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Recommended Routes in Gallatin Range - 11

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Favorite Descending Hyalite Peak
Intermediate

Hyalite Peak

15.0 mi 24.1 km 3,245' Up 989.1 m Up 3,245' Down 988.98 m Down

Bozeman, MT
Favorite On the Sky Rim Trail, looking west toward Dailey Pass.
Difficult

Sky Rim - West

19.4 mi 31.3 km 4,313' Up 1314.66 m Up 4,313' Down 1314.57 m Down

Gardiner, MT
Favorite The Gallatin Mountain Range from the Gallatin Divide
Difficult

Gallatin Crest Trail

23.7 mi 38.1 km 5,046' Up 1537.98 m Up 3,626' Down 1105.35 m Down

Big Sky, MT
Favorite A burned section in autumn.
Difficult

West Pine Creek

12.2 mi 19.6 km 2,560' Up 780.37 m Up 2,560' Down 780.22 m Down

Livingston, MT
Favorite Shelf Lake
Difficult

Sky Rim - East

17.6 mi 28.3 km 3,261' Up 993.89 m Up 3,338' Down 1017.27 m Down

Gardiner, MT
Favorite Wider section of trail at the connection with Triple Tree.
Intermediate

Triple Tree Trail

5.6 mi 9.1 km 906' Up 276.15 m Up 906' Down 276.15 m Down

Bozeman, MT
Favorite Emerald Lake
Intermediate

Emerald and Heather Lakes

10.8 mi 17.3 km 2,106' Up 641.9 m Up 2,106' Down 641.85 m Down

Bozeman, MT
Favorite "IMG_1961.JPG" by Mitchell Martin (https://tinyurl.com/r5ojz8h), Flickr licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/).
Easy

Sourdough Canyon (Bozeman Creek Trail)

3.8 mi 6.1 km 268' Up 81.61 m Up 268' Down 81.64 m Down

Bozeman, MT
Favorite Open space on the trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Ellis

10.8 mi 17.3 km 3,573' Up 1089.2 m Up 3,573' Down 1089.07 m Down

Bozeman, MT
Favorite Palisade Falls
Easy

Palisade Falls

1.2 mi 2.0 km 227' Up 69.15 m Up 227' Down 69.1 m Down

Bozeman, MT
Favorite Trail on the way up to Blackmore - lots of flowers in spring/summer!
Difficult

The Hyalite Crusher

20.0 mi 32.2 km 5,077' Up 1547.59 m Up 5,114' Down 1558.64 m Down

Bozeman, MT

Gallatin Range Hiking

  • 644 Miles 1,037 Kilometers of Trail
  • 11 Recommended Routes
  • 12 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 63 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 49 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Gallatin Range - 113

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10.7 mi 17.3 km #1Sky Rim Trail
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
5.4 mi 8.7 km #2East Fork Hyalite Creek Trail #434
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
9.1 mi 14.7 km #3Buffalo Horn Trail
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
Difficult
Big Sky, MT
7.7 mi 12.3 km #4Chestnut Mountain Trail #458
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Bozeman, MT
13.4 mi 21.5 km #5Eightmile Trail #132
Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult
Livingston, MT
5.1 mi 8.2 km #6Leverich Canyon Trail #435
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
Difficult
Bozeman, MT
8.0 mi 12.9 km #7North Dry Divide #135
Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult
Livingston, MT
3.1 mi 4.9 km #8Westshore Trail #431
Easy/Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
Easy/Intermediate
Bozeman, MT
1.9 mi 3.0 km #9Upper Ramshorn Lake Trail #150
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
Intermediate
Big Sky, MT
0.8 mi 1.4 km #10Petrified Interpretive Trail #286
Difficult
Gardiner, MT
Difficult
Gardiner, MT

Photos of Gallatin Range - 107

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On the Sky Rim Trail, looking west toward Dailey Pass.
May 7, 2016 near Big Sky, MT
Descending Hyalite Peak
Apr 22, 2015 near Bozeman, MT
Shelf Lake
Nov 29, 2018 near Gardiner, MT
The Gallatin Mountain Range from the Gallatin Divide
Apr 22, 2015 near Big Sky, MT
Sunrise over the Absaroka Beartooths
Apr 23, 2015 near Bozeman, MT
Looking east from the western end of the Sky Rim Trail.
May 7, 2016 near Gardiner, MT
Approaching The Sentinal.
Apr 22, 2015 near Big Sky, MT
Hyalite basin
Apr 22, 2015 near Bozeman, MT