From Cody, WY. take 120 N. about 15 miles, turn left onto hwy 296 (Chief Joseph Hwy - about 36 miles) then turn Right onto 212 ( Beartooth Hwy- 50 miles). Check the weather, Road might be closed due to Snow. Bring your camera . Hwy 296 Goes over Dead Indian Pass and Hwy 212 Beartooth Pass (12k') . Eat and fuel up before you leave not much except fantastic scenery until you reach Red Lodge.
120n - 296nw- 212ne