Schedule & Rates

 

For winter bookings, please inquire directly.
Our winter availability calendar can be found here.

 

Winter Ski Season Rates
December 17, 2021 - March 20, 2022


For booking inquiries call John at 406-531-1486 or downingmountain@gmail.com

Friday-Sunday and Holiday Nights
$125 per person per night
  • 10 person minimum
  • 15 guests max occupancy
  • +8% Montana Accommodations Tax applied to all visits


Monday-Thursday Nights
$100 per person per night
  • Hostel style accommodation unless booking 10+ guest private stay
  • 15 guests max occupancy
  • +8% Montana Accommodations Tax applied to all visits


Weekly Rates
  • $7,000 per week + 8% tax

Spring Ski Season Rates
March 21 - April 19, 2022


For booking inquiries call John at 406-531-1486 or downingmountain@gmail.com
Hostel Style
$85 per person per night
  • Hostel style accommodation unless booking 10+ guest private stay
  • 15 guests max occupancy
  • +8% Montana Accommodations Tax applied to all visits

Summer Rates


For booking inquiries call John at 406-531-1486 or downingmountain@gmail.com

Base Price
$425 per night, book online
  • $65/person after 4 guests, children under 13 stay for free
  • 15 guests max occupancy
  • +8% Montana Accommodations Tax applied to all visits
  • $150 cleaning, bedding, and garbage disposal fee applied to all visits
  • 2 dog max, $30 per dog


Special Event Venue Rates
$1000-$1500 per night, inquire directly
  • Price includes lodging and is dependent on event size and needs
  • Suitable for weddings and large gatherings
  • +8% Montana Accommodations Tax applied

Quick Info


For booking inquiries call John at 406-531-1486 or downingmountain@gmail.com

Booking Your Stay

Downing Mountain Lodge is truly unique, and not suited for all. Please call or text (406-531-1486), or email us directly to book your winter ski season visit, otherwise, during other seasons feel free to book online.

A 50% booking deposit is requested to secure any winter booking before August 1st. Payment in full is requested after August 1st.



Payment Methods

We accept Paper Checks, Venmo (@John-Lehrman-1), PayPal(johnlehrman@gmail.com), EBT(quickbooks invoice), Cash, All Major Credit Cards (+4% surcharge), and Trade. A group leader reserves the Downing Mountain Lodge and coordinates payment and logistics for their group. Trip leaders should not commit to booking the lodge unless they are certain of the physical and financial commitment of their group members.

Checks can be mailed to:
Downing Mountain Lodge c/o John Lehrman
536 Blodgett Camp Rd.
Hamilton, MT 59840



Flexible Rates

We believe everyone should have the opportunity to experience life at Downing Mountain Lodge and we are committed to flexible pricing whenever possible. Please get in touch with us to discuss your needs.



Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be very difficult to fill given the nature of the winter business. Please only commit to a reservation if you intend to visit. Refunds will ONLY be issued IF your space can be filled at the same rate, minus a $100 administrative fee. If your space cannot be filled, a refund will not be issued. If your space is partially filled, your refund will reflect the rebooking payment. Trip cancellation insurance is widely available from various companies. If your booking is cancelled by Governor's order due to pandemic, a full refund will be given.



Staying At The Lodge

Food | Self-catered is standard. A catered food option is available for groups of 10.

Parking | Parking is available for multiple vehicles at Switchback 11 on the Grubstake Road during the winter months. Winter tires and 4 wheel drive are always recommended as are tire chains. Ice cleats for shoes are also recommended as the parking area often has icy patches. Parking for carpooling is available in Hamilton behind the main street Post Office.

Pet Policy | Well-behaved, trained dogs are welcome for $30 per dog with a maximum of two dogs per group. Dogs must not be left alone at the Lodge. Owners are expected to remove dog excrement from around the lodge area.

Waivers | All group members will be required to read and sign a liability waiver before using the roadway or accessing and using the Lodge.



Additional Services

Guiding | Guiding is availble for your whole trip or for individual days. Guiding is $500 per guide per day.

Catering | Catered meals are available and prepared from the freshest ingredients by a culinary expert. Dinners are $50 per person. Full catering is $75-$100 per person. Ten person minimum.

Shuttles | During the winter months, snowmobile shuttles for luggage and food are available for $200 per load from Switchback 11 parking to the Lodge. A snowmobile load is about 250 lbs and 16 cubic feet. Shuttle via snowmobile and truck from Hamilton is available for $300 per load. Missoula airport shuttles are available - please contact for pricing. We recommend packing in duffels, ski packs, and cardboard food boxes if requiring a shuttle.



Additional Fees

Winter Cleaning | A cleaning, garbage disposal, and bedding fee of $50-$150 will be assessed to winter parties who do not follow the checkout list thoroughly and $150 for stays during the non winter months. The fee is based on travel and cleaning time at the $25 hourly rate.

Tax | The 8% Montana Accommodations Tax will be applied to all stays.