In the coming weeks and months I hope to share Our Little Slice Of Heaven with many of you.
Libby, Montana is tucked away in the 2.2 million acre Kootenai National Forest, located in the Northwest corner of Montana. Neighboring towns, Troy and “the Yaak”, share its rugged mountain scenery. The Libby, Troy, and Yaak areas are hosts to 140 lakes, three major rivers, over 1,400 miles of trails, and hundreds of smaller rivers and streams. The three areas have become known for being a recreational paradise.
Recreation starts in your own backyard with 4 definitive seasons providing year round enjoyment. Just 17 miles upstream from Libby stands the 442foot-tall Libby Dam. The dam holds back the 90 mile Lake Koocanusa. Flowing out of Lake Koocanusa is the Kootenai River. The river runs through the towns of Libby and Troy offering Blue Ribbon Fishing and many recreational opportunities.
North of Libby resides Turner Ski Mountain. Standing at 5,952 feet elevation, Turner bares a 2,110-foot vertical rise. The mountain typically receives around 250’’ of snowfall a year. With a lift ticket price of $28, with 70% of the runs rated black diamond, 20% rated more difficult, and 10% rated beginner……Turner has been coined as “steep, deep, and cheap”.
Above Libby on Shaughnessy Hill is the 18-hole Cabinet View Golf Course. Located in the shadow of the Cabinet Mountains the course is known for its breath taking mountains views and it’s challenging newly developed “back nine”.
Whatever your taste the Libby, Troy, and Yaak areas have something for everyone. Skiing, Snowboarding, Boating, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Hunting, Snowmobiling, 4 wheeling, Golfing, Flying, the opportunities are boundless.
If you have questions or find your self traveling through Our Slice Of Heaven drop in (Loveless Realty) or give me a call 406-283-1138. Have a great week.