1-2-2012 Montana Yurt Skiing at Downing Mountain Lodge

We had an amazing storm just before the New Year and subsequently good deep powder skiing after the storm cleared. With two to three feet of new snow on the mountain, what’s not to like at Downing Mountain lodge the log backcountry ski yurt of the Bitterroots. We still have midweek  and this weekend only availability for powder hounds looking for the goods. With no group size requirement during the weekdays, we operate the lodge as a Backcountry ski hostel unless a group of six books it up exclusively. So come alone or as a couple, bring your friends, your dogs and both pairs of the skis as access to the log yurt is still easy with a four wheel drive vehicle with good tires and chains just in case. Nothing beats backcountry ski huts and Downing Mountain Lodge is a one of a kind special place. Please check out the website for all the information http://downingmountainlodge.com and then come and play in the mountains of Western Montana.

About JohnLehrman

I graduated from UM in 1995 with a degree in Wildlife Biology and a minor degree in Wilderness studies. After years of chasing data and wildlife, I settled into a job as trip leader and a director of Keewaydin Wilderness camp a canoe trips program in Northern Ontario. My wife, Jenny, and I started operating the Downing Mountain Lodge in 2008-2009 and purchased the facility and 60 acres in July, 2012. Operating as the premier Montana backcountry ski lodge in the winter and a holiday retreat the rest of the year, the Downing Mountain Lodge is located west of Hamilton Montana in the Bitterroot Range of the Rocky Mountains. With incredible skiing in the winter and exceptionally private but accessible lodging year round, the Downing Mountain Lodge, built in 1976, is the iconic mountain lodge in the Bitterroot Valley, available to the public for enjoyment and pleasurable stays.
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