MARCH 29 ,2023
It gives hikers and backpackers the chance to feel like children in a candy store.
The trails snake through this lake-dotted alpine landscape, where stocked waters beckon anglers to bring their fishing gear.
It is regularly cited as being one of the top day hiking trips in the nation.
It is a magnificent alpine journey in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness in southern Montana.
The Bitterroot Mountains' elevation ranges from 3,200 feet in the Bitterroot Valley to 10,157 feet atop Trapper Peak, the range's largest mountain.
There are many routes to explore there, including one that leads to the notable Stuart Peak, which rises to 7,980 feet.
They emerge prominently from a flat prairie setting and uncover a bevy of alpine lakes for exploration.