Trailhead conditions Report 7/11/2020

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Over the last week, snowlines in the Winds have jumped considerably. Expect snowline to be between 10,800 and 11,000 feet, with sparse snow still lingering at the upper end of that spectrum. Without freezing temperatures at night, the snowline will … Read More

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

Elkhart Park Trailhead: Elkhart Park to Big Sandy

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  DATE RANGE: June 26-29, 2012 TRAILHEAD: Elkhart Park ITINERARY: Pole Creek Trail (#119) Highline Trail (#094) Bell Lakes Trail (#120) Fremont Trail (#096) DISTANCE: +/- 48.3 miles AREA MAPS: Beartooth Publishing North Wind River Range Beartooth Publishing South Wind … Read More

Scab Creek Trailhead: Divide Lake – Silver Lake Loop

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DATE RANGE: July 22-26, 2013 TRAILHEAD: Scab Creek Trailhead ITINERARY: Lowline Trail (#095) Scab Creek Trail (#110) Dream Lake Trail (#167) Highline Trail (#094) Silver Lake / Twin Butte Trail (#161) Cottonwood Trail (#108) Lowline Trail (#095) DISTANCE: +/- 31.9 … Read More