Women's Backpacking Trips
in the Beartooth wilderness, Montana
Dates: Jul 04 - 07, Jul 11-14, Jul 18 -21
Off the beaten path - the Beartooth wilderness of Montana is known for it's remoteness and solitude. Join our female guides and enjoy nature in it's purest form away from crowds.
The Beartooths host Montana's premier backpacking routes, both on and off trail. Expect wild alpine scenery from glacial valleys to high plateaus. Known for it's pristine lakes, beautiful waterfalls, and towering granite walls, you can expect a memorable hiking trip in the Beartooth Wilderness.
Our trips focus on the simplicity of nature, with your backpack and trip mates. Join one of our experienced female guides for a magical wilderness experience.
Our minimum group size is 3 and max. is 8 participants. You will meet other adventurous ladies that are keen to explore new areas and activities!
Difficulty & Fitness
Shorter trips are usually a bit easier to begin with and our longer trips need a bit more indurance. As a thumb of rule, most participants and newer to backpacking. Our days hiking are usually 4-6 hours long.
The mountains are not as predictible as other topographical features and we might encouter some rain or even snow. We will be prepared with rain gear and warm layers! June - September are the most stable month in the Beartooth mountains and we are planning on sunshine and dry days.
You can fly either into Billings airport or Yellowstone (Bozeman) airport and drive with your rental car (or carpool) to Red Lodge. We will meet you the next day at 9 am in Red Lodge at our office and caravan to the trailhead or meet at the trailhead directly.
Food & Gear
This trip is all-inclusive, so you can relax and minimize the hassle of planning. We will provide breakfasts and dinners on the trail, but you need to pack snacks and lunches. We can accomendate most diets: vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and lactose intolerant. Our meals are a mix of fresh, self-made food and freeze dried pre-packaged meals.
Once you booked a trip with us, we will provide you a complete gear list. Most important non-rentable items to consider beforehand are: clothing and hiking boots. We can rent out (free of charge) tents. For an additional $200/ per trip we can organize you all the important personal gear: sleeping pad, sleeping bag, backpack, hiking poles, headlamps and eating utensils!
Beginner - Intermediate, up to 3000 ft of elevation gain
Ability to hike up to 6 hours with a 50 lbs backpack
June - September
3 - 8 participants
Red Lodge, West Rosebud, Montana
Cooking equipment, tents & professional guide
optional: sleeping pad, sleeping bag, backpack, hiking poles, headlamps and eating utensils
Lunches, Snacks, transportation, personal items, and guide gratuity
The Beartooth wilderness offers many trails that are accessed through different drainages. Depending on the fitness levels of the groups we will choose the perfetct route for you. Trailheads include the West, Main and Lake Fork and Red Lodge Creek drainages.
On our longer trips we might summit the famous Sundance Pass, Hellroaring Plateau or Thunder mountain. Some of the beautiful lakes such as Black Canyon Lake, Lost Lake, Sundance Lake or Crow Lake are included on shorters treks as well.