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25 mi 40 km of descents 27 Ski Lines

Easy Trails 11 Trails Intermediate Trails 24 Trails Hard Trails 20 Trails
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Ski Lines in Southwestern Montana - 27

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Favorite Summit Cheeseburger atop Naya Nuki.  Photo by Ned Gall.
Difficult

The Great One Couloir

0.6 mi 1.0 km • -1,417 ft Descent • -431.85 m Descent

(5) Bozeman, MT
Favorite Starting the bootpack to the summit of Mount Blackmore.
Difficult

Mount Blackmore - Summit to Snowfields

4.4 mi 7.1 km • -3,527 ft Descent • -1075.14 m Descent

(2) Bozeman, MT
Favorite Tele turns on Mount Ellis.
Intermediate

Mount Ellis - Direct

2.6 mi 4.1 km • -2,688 ft Descent • -819.26 m Descent

(2) Bozeman, MT
Favorite Bradley's Meadow
Intermediate

Bradley's Meadow

0.3 mi 0.4 km • -387 ft Descent • -118.02 m Descent

(1) Bozeman, MT
Favorite Splitboarding Mount Ellis
Intermediate

Mount Ellis Quick Out

3.2 mi 5.2 km • -2,630 ft Descent • -801.59 m Descent

(1) Bozeman, MT
Favorite The thumb is in the very center.
Difficult

Thumb Couloir

0.4 mi 0.7 km • -926 ft Descent • -282.19 m Descent

(1) Bozeman, MT
Favorite Looking up at the shoulder of Elephant and Blackmore
Intermediate

Alex Lowe Basin

0.3 mi 0.5 km • -431 ft Descent • -131.42 m Descent

(1) Bozeman, MT
Favorite USGS Survey marker atop Mount Black
Difficult

Black Mountain

1.3 mi 2.0 km • -1,867 ft Descent • -569.09 m Descent

(1) Livingston, MT

Ascents in Southwestern Montana - 28

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0.8 mi 1.3 km #1The Ramp
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km Bozeman, MT
3.8 mi 6.1 km #2Palace Butte Basin
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Difficult
3.8 mi 6.1 km Bozeman, MT
0.7 mi 1.1 km #3Saddle Peak
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Difficult
0.7 mi 1.1 km Bozeman, MT
2.3 mi 3.8 km #4The Great One - Ascent
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Difficult
2.3 mi 3.8 km Bozeman, MT
2.2 mi 3.6 km #5Goose Creek - South Uptrack
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.6 km Bozeman, MT
4.7 mi 7.6 km #6Black Mountain
Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult
4.7 mi 7.6 km Livingston, MT
0.6 mi 1.0 km #7Middle Basin
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
0.6 mi 1.0 km Big Sky, MT
1.5 mi 2.5 km #8Blackmore / Elephant Shoulder
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Difficult
1.5 mi 2.5 km Bozeman, MT
0.2 mi 0.4 km #9History Rock - Upper Powder Field - Uptrack
Easy
Bozeman, MT
Easy
0.2 mi 0.4 km Bozeman, MT
4.0 mi 6.4 km #10Mount Ellis Ascent
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.4 km Bozeman, MT
4.8 mi 7.8 km #11Mount Blackmore - North Ridge
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Difficult
4.8 mi 7.8 km Bozeman, MT
3.0 mi 4.8 km #12History Rock - Ascent
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.8 km Bozeman, MT
9.3 mi 15.0 km #13Electric Peak via Beattie Gulch
Intermediate
Gardiner, MT
Intermediate
9.3 mi 15.0 km Gardiner, MT
2.5 mi 4.0 km #14Sheep Creek Basin
Easy
Cooke City, MT
Easy
2.5 mi 4.0 km Cooke City, MT
1.9 mi 3.1 km #15Goose Creek
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Bozeman, MT
3.7 mi 5.9 km #16Texas Meadows
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate
3.7 mi 5.9 km Bozeman, MT
2.9 mi 4.7 km #17Lick Creek
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.7 km Bozeman, MT
3.0 mi 4.9 km #18Beehive Basin
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.9 km Big Sky, MT
4.4 mi 7.1 km #19Battle Ridge approach to the Throne
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.1 km Bozeman, MT
8.8 mi 14.1 km #20Hyalite Haute - Fox Creek Cabin Route
Intermediate
Four Corners, MT
Intermediate
8.8 mi 14.1 km Four Corners, MT
0.8 mi 1.4 km #21Mineral Mountain North Slopes Burn
Intermediate
Cooke City, MT
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.4 km Cooke City, MT
0.1 mi 0.2 km #22Fox Creek Cabin Spur
Easy
Bozeman, MT
Easy
0.1 mi 0.2 km Bozeman, MT
2.9 mi 4.6 km #23Little Ellis Northside
Easy
Bozeman, MT
Easy
2.9 mi 4.6 km Bozeman, MT
1.3 mi 2.1 km #24Little Ellis Burn
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Bozeman, MT
3.6 mi 5.7 km #25Brackett Creek to Lower Playground
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.7 km Bozeman, MT
8.9 mi 14.3 km #26Hyalite Haute - Mystic Lake Cabin Route
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
8.9 mi 14.3 km Bozeman, MT
3.9 mi 6.2 km #27Grassy Mountain
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate
3.9 mi 6.2 km Bozeman, MT
2.5 mi 4.1 km #28Goose Creek to Chestnut Mountain Summit
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.1 km Bozeman, MT

Photos of Southwestern Montana - 82

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Looking south into the basin. The chute listed in the accent is in on the left.
Mar 13, 2015 near Bozeman, MT
Starting the bootpack to the summit of Mount Blackmore.
Mar 12, 2015 near Bozeman, MT
Looking South toward the Summit of Mount Ellis on the North Ridge.
Mar 12, 2015 near Bozeman, MT
Summit Cheeseburger atop Naya Nuki.  Photo by Ned Gall.
Mar 12, 2015 near Bozeman, MT
Looking up Beehive from Middle Basin Ridge.  Photo: Lera, used with permission http://goo.gl/yKsA8K
Mar 24, 2015 near Big Sky, MT
Going up.
Mar 17, 2015 near Bozeman, MT
Splitboarding the East Face of Mount Blackmore.  Elephant and Alex Lowe peaks in distance.
Mar 13, 2015 near Bozeman, MT
Looking up the north part of MotM basin.
Mar 13, 2015 near Bozeman, MT