Hiking Montana


Hiking Montana
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Hiking Montana
Manufacturer Falcon Guides
Page By FlatheadNative
Page Type Jun 7, 2008 / Jun 7, 2008
Object ID 5393
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Hiking Montana


From father and son authors: Bill and Russ Schneider

This guide has detailed route desctriptions for over 100 of Montana's best hikes. Including incredible mountains and fish laden lakes. A great read and a better information guide if you want to get there from where you are.

From the editors:

Lace up your boots and sample more than 100 hikes in the magnificent national forests and national parks of Montana. From the grandeur of Glacier to the fantastic fishing in Yellowstone, this renowned hiking guide takes you through old-growth cedars, up jagged peaks, past roaring waterfalls, and across remote meadows to crystalline alpine lakes. Experience true wilderness as you traverse the Continental Divide and explore the spectacular world of Big Sky Country.

This is the twenty-fifth anniversary complete with twenty-four new hikes.

Cost: $18.95

At Barnes and Noble.

Areas covered

Glacier National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Kootenai National Forest (NW Montana)

Lolo National Forest (SW Montana)

Bitterroot National Forest (SW Montana)

Flathead National Forest (NW Montana)

Lewis and Clark National Forest (W. Montana)

Helena National Forest (W Montana)

Gallatin National Forest (SW Montana)

Custer National Forest (S Central Montana)

BLM Lands



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FlatheadNative - Jun 11, 2008 11:51 pm - Voted 5/5

Great guide
detailed route decriptions are helpful. Locating trailheads in Montana can be difficult and I find this guide to be accurate and quite descriptive.

Bob Sihler - Feb 13, 2010 10:38 pm - Voted 5/5

Great resource
Not much of a climbing guide, of course, but this book covers a broad swath of Montana and served as the basis for several eye-opening day hikes and backpacks before I began planning such on my own with maps. Some of those outings led me to wander from the path and up the mountains, and so a love was born. What I like about this book and others like it is that they outline the route and leave you to discover the wonders along, and slightly off, the way.

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