Rock Climbing

The best-known area around Eureka for rock climbing is Stone Hill.

The Complete Stone Hill Climber’s Guide” is a spiral-bound book of some 150 pages giving detailed information on dozens of climbs around the southern part of Lake Koocanusa. Originally compiled by area resident Tyler Hawk in 1997, the latest edition is dated 2009.

Tobacco Valley Country” has a two-page spread (pages 14-15) on rock climbing in the Eureka area. In addition to Stone Hill, it mentions climbing areas near Stryker and Point of Rocks.

Mountain Project, an online guide to rock climbing sites, as an extensive description of the Stone Hill area. has detailed online information about Stryker and Stone Hill, including subsections on specific climbs for the latter.

Rock Climb Montana organizes rock-climbing trips for novice to experienced climbers. They have morning, afternoon, and all-day trips every day in Stryker.

Glacier Adventure Guides offers day trips and training to Stone Hill and Stryker.

Also, check out for videos posted by those who have climbed Stryker or Stone Hill.