Helpful Details

  • The closest ariport is Bozeman MT BZN
  • We are 80 miles from the airport.  You will need to rent a car or you can arrange for a shuttle at karststage.com
  • The night before your hunt you will need to stay in a hotel in Gardiner.  You can check out hotels at visitgardinermt.com
  • If you are hunting the backcountry and want to pack in beer or spirits, that is fine.  We will have plenty of soda and water in camp.
  • Our directions to our lodge are on the website.
  • We never hunt evenings in the backcountry.  We let the park boundary rest, so the elk will move out.
  • Backcountry hunters will need to be at our lodge at 8am the morning of your hunt.
  • Lodge hunters will need to be here at 4:30am for breakfast, and dressed to hunt.  You will move in after you return from the morning hunt.  The hunt is over after the morning hunt of the 6th day.
  • Tipping recommendations: your guide $400-$1000, the kitchen $100 and the barn $100.
  • The better shape you are in, and the better shot you are, really increases your chance of getting an elk or deer!
  • If the wolf season is still open when you come, you can buy a wolf tag over the counter in Gardiner.
  • If you have questions don’t hesitate to contact me!