Montana winters can be extremely harsh, and it's essential to be prepared for the unexpected. Here are a few important items to include in your Montana winter emergency travel kit.


Temperatures in Montana can drop well below zero during the winter, and blowing can drastically affect visibility. December 21 is the official start of winter, but in Montana, winter weather can arrive long before that.

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Many Montana residents travel during the holidays, and road conditions can vary depending on the weather. If you travel during the winter in Montana, it's important to be prepared for the worst possible scenario. Getting stranded in sub-zero temperatures can be deadly if you don't have the necessary items in your winter emergency travel kit.

Crews with the Montana Department of Transportation work hard throughout the winter to keep roads safe for drivers, but it may take enforcement agencies in Montana a while to assist you if you happen to slide off the road or get stranded. You need to keep winter gear in your vehicle including shovels, blankets, and bottled water. You also need to dress appropriately for winter weather conditions.


Whether you're commuting to work, or traveling long distances, you need to be winter-ready with an emergency travel kit for your car. It's better to be safe than sorry.

To help you out, we put together a list of essential items to include in your Montana winter emergency travel kit. If you think of anything else that should be included, please send us a message on our station app.

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