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254 mi 409 km of trail 4 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 4 Trails Intermediate Trails 21 Trails Hard Trails 19 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Lee Metcalf Wilderness - 4

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Favorite Lava Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Lava Lake Trail

5.7 mi 9.1 km 1,581' Up 481.85 m Up 1,579' Down 481.15 m Down

Big Sky, MT
Favorite Almost to the top
Very Difficult

Summit Climb (Bone Crusher)

2.3 mi 3.7 km 1,903' Up 580.15 m Up 1,903' Down 580.17 m Down

Big Sky, MT
Favorite Spring Leaves
Difficult

Wilson Peak

12.5 mi 20.1 km 4,164' Up 1269.08 m Up 4,163' Down 1268.88 m Down

Big Sky, MT
Favorite Waterfall heading up toward Jerome Rock Lakes
Intermediate/Difficult

Spanish Creek and Jerome Rock Lakes Loop

20.3 mi 32.6 km 3,721' Up 1134.15 m Up 3,717' Down 1132.9 m Down

Big Sky, MT

Trails in Lee Metcalf Wilderness - 40

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3.3 mi 5.3 km #1Beehive Basin Trail #40
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT 12 
5.7 mi 9.2 km #2West Fork Beaver Creek Trail #222
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
5.2 mi 8.3 km #3Jerome Rock Lakes Trail
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
16.3 mi 26.3 km #4Cherry Creek Trail
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
16.6 mi 26.6 km #5High Lakes Trail
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
11.1 mi 17.9 km #6Hellroaring Creek Trail #81
Intermediate/Difficult
Four Corners, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Four Corners, MT
5.9 mi 9.5 km #7Camp Creek Trail
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
8.9 mi 14.3 km #8South Fork Spanish Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
7.7 mi 12.4 km #9Table Mountain Trail #445
Very Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Very Difficult
Big Sky, MT
8.8 mi 14.1 km #10Deer Lake Trail #481
Easy
Big Sky, MT
Easy
Big Sky, MT
0.9 mi 1.4 km #11Avalanche Lake Trail #152
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
6.5 mi 10.5 km #12North Fork Trail #16
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
7.1 mi 11.4 km #13Bacon Rind Creek Trail
Easy
West Yellowstone, MT
Easy
West Yellowstone, MT
4.7 mi 7.6 km #14Dudley Creek Trail #44
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
1.0 mi 1.5 km #15North Fork Tie #402
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
13.7 mi 22.0 km #16Indian Ridge Trail #444
Difficult
Four Corners, MT
Difficult
Four Corners, MT
3.3 mi 5.3 km #17Spanish Lakes Trail #411
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
4.9 mi 8.0 km #18Little Hellroaring Creek Trail #400
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
7.5 mi 12.0 km #19Karst Trail #80
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
7.9 mi 12.7 km #20Sentinel Creek Trail #202
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT

Photos of Lee Metcalf Wilderness - 34

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Bison
Apr 22, 2015 near Big Sky, MT
The trail winds up the steep meadow
Sep 13, 2018 near Big Sky, MT
Lava Lake Trail
Jan 18, 2018 near Big Sky, MT
July 2 2020
Jul 2, 2020 near Big Sky, MT
Icy reflections on Avalanche Lake
Aug 16, 2019 near Big Sky, MT
Mt Goat just below ridge and just above the X. This is view with no magnification from glacial lake at head of the trail, slowly feeding along the mountain for at least 20 minutes.
Aug 24, 2018 near Big Sky, MT
Mt Goat seen from small lake near top of trail, note this goat was at least 400 yards or more, just below ridgeline, feeding, only one spotted, recommend binoculars for the hike so you can look for goats, shot with Nikon D900 at bear 2000X hand held
Aug 24, 2018 near Big Sky, MT
View down the valley traced by Dudley Creek.
Aug 24, 2018 near Big Sky, MT