Schedule & Rates

 

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

Summer Rates


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

Base Price
$395 per night
  • $55/person after 4 guests, half price for children 13-17, 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
$800-1200 per night
  • Price includes lodging and is dependent on event size and needs
  • Suitable for weddings and large gatherings
  • +8% Montana Accommodations Tax applied
 

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 16 - 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

 

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, text, or email us directly to book your winter ski season visit, otherwise feel free to book online.

A 50% booking deposit is requested to secure any booking and a credit card on file. Payment in full is requested 45 days in advance of arrival.



Payment Methods

We accept Venmo, PayPal, EBT, Checks, Cash, All Major Credit Cards (+3.5% surcharge), and Trade. A group leader reserves the Lodge and generally coordinates payment and logistics for their group.

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

If cancellation is within 60 days of trip, a full refund of deposit and payment will be issued by check IF your space can be filled. If your space cannot be filled, a refund will not be issued. Trip cancellation insurance is widely available from various companies.



Staying At The Lodge

Food | Self-catered is standard. A catered food option is available and encouraged with a variety of price range and menu options to fit your budget. Lodge hosting is also available upon request. Call or email for details and pricing.

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

Catering | Catered meals are available and prepared from the freshest ingredients by a culinary expert. You can choose to have your entire trip catered or simply an elegant or sumptuous dinner feast. We work hard to provide an amazing dining experience and work closely with our guests to fulfill their dietary preferences. Dinners are $50 per person. Full catering is $75-$100 per person. Eight person minimum.

Shuttles | During the winter months, snowmobile shuttles for luggage and food are available for $150 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 $250 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 for stays during the nonwinter 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.