Skalkaho Highway

As Expected, Flames Come Back – Sept 24
The Up Top Fire in the 41 Complex of forest fires 8 miles east of Hamilton has begun to "boil" again, with temperatures back into the 80s in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana, according to Bitterroot National Forest information officer Tod McKay...
You Can Almost Get There From Here
The 41 Complex forest fire is still burning along the Skalkaho Highway in places.
However, to allow the public and hunters access to popular areas in the Deerlodge-Beaverhead and Bitterroot National Forests, the Montana Department of Transportation is opening portions of the mountain road Tuesday, …
41 Complex is Mainly “Up Top” – Sept 7
The 41 Complex of forest fires in the Sapphire Mountains east of Hamilton is mainly the Up Top Fire, which has now cross Skalkaho Highway on its way south. Of the total 3,700 acres, the Up Top Fire is 3,627 acres, while the 41 Fire is 105 acres and is 90 percent contained, according to Public Affair…