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Thunderbolt Mtn., MT | October 2015

Summit: 
W7M/HB-046

On-Trail Hike (5-miles, 1,500 ft)

 

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Fabulous on-trail day hike into Scapegoat Wilderness (4.5 miles, +2800 ft, -130 ft)

Summit: 
W7M/CL-059

This is a fabulous hike on a nice trail that climbs to the Patrol Mountain Lookout on the edge of the Scapegoat Wilderness.  The top offers stupendous views of the Scapegoat and Bob Marshall Wilderness areas.  Snow drifts may present difficulties into the first week of July dur

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Awesome day trip into Scapegoat Wilderness

Summit: 
W7M/CL-001

To access trailead From Highway 200 - take the Copper Creek road north.  The road is a well maintained gravel road until after the upper crossing of Copper Creek, where it becomes somewhat more primitive.  The road hairpins eastwards at this creek crossing, climbs gently, then hairpins again westwards and begins climbing more steeply.  Turn right (north) at the first opportunity.  This portion of the road is narrow and ingrown, with brush which may scratch wide vehicles.  It is an "easy" 4wd or a "some clearance advised" 2wd road.  The road will soon enter a st