SUMMIT DIRECTIONS

Whitefish is a beautiful town tucked into the Rocky Mountains in NW Montana and is a hub for bicycle travelers along three major Adventure Cycling Association bike routes: The Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, The Northern Tier, and The Great Parks North. It is close to Glacier National Park and surrounded by lots of public land perfect for exploring by bike.

Get to Whitefish by Amtrak train, plane or bike ride to the Whitefish Bike Retreat. Commute to the Whitefish Bike Retreat from downtown Whitefish via 8-miles of dirt road or singletrack, or reserve a shuttle pass with ticket sales.

BY TRAIN

Whitefish station is a stop on Amtrak’s Empire Builder line in Whitefish, Montana. In addition to the Empire Builder, a once-daily Greyhound Express bus service also links the station to Kalispell and Missoula.


BY PLANE

Glacier Park International Airport (airport code FCA) is only 11 miles away from Whitefish. Glacier Park International is served by Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air, Delta Connection, Allegiant and United Airlines.


BY BIKE

Want to ride to the Summit? There are many ways to get here by bike, paved, gravel or otherwise. We encourage you to check out Adventure Cycling Association’s interactive network map, peruse the Ride with GPS route directory, or reach out on the WTF Facebook Group for recommendations and community feedback.

PAVED & DIRT ROADS

Take a 9 mile dirt and pavement ride to the Whitefish Bike Retreat from downtown Whitefish.



SINGLETRACK

Take a 8.5 mile singletrack and pavement ride to the Whitefish Bike Retreat from downtown Whitefish.



SHUTTLES



Shuttle passes will be available to help get you to the Whitefish Bike Retreat from the town of Whitefish, and back.

More details will be announced soon.

VENUE

Whitefish Bike Retreat

Owned and operated by adventure cyclist/bikepacker (7-time GDMBR finisher) Cricket Butler, the Whitefish Bike Retreat features on-site camping, mountain bike trails, and easy access to public lands, offering a fun and ideal venue for rides, talks, and campfires.

View the WBR on Google Maps