Toaster- Yes
Kitchen utensils- Yes
Crockpot- Yes
Blender- Yes
Roasting pan- Yes
Bakeware- Yes
Dishes, glasses, silverware- 13 settings
Pantry items- basic spices only
Table seating- 8
Bar seating- 4

Living Room
Main living fireplace- wood (firewood and fire starters provided)
Downstairs living fireplace- propane
Main living seating- 6
Downstairs living seating- 6
Unit Starter Supplies:
Kitchen bags
Dishwasher tabs
Dish soap (1 bottle)
Sponge (1 new)
Paper towels (2 rolls)
Foil, cling wrap
Coffee filters (coffee not supplied)
Toilet paper (4 rolls per bathroom)
Kleenex (1 box per bathroom)
Laundry soap (full size)
Dryer sheets (1 box)
Stain remover (1 bottle)
Glass cleaner (1 bottle)
Bath gel
Bar soap (1 small bar per sink)
Body lotion

Washer and dryer
Satellite TV 
Telephone- local calls only
Wireless internet
Gaming system- Wii 
iPod/MP3 docking station, music player or wireless speaker
At least one DVD/Blu-ray player
Ski storage in garage
Snow removal service provided
Central air- not available
Fans and humidifiers

Private hot tub 4-6 person- on lower level patio
Propane grill, propane provided- on main level deck (near kitchen), or in garage
Outdoor fire pit- no
4 wheel drive required in winter (steep driveway)
Double car garage
Space for 4 vehicles 
House Rules:
No smoking permitted
No pets permitted
Cleaning fee: $425
Options For a Fee:
Pack n play 
Highchair/booster seat
Box of board games
Wii games (box of 5)
Late or early check in/out




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* Rates are subject to change without notice. Pricing excludes taxes, additional options and fees.
Season Start End Night Min Nights
Prime Winter2/21/20184/6/2018$4754
Winter 22/15/20182/20/2018$4893
Winter 11/17/20182/14/2018$4153
Winter 11/6/20181/10/2018$4153
Post-New Year1/2/20181/5/2018$1,1493
New Year12/26/20171/1/2018$1,5497
Early Winter11/22/201712/15/2017$3253
PBR Rodeo7/27/20177/30/2017$3654


Write a Review
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Reviewed: Apr 2, 2017
Property Manager
John & Barb
New Brighton, MN, US
Reviewed: Oct 5, 2016
Our stay at 35 White Otter was fabulous! The cabin was equipped with everything we could possibly need during our 13 day stay. We appreciated the initial visit from one of your staff to show us where things were and to answer any questions we had. The views from the cabin, of Lone Peak, and of Big Sky Village and the surrounding area were phenomenal. It was a joy to wake up the that view each morning. The beds were comfortable, there was plenty of hot water, we liked the body wash/shampoo/conditioner dispenser in the showers, and the lotion was a nice touch too. We used the fireplace in the great room a couple of evenings, and enjoyed the gas fireplace downstairs as well. We enjoyed reading out on the deck on the sunny afternoons. All in all, our experience was excellent. We would love to return.
Reviewed: Aug 2, 2016
The house was fantastic, beautiful setting, it did accommodate perfectly our group of 13. Plenty of dishes and linens. Matched perfectly the pictures and even more !! Would come back here with no hesitation. Thank you for having us and making our family reunion so special!!
Reviewed: Apr 1, 2016
TripAdvisor Review: Perfect Mountain Retreat- Stayed at this home during the last week of skiing at Big sky in April 2016 with a group of girlfriends. This home is a fantastic place for a few families or a group of adult friends. The loft upstairs is a perfect place for the kids to hang out and sleep, or a quiet get away from the larger group to rest. There is a nice deck with plenty of seating overlooking Big Sky resort. The outdoor hot tub is situated under several beautiful pine trees and it's the perfect place to unwind after a day on the slopes with the snow gently falling. The kitchen is well-appointed, plenty of TV's if you like to stay tuned in and fast, reliable wi-fi to stay connected. You can ski in/out or make a short 1/2 block walk on a paved road to the base of the White Otter lift to begin and end your ski day. We skied in and out the whole week, coming back for lunch every day at the house. It's really convenient. Love this house and hope to return some day!
Ed W
Reviewed: Mar 25, 2016
TripAdvisor Review: What a great vacation- What a great cabin. Lots of room and beds plus a great view. Very clean and everything you could want. Our family had a great ski vacation.
Reviewed: Mar 12, 2016
TripAdvisor Review: Best family ski vacation ever- The cabin/home we stayed in was beautiful and functional. We could walk or ski to the lift. Big Sky/Moonlight is awesome - no need to go to Colorado ever again - no lift lines after the initial morning rush... powder, it was first runs all day long if you looked for them! Terrain for every ability.
Reviewed: Mar 8, 2016
TripAdvisor Review: Perfect location and easy with the family. We were looking for the perfect ski in/out location that our teenagers could come and go as needed throughout the day. We found it at White Otter #35. We left each morning and as a group and then able to split off and meet back for lunch and at the end of the day. We never had to worry! Plus the cabin is a perfect size for big family breakfasts and dinners and you can't beat the amazing views. I highly recommend.
Reviewed: Feb 17, 2015
TripAdvisor Review: Great Family/ Group Accommodations! My family (2 kids and husband) meet 2 other families at this rental house. We loved it! There was space for everyone to hang out, play games, cook, and quiet time. It was a ski in and ski out so we could come back for lunch. My daughter and husband could head in early for the day and hot tub while my son and I could stay out in ski longer.. The place was very clean and gorgeous! I loved the deck on a sunny day or for early morning coffee. Must stay here if going to Big Sky with a large family or a group.

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