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Great Northern Powder Guides


  • Winter Recreation Guide
Great Northern Powder Guides creates extraordinary experiences by combining unique terrain and experienced guides.

Great Northern Powder Guides is the only premier cat skiing company in Northwest Montana. They make it possible to experience Montana's finest backcountry powder. It is the intent of Great Northern Powder Guides to bring a professional high level backcountry skiing experience to Montana, specifically the Northern Region of the Stillwater State Forest.

At Great Northern Powder Guides the trailhead accessing their terrain in the upper Whitefish Range is directly in front of the offices, allowing clients to be skiing the powder in less than 30 minutes. Great Northern Powder Guides operates the Pisten Bully 200 and 300 model snowcats with a custom designed luxurious cabin that comfortably seats fourteen people with special functions that create a unique ride for all of their guests. Another option is the Steep and Deep Cat available as a private cat for more vertical and more challenging terrain.

Great Northern Powder Guides are dedicated to achieving success as the premier cat skiing operation in North America. By providing a premier cat skiing company to the public, Great Northern Powder Guides is promoting and supporting the current and future growth of recreational interests and needs in the state.
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Street Address
8955 US Highway 93 North
Olney, MT 59927 Get directions
Whitefish, MT
Mailing Address
PO Box 715
Whitefish, MT 59937
Toll Free
12/1 - 4/1
8:00am - 5:00pm
Payment Methods
Cash, Master Card, Personal Check (In State), Personal Check (Out Of State), Visa
Late Cancellation Fee, Reservations Required
Special direction map

Special Directions

18 miles north of Whitefish in the Stillwater State Forest. Take Highway 93 north out of Whitefish heading to Canada, turn left into Great Northern Powder Guides parking area.