Classic Roads: Beartooth Country Ride

Sep 19, 2017 View Comments by

Every summer in Montana, for a few months, a window opens. The snow melts (mostly), the sun comes out, and wildflowers push up through the dirt. It’s the perfect time to ride. Starting from the small town of Columbus, MT, perched on the banks of the Yellowstone River, this route takes you on lesser-known scenic […]

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Beartooth Pass – America’s Most Beautiful Pass Road

Aug 20, 2014 View Comments by

Leaving Red Lodge, MT, the road quickly snakes its way up the 68-mile long Beartooth Pass, the highest elevation highway in Wyoming at 10,947 feet and Montana at 10,350 feet, and the highest elevation highway in the Northern Rockies. Dramatic views back down the valley and the vistas of the Absaroka and Beartooth ranges include […]

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RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: Beartooth Pass and Chief Joseph Scenic Highway

Dec 07, 2012 View Comments by

This month’s featured Bucket List Road is a combination of several roads located in southern Montana and northern Wyoming. Beginning in Red Lodge, MT, the route follows U.S. 212 over Beartooth Pass and then connects with Wyoming’s SR-296 (aka the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway). A great lunch stop (the Irma Hotel Restaurant & Saloon—featured in […]

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