Chief Joseph Cross Country Ski Trail

  

The Chief Joseph Cross Country Ski Trail is a multi-loop system which begins on the north side of Highway 43 at Chief Joseph Pass.

Chief Joseph Area  /  Chief Joseph Cross Country Ski Map

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Toilets,Parking
Restrictions:
  • Pets are prohibited
Restroom: Restroom
Information Center: Wisdom Ranger Station
Phone: (406)689-3243

General Information

Parking:

There is a plowed parking area for 55-60 vehicles.


Directions:

From Wisdom take Highway 43 West for 25 miles to the Chief Joseph Pass parking area.


General Notes:
  • Maps are available at the trailhead.
  • The trail system is groomed weekly by Bitterroot Ski Club.
  • There is a warming hut open from December 1 - mid April.

Activities


Winter Sports

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XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

There are multiple loops in the system of varying lengths and difficulty level. 

  • 8 km Easiest
  • 14.5 km More Difficult
  • 2.1 km Most Difficult
Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult

Amenities

Toilets Toilet at Trailhead
Parking Plowed parking area
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
24.6 km

 



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