Holland Gordon Trail Cross Country Skiing

The 22nd most popular XC Ski in Montana.

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Near Condon south of Kalispell, the Holland Gordon Trail (#35) is a 9 mile climb up the talus slope to Gordon Pass around 7,500. The HGT starts from the southwest side of Holland Lake, but can also be reached from the FS44 trailhead near the Holland Lake Lodge using the Holland Falls Trail (#416). Sections of this route may be groomed by the Lodge.

To reach the cross-country skiing trailhead from Kalispell, head south on SR 83 to Condon. Turn left on FS44 heading east to the end.

Overall, Holland Gordon Trail is the 22nd most popular cross country ski area of all 37 Nordic ski destinations in Montana.


Local Contact(s):  Flathead National Forest (406) 755-5401; Flathead Visitors (800) 543-3105; Glacier Vistors (800) 338-5072; Montana Visitors (800) 541-1447; Central Reservations (888) 224-4759; Avalanche Report (406) 257-8402.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Holland Lake CG

Luxury Loding:  Holland Lake Lodge (406) 754-2282; Super 8 Lodge, Condon

Breakfast Restaurant:  Pathway Pines Cafe, Condon; Hungry Bear, Condon

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/flathead/

GPS:  47.4525, -113.6028

Date Published:  1/6/2016

Date Updated:  7/3/2016

ID:  7284