Challenge Cabin Lookout/cabin


Challenge Cabin

Challenge is available from Dec 1st through March 31st each winter. The cabin is not avaiable April 1 to Nov 30.

Challenge cabin is available during the winter December 1st to March 31st and is located 51 miles east of Hungry Horse, MT on US Hwy 2, then eight miles south on Skyland Road #569. Access involves an 8 mile hike, snowshoe, or snowmobile to the cabin.
Challenge has rustic accomodations including propane cook stove, lights, wood stove, firewood, and vault toilet. Renters should pack their own drinking water and bedding. Party size is 5 with a bunk bed and a small loft. Please pack out what you brought including your garbage. Grizzly bears live in the area; store your food, beverages, coolers, and garbage inside the cabin. Pets are allowed. Please pick up after your pet! Commercial use of the cabins is prohibited (outfitter guides, groups or organizations with compensated leaders/chaperones).

Challenge Cabin

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At a Glance

Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at .
Fees $30/Night for single unit
Usage: Heavy
Water: No
Restroom: Pit Toilet,
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Challenge Cabin is located 51 miles east of Hungry Horse, MT on USHighway 2, then eight miles south on Skyland Road #569. Park in theplowed area along US Highway 2, then hike, snowmobile, ski, orsnowshoe the eight miles to the cabin along the groomed snowmobiletrail. You cannot drive to Challenge Cabin.

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