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Blackmore / Elephant Shoulder

Intermediate/Difficult

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1.5 mile 2.5 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,039' 317 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 10,119' 3,084 m
Low: 9,081' 2,768 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 13% (7°)
Max Slope: 20% (11°)
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Trail shared by samh Haraldson

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An alternate approach to Blackmore as well as access to Alex Lowe basin.

samh Haraldson
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

Take the standard Blackmore trail from the parking lot, then upon entering the headwaters basin, break off the standard skin track route and follow what is generally the Blackmore summer trail to the shoulder between Mount Blackmore - Direct and Elephant Mountain.

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Splitboarding the East Face of Mount Blackmore.  Elephant and Alex Lowe peaks in distance.
Mar 13, 2015 near Bozeman, MT
The East Face of Mount Blackmore.
Mar 12, 2015 near Bozeman, MT
Dropping off the summit
Mar 13, 2015 near Bozeman, MT
Blackmore basin
Mar 13, 2015 near Bozeman, MT

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