BETA PHOTO: downtown Cooke City. looking due west at Barronett...
Cooke City ice climbs. often form up early. can be extremely avalanche prone. can be buttass cold. quite remote, and mostly within Jellystone National Park.
refer to Joe Josephsons guidebook: Winter Dance
mostly pure ice routes thus far. expect to ski, or snowshoe to all routes - and break trail.
Cooke City contains several hotel/motels that are open in the winter. they are generally catering to the snowmobile's. there is a gas station, 2 restaurants, one bar, and one liquor store. all generally close up early.
several hours south of Bozeman, thru Gardner. or snow machine north outta WY.
a wonderful introduction to local flair. This route is not in the National Park.route is just NW of the town of Silver Gate. the first big spruce tree on the top left contains a multitude of rap slings. double ropes are a must...[more]Browse More Classics in MT