Downing Mountain Backcountry Lodge - Hamilton

The lodge is a forty-foot diameter log lodge built yurt style with beautiful views of the Bitterroot Valley to the east 2,000 feet below, and prime ski runs to the west. Sited at the bottom of the large open ski runs leading from Little Downing Mountain, 2500 feet above, it is the only lodge in the Bitterroot Range that serves opportunities for backcountry skiing in winter and private Forest Service access year round. Unique with its private road access there is never competition from snowmobiles and day skiers.

A trip leader organizes a group up to 10 people. A two night minimum stay and eight guest minimum on weekends and holidays is requested. The rental rate Is $75 per person per night in winter and $290 per night during the summer for four guests. Please check website for full booking details. There is an additional 7% lodging tax in Montana. Hosts John Lehrman and Jen Callahan look forward to serving your backcountry desires!

Mailing Address
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Street Address
1017 Grubstake Rd
Hamilton,  MT 59840

Phone: 406-531-1486

The Downing Mountain Lodge is a thirty minute drive, during the snow-free season, due west of Hamilton, Montana. Take main street west to Westside Road, turn left at the Grubstake sign and drive south to a veering right turn onto Owings Creek rd. Follow this road into the forest and veer right onto Grubstake Road. After 100 yds turn left staying on Grubstake Road and proceed through the gate. Follow this road for 3 miles to the Lodge parking lot. We are planning to have folks stage at switchback 11 this winter.

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