Cooke City Backcountry Snowboarding

The 2nd most popular snowboarding destination in Montana.

Southwest of Billings & Red Lodge deep in the Absaroka Beartooth Range, the backcountry around Cooke City offers plenty of snowmobile accessed backcountry snowboarding. Theres plenty of deep powder in the glacial carved cirques, but watch out for avalanches.

Overall, Cooke City Backcountry is the 2nd most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 11 snowboarding resorts in Montana.

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Local Contact(s):  Montana Visitors (800) 847-4868; Cooke City Bike Shack (406) 838-2412; Avalanche Report (406) 838-2341

Lift Tickets:  Cooke City Backcountry Discounted Lift Tickets (Up To 80% Off)

Recommended Book:  "Snowboard Resort Guide 2016" from Chris Gill

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  Yellowstone Hostel; Big Bear Inn (406) 838-2267

Luxury Loding:  Soda Butte Lodge (406) 838-2231

Breakfast Restaurant:  Stella's Kitchen, Billings

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/custer

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Date Updated:  8/3/2016

ID:  10789