Trailhead Conditions Report 7/22/2020

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As we move further into our summer season, most all of the Wind River Range is accessible. Only on the highest passes, tallest peaks and glaciers will you find snow. All creek crossings are calming down and are passable with … Read More

Trailhead Conditions Report 7/15/2020

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It seems that the hotter-than-average summer predicted for Wyoming is coming to pass. With a high yesterday of 73F above 11,000 feet, the remaining snow is melting fast. This super heating is causing swelling creeks in the high country. One … Read More

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 7/12/19

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Hey, everyone! The conditions have changed drastically over the past week and it’s GO TIME! Snowpack has diminished rapidly and access is improving throughout the entire range. Always check NOAA forecasts for the Pinedale area to get an idea of … Read More

Trailhead Conditions Report 7/4/19

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Snow and rain continue to fall on the Rockies above 10,000 feet-it has been a cold spring and intro to summer, but after this past week we are seeing the snowpack moving quickly. Overall, all trails below 9500 feet are … Read More

Trailhead Conditions Report 06/21/19

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Snow and rain continue to fall on the Rockies above 10,000 feet, bringing the snowpack to about 110-130% of average. Overall, all trails below 9000 feet are snow free and hikeable, but be aware of muddy trails and high stream … Read More