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25 mi 39 km of descents 26 Featured Ski Lines

Easy Trails 22 Trails Intermediate Trails 25 Trails Hard Trails 7 Trails
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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 Bradley's Meadow
Easy/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.
Intermediate/Difficult

Thumb Couloir

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

(1) 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

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

Photos of Southwestern Montana - 80

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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

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