Montana What to Pack

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Montana What to Pack

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    it can be 80 degrees in february or 40 degrees in july.....if you bring clothes for hot weather it will be cold and vice versa, be prepared for all weather here. montana is a beautiful state, take lots of pictures pepper spray if you are camping in bear country

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    It's mountain weather so pack like it! The weather can change in a hurry so be prepared. If you are going out in the fall the weather can go from 60F to 30F in a matter of hours. It can also go from sunshine to blizzard! Don't get stranded in the mountains with a t-shirt, it could mean your life. If you're hiking or skiing/snowboarding in the...

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    Even in the summer...the mornings and late evenings are cool...so have some jacket or sweatshirt to add to your bag for here. Hiking boots are common ...even when you are not hiking. Sandals are common in the summer. Also, sports shoes are worn everyday as normal dress. Always have something to protect when it rains. The rain here is as cold as...

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    Bring clothes for the previous Montana season of the current. In other words, if it's Spring, bring Winter clothes too. Last year we had 12' of snow fall on June 13th! Always have a jacket handy, Umbrellas are NEVER used by locals(never needed). Family Travel Go low-tech, digital isn't well supported here yet. Although if asked nicely, business...

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    If you go during late Spring or late Summer, be sure and take some warm clothing. We were there the week of 9/10/01, and we encountered snow. You'll want to be sure and take both cameras (still and video). If possible, try to take a camera that has either wide angle and/or telephoto lens.

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    Boots and warm clothes are a must in winter. Summer can be cool with temps in the 40 F range at night yet 90 F during the day. You will have to be ready for anything as the weather can turn on a dime especially in the higher country. I have seen plenty of snowfall in June up in the hills. Winter is cold or colder averaging 25 F above 0 during the...

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    Pack enough gear to be able to rough it in the wilderness. Also, while it can get hot during the day, the weather can change and it does get chilly in the evening, so bring a light jacket. Bring appropriate gear for hiking and camping and various sorts of weather. Hmmm...I would bring the major things with me, but you can get shmpoo or deodorant...

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    Layers of clothes, weather can change fast. We have had snow in June and 70 degree in Jamuary. Basic First Aid Kit. Bug repellent, sunscreen. Bring a smile, leave the additude at home, an open mind and a taste for adventure. Keep the common sense. We will not try to change you if you don;t try to change us.

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    bring a good set of hiking boots. There is plenty to see off the road way. Camera with plenty of film. My cousin shot a roll a day when the sun was out. I like to pack a telephoto lens (about 500mm) with a tri-pod for the long distance shots. You will see plenty of wild life (goats, elk, and mule deer). Watch closelly and you may find a...

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