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Routes in Granite Peak

Mystic Lake Trail T 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b
Phantom Creek Trail T 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b
Elevation: 12,799 ft
GPS: 45.164, -109.808 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: bill urbanski on Oct 14, 2010 with updates
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Description

Highest Point in Montana. Located in the Beartooth Range.

Getting There

The most popular trailhead is West Rosebud, which is approximately 80 miles SW of Billings. From I-90, take Hwy 78 (Columbus exit 408) SW for approx. 17 miles. Right on Nye Rd. (CR 419) towards Fishtail, for approx. 1 mile. Left on W. Rosebud Rd. for 6.3 miles. Slight left on W. Rosebud Lake Rd (FR 72) for approx 14 miles to trailhead parking lot.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Granite Peak

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b
 6
Mystic Lake Trail
Trad, Alpine
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b
 10
Phantom Creek Trail
Trad, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Mystic Lake Trail
 6
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Trad, Alpine
Phantom Creek Trail
 10
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Trad, Alpine
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Ty Morrison-Heath
Bozeman, MT
Ty Morrison-Heath   Bozeman, MT
vimeo.com/48389465
Short video I made detailing the super fun Southwest Couloir route. Oct 10, 2012
Someone should add the Southwest Couloir route for this peak. This is the route I took up this last summer when I made summit and it was badass! Here is a pretty good summary from Summit Post: Summit Post - South Couloir

Alpine, Mountaineering, 4th Class, 30 mile round trip from Lulu Pass Trailhead outside of Cooke City, Crampons, Axe, rope optional for quick descend although some still may want one. Feb 19, 2015
anyone know of any harder climbs on granite? Apr 2, 2018

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