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Backpacking Trips


Discovering the Beartooth Wilderness is for everyone; young and old, big or small. Join us on a custom single or multi-day guided trip with your backpack and tent. From April to September enjoy the incredible alpine views from snowy mountain couloirs to crystal clear lakes!

Backcountry wilderness experience
out of Red Lodge, Montana

Spend various days outside exploring the valley of the Beartooth mountains and their alpine plateaus. All trips involve remote alpine lakes.
We can guide you to new heights while teaching you important outdoor skills such as Leave No Trace ethics as well as local geology and history.

We will only take you off the beaten path - avoid crowds and enjoy maximal peacefulness. Wildlife seeings are guaranteed - maybe a moose, deer or marmot?

All our backcountry trips inlcude meals, cooking equipment and tents. Our trips are designed around a multitude of experience levels, so please inquire for route recommendations!

Beginners are welcome and encouraged to expereince the backcountry in fill immersion.


Beginner - Intermediate, trips can be customized to your needs


Ability to walk for several hours with a 30 pound backpack


April to November

Group Size:

1-10 participants, please ask about larger groups


2-4 days


Red Lodge, West Fork, Main Fork, Lake Fork, Rock Creek & East Rosebud, West Rosebud, Montana


Rental climbing equipment, group equipment,
& a professional guide 


Food, transportation, lodging, personal items, and guide gratuity

Silver Run

3-4 day Backpacking Trip

Roughly 18 miles long and 4000 ft of elevation gain, this 2-3 backpacking trip leads you through the Beartooth wilderness via the Silver Run plateau.

We will start out of Red Lodge from Bear track trailhead and soon climb up to the plateau. At 10500 feet the Silver Run plateau is one of the biggest plateaus in the Beartooth and entails a remote alpine tundra.

We will visit Timberline Lake and descent the plateau via Timberline creek and exit over the West Fork. This trip involves a shuttle drive.


Please feel free to ask about this trip and any customizations.

West Fork Loop

3-4 day Backpacking Trip

22.03 miles, 3571 ft elevation gain, 4279 ft elevation loss


We will start at West Fork THD (at 7900ft) and hike via Quinnebaugh meadows along the West Fork of Rock Creek to Sundance pass, our highpoint with around 11000 ft of elevation gain.


We will spend the night at  September Lake at 9694 ft. We will encounter alpine scenery on the plateaus of the Beartooth mountains and a more lush environment back in the river valley. The tour exists at the Lions Camp (Lake Fork THD).

This route will include a short shuttle between the West Fork THD and the Lake Fork THD.


Please feel free to ask about this trip and any customizations.

Crow Lake

2 day Backpacking Trip

16 miles long and 3000 ft of elevation gain, this 2 day backpacking trip leads you through  foothills of the Beartooth mountains via the Red Lodge Creek trail.

This is a in and out trip while camping at the beautigul crow lake in a more alpine setting.

Please feel free to ask about this trip and any customizations.

Red Lodge Plateau

3-5 day Backpacking Trip

Roughly 16 miles with a total of4500 ft of elevation gain, the Red Lodge Creek Plateau sits on the forestry foothills of the Beartooth mountains.

This two day trip begins at the Red Lodge Creek trailhead with a camp at Crow Lake and a descending day over the Red Lodge Creek plateau to the West Fork drainage.

This trip involves a shuttle drive.

Please feel free to ask about this trip and any customizations.

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