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 5/25/2019

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Snow and rain continue to pound the Rockies above 10,000 feet, bringing the snowpack to about 135% of average. Spring skiing season is still full-on in most of the Rockies. As warm temperatures continue to inch the snowline upwards, the … Read More

Trailhead Conditions Report 7/12/2017

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Although the major trailheads are accessible and snow-free, the high basins and peaks above 11,000 ft. continue to remain snowed in. The current snow line is hovering between 10,500 ft. and 10,800 ft., depending on aspect. Above these elevations, the … Read More

Trail Conditions Report 7/3/2017

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The current snowline is sitting somewhere between 10, 500 ft. and 10, 700 ft., depending on the aspect. The rate of melt has slowed to around one inch per day, and the rivers down low have already started to stabilize … Read More