Winter in the Bitterroot Valley is full of alpine adventures. Whether you're skiing the slopes of Lost Trail, exploring the backcountry trails, snowmobiling the wide open terrain, or simply soaking in the hot springs, there's plenty of activities to explore the scenic mountains of Montana.
With easily accessible backcountry terrain, backcountry yurts and huts, and great powder, the Bitterroot Valley is home to a dedicated backcountry skiing community.
The Bitterroot Cross-Country Ski Club maintains a huge network of classic and skate skiing trails known as the Chief Joseph Trail System.
Hit the slopes for a day of downhill skiing and snowboarding in Montana. Our local ski resort in Sula is perfect for a day of powder with runs for the whole family and two terrain parks for hours of fun.
Two commercial hot springs are located at the very north and the very south ends of the Bitterroot Valley. Offering naturally-fed hot pools plus on-site restaurants and bars make them both the perfect apres ski destination.
There are a few top notch ice climbing locations within the Bitterroot Valley, as well as others just a short drive away. Unfortunately, ice climbing guiding services are not available in the area.
If ice climbing sounds a little too daunting, lace up your skates and take to the ice at a local ice rink in the Bitterroot Valley.
Options for snowmobiling in the Bitterroot Valley are as wide open as the terrain. With miles of trails and acres of open terrain there is plenty of snow to get you grinning.
Options for snowshoeing in the Bitterroot Valley are as wide open as the terrain. With miles of trails and acres of open terrain there is plenty of snow to get you grinning.