Sundance Pass

Billings, Montana 59106

Sundance Pass

Sundance Pass Professional Review and Guide

"A moderately long but not too challenging backpacking trip through spectacular mountain scenery, especially the view from Sundance Pass. This well-maintained and heavily used trail is not only one of the most scenic in the Beartooths, but it’s only a short drive from the Billings area. You can make this hike a three-day trip, staying one night in the Lake Fork of Rock Creek and another in the West Fork of Rock Creek.

Although nicely suited to a three-day/two-night trip, the route also offers many scenic side trips. Plan an extra day or two in the back-country for exploring them. This trail offers absolutely spectacular scenery. From Sundance Pass, for example, vistas include 12,000-foot mountains, such as 12,548-foot Whitetail Peak, and the Beartooth Plateau, a huge mass of contiguous land above 10,000 feet."

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Trail Information

Billings
Nearby City
21
Distance
Shuttle
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
3
Duration
July through September
Season
Custer National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Black Pyramid Mountain, Silver Run Peak, and Sylvan Peak
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Aug 2018