Fall & Winter Activities

snowmobiling in Montana


The Bitterroot Mountain range provides a winter playground for those ready get out on the snow. Lost Trail Powder Mountain is a downhill skier and snowboarder’s paradise. The resort, located on Chief Joseph pass has five lifts and averages about 325″ of snow every year.

For cross country skiers, the Chief Joseph Trail system provides a large network of groomed XC ski trails. Located just across the highway from Lost Trail resort, there is ample parking and a restroom. The Bitterroot Cross Country Ski Club maintains a warming cabin in the center of the trail system.

hunter in a field in Bitterroot Valley


For hunters, the Bitterroot Valley is a special place to track down big game and waterfowl. As Montanans know, opening day is one of the biggest events of the year. The Bitterroot Valley is home to Elk, Mule and Whitetail Deer, Black Bear, Mountain Lion, and Wolf hunts. Find an outfitter and book your adventure today.

dog sledding montana vacation


Turn off the engines, and gear up for a dog sledding adventure.  The Bitterroot’s back yard is home to some of the sled dog champions in the world.  Gliding across the winter wonderland behind a team of Huskies is an adventure you won’t forget.

Bitterroot Mushers is a local organization for dog sledding. While they don’t offer guided tours, the Bitterroot Mushers organize an annual dog sled race in January. Triple Creek Ranch offers dog sledding trips for ranch guests only for an additional fee.