Alpine Lakes

Alpine Lake, Fishing, Beartooths
Kurt Dehmer
As a guide and outfitter, I’m often asked where I like to fish when I’m not working, and while I love moving water, few things more rewarding than pulling fish out of high-alpine lakes. Erase the guesswork by using these tips and make your next high-country fishing trip a success. Read more >>
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Adelman, Jake
Approaching alpine-lake fishing Read more >>
Stone, Robert
Hiking distance: 10 miles round tripHiking time: 6 hoursElevation gain: 3,400 feetMaps: U.S.G.S. Dexter Point and Mount Cowen Read more >>
Knight, Phil
Southwest Montana is blessed with hundreds of alpine and subalpine lakes, also known as tarns. Gifts of the glaciers that also carved our iconic mountains, these sparkling little lakes make perfect destinations for overnight hikes. Read more >>
Stone, Robert
The Hidden Lakes are a series of eight high mountain lakes in the Gallatin Range between Bozeman and Big Sky. The chain of lakes, at the base of a ridge, rests at an altitude of 9,000 feet. The Hidden Lakes Trail begins above 8,000 feet and follows a ridge with spectacular vistas. Read more >>
Blank, Gerald
Everybody knows about Hyalite Reservoir and Fairy Lake, Bozeman area's "drive-up" lakes. But if you're willing to hike a little, you can escape the crowds and revel in the sunny solitude of these "secret" lakes nearby.Frazier and Ainger Lakes Read more >>
Mike England
The sun is high overhead as I step out of the trees. I drop my pack, flop down on the grass, and watch the wind send long ripples across the lake as Bear, my furry, four-legged companion, quenches his thirst in the cool water. Read more >>
Danhof, Ken
Twenty-eight road miles (22 miles as a GPS-equipped crow would fly) southwest of the Bozeman city limits, one arrives at the Spanish Creek Guard Station, a major trailhead for the Spanish Peaks Unit of the Lee Metcalf Wilderness Area. Read more >>
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