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Skiing

Nordic

Whether you are a skilled Nordic skier or would like to discover cross-country skiing for the first time, Cross Country Skiing is available on the ungroomed trails and fields around Triple Creek Ranch. For more immersion, enjoy the groomed trails of the Chief Joseph Pass Trail system, which is a short thirty-five minute drive from the ranch and meticulously maintained by the Bitterroot Cross Country Ski Club. Our activity coordinators will be happy to fit you with the proper equipment for your adventure. If you decide you’d like to make a day of it, the kitchen will pack a lunch for you. Revel in 25 km of well-groomed trails ranging from beginner to advanced along the Continental Divide. Just a mile from the trailhead, a beautiful log cabin is available for guests to eat their lunch or just warm up by the cozy fire. Nearby, backcountry skiers can enjoy the Old Anderson Mountain Road which is a section of the Continental Divide Trail.

A stay at our luxurious all-inclusive ranch resort means we offer chauffeured transportation while you enjoy your favorite warm beverage and freshly baked cookies to and from the mountain. All cross-country skiing equipment is available at Triple Creek Ranch along with trail maps and a never-ending supply of groomed trails in close proximity.

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Alpine

Spend the day on top of the world skiing the Continental Divide on the Montana-Idaho border. Whether your pleasure is downhill or cross-country, only 30 minutes from the ranch, skiers will enjoy rural western ‘cowboy’ skiing in the Northern Rockies. For Alpine skiing and snowboarding, Lost Trail Powder Mountain Ski Resort offers 50+ runs, summit elevation of 8,200 ft., base elevation of 6,400 ft., a vertical drop of 1,800 ft. and an average snowfall of 300 inches per year. Known for its ‘lifts without lines’ and daily fresh powder, you will not be disappointed with “Montana’s Greatest Snow Place.”

Our season begins the 21st of December and runs through the end of February (conditions permitting). Lifts operate ‘powder Thursday’ through Sunday and daily throughout the holidays. Extended holiday hours include Martin Luther King Day and President’s Day. Full ski and snowboard equipment rentals are available as well as demos and group or private lessons. Lost Trail opens at 9:30am and closes at 4:00pm.

A stay at our luxurious all-inclusive ranch resort means we offer chauffeured transportation while you enjoy your favorite warm beverage and freshly baked cookies to and from the mountain, along complimentary ski passes, ski and snowboard rentals. The Activities Coordinators will assist you with these arrangements including a pack lunch to take with you.