Here are the directions from Whitefish Montana to Stryker (This is the default climbing area during the warmer summer months).
- Head north on Hwy 93 toward the town of Stryker Montana.
- Watch for mile marker 158, then cross the Stillwater River.
- (If you pass a yellow flashing light or the town of Stryker you went a little too far).
- Make an almost immediate right turn onto a two-lane dirt road.
- This is Forest Service Road 900 to Marston Mountain Lookout.
- Travel exactly 0.9 miles and park on the right.
Drive time from Whitefish – Approximately 35 minutes**
Here are the directions from Whitefish Montana to To Stone Hill/Lake Koocanusa (This is an optional location for full-day outings)..**
- Head north on Hwy 93 toward the town of Eureka Montana (52 miles).
- When you reach the north end of the town of Eureka, make a left onto MT Hwy 37.
- Travel exactly 15.5 miles. From there you can see mile marker 51.
- Park on the right at the pullout or on gravel (but not on shoulder).
Drive time from Whitefish – Approximately 75 minutes**
Here are the directions from Whitefish Montana to To Kila Crags
(This is the default climbing area during the cooler spring and fall months)
- Head South on US Hwy 93 S for 12 miles.
- Turn right onto Alt Hwy 93 S (First stop light in miles).
- Travel 3.3 miles then take exit 4 onto US 2. (Turn right toward Libby Montana).
- Travel about 10 minutes until you see mile marker 110.
- Then go another half mile until you see a white mail box.
- Turn right here onto a dirt road.
- This is Jackson Meadows Road.
- Go about 15 yards and make a left turn on a hard to see dirt path. (Note: if you get as far as the sign that reads “Private Road”, please back up! You just missed your left turn).
- Head up a very steep rocky one-lane road.
- The road will level out quickly.
- Travel straight another ¾ of a mile west (paralleling Highway 2).
- Do not stop until you see your guide’s car or you have a
- 60 foot vertical cliff face on your right (right next to the car).
- If you reach the cliff, back up and park in the grassy pullout you passed a couple hundred yards ago.
Drive time approximately 35 minutes.