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Nimrod Trailhead

Nimrod Trailhead

Nimrod Trailhead

Page Type: Trailhead

Location: Montana, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 48.23985°N / 113.56947°W

Object Title: Nimrod Trailhead

County: Flathead

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Elevation: 3980 ft / 1213 m


Page By: FlatheadNative

Created/Edited: Oct 26, 2008 / Mar 18, 2009

Object ID: 457160

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Nimrod Trailhead

This Trailhead gives access into the interior of Central and Southern Zones of the Great Bear Wilderness. The mountains featured on this page are available for LONG Day Climbs with some serious elevation gains.

Perhaps it is best to consider making most of these peaks a multi-day trip.

There are currently no routes submitted for the following listed peaks.

Getting to the Area:

The Nimrod Trailhead is located approximately ½ mile east of where U.S. Highway 2 passes through Glacier National Park. There is adequate parking at Nimrod. This trailhead is a major entry point into the lower portion of the Great Bear Wilderness and the Middle Fork of the Flathead River corridor leads to Schaffer Meadow as well as the Bob Marshall Wilderness.

The elevation at the Nimrod Trailhead is 3,980 feet above sea level.

Please MAXIMIZE the maps below for best viewing.

The Weather:

Plan on checking the weather before climbing for views and to prevent exposure to thunderstorms in the afternoon.

The Following Peaks require crossing the Middle Fork of the Flathead River

West Nimrod Peaks
Topo G.B.W. Peaks West

> Java Mountain via Trail # 158
Elevation gain = 2,836 feet

> Felix Peak via #152
Elevation gain = 4,016 feet

> Unawah Mountain via #152
Elevation gain = 3,908 feet

> Mount Cameahwait via #152
Elevation gain = 3,899 feet

> Snowshed Mountain via # 152
Elevation gain = 3,545 feet

> Mount Adams via #151 from Marion Lake Trailhead out of Essex
Elevation gain = 3,710 feet

> Elk Mountain via #151 from Dickey Lake Trailhead north of Essex
Elevation gain = 3,409 feet

Routes Accessed:

There are currently no peaks or routes submitted for the above listed peaks.

Peaks East of the Middle Fork of the Flathead River

Nimrod East Map
Topo G.B.W. Peaks East

> Mount Furlong via # 489
Elevation gain = 3,403 feet

> Forester Mountain via # 260
Elevation gain = 3,892 feet

> Devils Hump via # 489
Elevation gain = 3,687 feet

> Vinegar Mountain via # 260
Elevation gain = 3,151 feet

Routes Accessed:

There are currently no peaks or routes submitted for the above listed peaks.


GBWWest Nimrod PeaksNimrod East Map