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Recommended Routes in Lee Metcalf Wilderness - 5

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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 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 The first peak of the trail
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 The Sphinx in all her glory
Difficult

Sphinx Mountain

12.4 mi 19.9 km 4,728' Up 1441.04 m Up 4,727' Down 1440.77 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

Lee Metcalf Wilderness Hiking

  • 319 Miles 514 Kilometers of Trail
  • 5 Recommended Routes
  • 4 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 24 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 20 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Lee Metcalf Wilderness - 43

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3.3 mi 5.3 km #1Beehive Basin Trail #40
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT 14 
5.7 mi 9.2 km #2West Fork Beaver Creek Trail #222
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
16.3 mi 26.3 km #3Cherry Creek Trail
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
16.6 mi 26.6 km #4High Lakes Trail
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
2.9 mi 4.6 km #5Lava Lake Trail #77
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
5.9 mi 9.5 km #6Camp Creek Trail
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
5.2 mi 8.3 km #7Jerome Rock Lakes Trail
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
11.3 mi 18.2 km #8Hellroaring Creek Trail #81
Intermediate/Difficult
Four Corners, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Four Corners, MT
7.7 mi 12.4 km #9Table Mountain Trail #445
Very Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Very Difficult
Big Sky, MT
8.9 mi 14.3 km #10South Fork Spanish Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Sky, MT

Photos of Lee Metcalf Wilderness - 40

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Crossing the creek at the mouth of Avalanche Lake
Aug 16, 2019 near Big Sky, MT
Bison
Apr 22, 2015 near Big Sky, MT
Lava Lake Trail
Jan 18, 2018 near Big Sky, MT
The trail winds up the steep meadow
Sep 13, 2018 near Big Sky, MT
Lake at top of Beehive Basin in summer.
Aug 20, 2020 near Big Sky, MT
The Sphinx in all her glory
Aug 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