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Driving Directions

Stryker


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**

Koocanusa


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**

Kila


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.

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