Winter Trails: Montana Guide Book

by Jean Arthur (The Globe Pequot Press)
Winter Trails Montana  by Jean Arthur

163pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0762707305

Designed for all levels, from consummate winter recreational skiers and snowshoers to beginners and families, this is a guide to 40 of the best winter trails in western and central Montana (including the Yellowstone National Park) for cross-country skiing & snowshoeing. Each outing is described in detail including info on landscape, distance, difficulty, surface, elevation and more. Also covers equipment, clothing, safety, navigation, and etiquette for those new to these winter sports.

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Trails from the "Winter Trails: Montana" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 71.
... Preview: Alice Creek Ranch is a working cattle operation and guest ranch high in the Rocky Mountains. The superbly groomed trails roll along some of the 3,000 ranch acres at the edge of the Scapegoat Wildernes ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
Lincoln, MT - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing - Trail Length:
... Preview: Alice Creek Ranch is a working cattle operation and guest ranch high in the Rocky Mountains. The superbly groomed trails roll along some of the 3,000 ranch acres at the edge of the Scapegoat Wildernes ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
Lincoln, MT - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing - Trail Length:
... Preview: The trail begins at the historic Marias Pass, the route through the mountains for which the Lewis and Clark Expedition searched unsuccessfully. The 5,200-foot pass is one of the lowest routes over the ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
West Glacier, MT - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: The trail begins at the historic Marias Pass, the route through the mountains for which the Lewis and Clark Expedition searched unsuccessfully. The 5,200-foot pass is one of the lowest routes over the ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
West Glacier, MT - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Romantic legend has it that Going to the Sun Mountain, and later the road, is named for a mystic Indian who ascended the 9,642-foot peak to join the sun in eternity. The road, 52 miles long, closes in ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
West Glacier, MT - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 13
... Preview: Romantic legend has it that Going to the Sun Mountain, and later the road, is named for a mystic Indian who ascended the 9,642-foot peak to join the sun in eternity. The road, 52 miles long, closes in ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
West Glacier, MT - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 13
... Preview: B Bar Ranch is a working cattle operation on the edge of Yellowstone National Park in a scenic, high-mountain basin frequented by moose, bison, elk, wolves, lynx, eagles, and other wildlife. This turn ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
Emigrant, MT - Cross-Country Skiing
... Preview: B Bar Ranch is a working cattle operation on the edge of Yellowstone National Park in a scenic, high-mountain basin frequented by moose, bison, elk, wolves, lynx, eagles, and other wildlife. This turn ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
Emigrant, MT - Snowshoeing
... Preview: The National Park Service reminds visitors that the Nez Perce consider this a sacred place. Winter is considered a time for the people of the doomed encampment to sleep. Self-guided snowshoe and ski t ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
Wisdom, MT - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 10.5
... Preview: The National Park Service reminds visitors that the Nez Perce consider this a sacred place. Winter is considered a time for the people of the doomed encampment to sleep. Self-guided snowshoe and ski t ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
Wisdom, MT - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 10.5
... Preview: The tiny community of Polebridge is situated just outside the western boundary of Glacier National Park and is 22 miles on rough road from the Canadian border. The gravel road into Polebridge leads to ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
Columbia Falls, MT - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: The tiny community of Polebridge is situated just outside the western boundary of Glacier National Park and is 22 miles on rough road from the Canadian border. The gravel road into Polebridge leads to ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
Columbia Falls, MT - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: Blacktail’s trails offer fantastic views of the surrounding mountains, the Flathead Valley, and Flathead Lake. Often, when the Flathead Valley floor is under fog or clouds, Blacktail visitors ski or s ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
Lakeside, MT - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Blacktail’s trails offer fantastic views of the surrounding mountains, the Flathead Valley, and Flathead Lake. Often, when the Flathead Valley floor is under fog or clouds, Blacktail visitors ski or s ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
Lakeside, MT - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Bohart Ranch sits in the historic and rugged Bridger Canyon below the Bridger Mountain Range. The Bridgers are named for mountain man Jim Bridger, who led wagons to Bozeman and nearby gold prospecting ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
Bozeman, MT - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing
... Preview: Bohart Ranch sits in the historic and rugged Bridger Canyon below the Bridger Mountain Range. The Bridgers are named for mountain man Jim Bridger, who led wagons to Bozeman and nearby gold prospecting ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
Bozeman, MT - Snowshoeing
... Preview: Expert telemarkers, alpine-touring skiers, and snowboarders who ride split boards find the Hellroaring drainage of the Centennial Mountains an impressive backcountry experience. Note that snowboarders ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
West Yellowstone, MT - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: The Chief Joseph Pass Cross-Country Ski Trails are at the confluence of two mountain passes that are significant in Western history. Trails begin at the top of Chief Joseph Pass, next to Lost Trail Pa ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
Darby, MT - Cross-Country Skiing
... Preview: The ski trail to Kersey Lake and then to Rock Island Lake presents picturesque backdrops, a gentle backcountry experience, and the opportunity to ski into the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, north and ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
Cooke City, MT - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: The ski trail to Kersey Lake and then to Rock Island Lake presents picturesque backdrops, a gentle backcountry experience, and the opportunity to ski into the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, north and ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Montana"
Cooke City, MT - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 10