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I'm headed to Big Sky in March for the first time, and have a couple of questions:


1. We are staying adjacent to Moonlight Lodge and I am trying to sort out the fastest route to the tram in the morning.  Is it possible to get to Lone Peak Triple from Challenger and/or is there a better way than that?


2. I'm interested in the North Summit Snow Field.  I've read avy gear is required; is this true regardless of conditions?  I already have gear/training, but my friends do not.  Can anyone recommend a place they could rent beacons?  Is the beacon training area in between Challenger and Iron Horse available for anyone to use?


Thanks for any advice you can give me.