Trailhead Conditions Report 7/3/2020

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Spring just doesn’t want to let up! Did that groundhog see his shadow? This past storm dumped around 6-12 inches of snow in the high country. This pushes things back a bit, but looking at the immediate forecast, it looks … Read More

Trailhead Conditions Report 6/24/2020

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As of Monday we’ve officially crossed into Summer Solstice, and therefore our core backpacking season in the Wind River Range. The high temperatures are super-heating the snowpack and are melting 2-4 inches off the snowpack per day. For the northern … Read More

Trailhead Conditions Report 6/19/2020

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As our Spring continues to get weird, the Wind River High Country continues to open up above 10,000 feet. In the southern end of the range (think Boulder Lake and south), expect a snowline hovering around 10,300-10,500 feet. The northern … Read More

Trailhead Conditions Report 6/11/2020

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Just when you think it’s finally summer… You get another 6 inches of snow in town and it melts the next day! That’s just the way things go in Wyoming. All of us at the shop can attest to having … Read More

Trailhead Conditions Report 6/3/2020

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Not much change in the snowpack over the last week. What you will start to notice is the lack of freezing temperatures high in the mountains. Above freezing temperatures have started to wreak havok on the structure of the snow. … Read More

Trailhead Conditions Report 5/29/2020

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Who would have thought that by the end of May we’d be hiking at 10,000 feet in the Wind River Range?! Although the spring skiing is still here in full force, lots of us are really jonesing to start some … Read More

Trail Conditions Report 5/22/2020

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It wouldn’t be Spring-time in Wyoming without two beautiful 70+ degree days followed by five days of snow! Our short term forecast is looking a little bleak for backpacking in the Winds, but for those with an adventurous spirit there … Read More

Trailhead Conditions Report 7/15/2018

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Summer is in full swing, and the Wind River high-country is totally accessible! The current snowline is sitting around 11,000-11,200 feet. Every day the snow comes off faster. Remember that high passes will still hold snow later into July. This … Read More

Trailhead Conditions Report 7/8/2018

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As we ease our way into the core summer months, snow continues to melt. High basins such as Titcomb Basin and the Cirque are accessible, but snow is still present above 10,800 feet. Expect snow on major passes on the … Read More

Trailhead Conditions Report 6/30/2018

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The warm summer temperatures and afternoon thunderstorms continue to turn snow into water at higher elevations. With the snowline hovering between 10,000 – 10,200 feet, many places above treeline are becoming accessible, albeit with patchy snow and muddy trails. Although … Read More

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