Climbers' Access for Boulder Point & Boulder Peak
Turn right at this intersection
From the south side of Darby, MT, drive south about 4 miles on Hwy 93 and turn right (west)
onto Montana 473, also known as the West Fork Road. Drive to just past mile marker 13 and turn right (northwest)
onto Barn Draw Road (373)
, the second road on your right after mile marker 13.
Parking is available for several vehicles
Continue on Barn Draw Road for almost 2 miles to a signed junction and turn right (northeast)
following the sign for Boulder Point Trailhead. The road will end at the trailhead in just over a mile.
The trailhead is now marked. There is parking for several vehicles, but no restroom facilities.
For information about the climbers' routes accessed from this trailhead, see the links included in the following pictures' descriptions.
A couple of Hoary Marmots greeted us on Boulder Point
The Hoary Marmot is more likely to be seen near the Bitterroot summits than the Yellow-Bellied variety
which commonly inhabits the valleys
In addition to Boulder Peak, there are several
other highpoints along the ridge