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Cooke City-Silver Gate, Montana

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  • Park County, Montana

    Backpack the Aero Lakes to Granite Peak

    26 mi / 6200 ft gain
    Granite Peak is considered one of the most difficult state high-points, for its remoteness and its climbing challenge.  Unfortunately, the access to this route is very remote.  Fortunately, this route to the summer is the easiest way up in terms of the technical climbing challenge.  This route, k...
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  • Cody, Wyoming

    Camp on the Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River

    4.0
    Coming out of Cooke City, MT follow the Beartooth Highway (named the most scenic byway in the U.S.) toward Beartooth Pass. Go about 8 miles.Once you drop back down into Wyoming and pass the Fox Creek campground on your left, start looking for the small break in the trees on your left. There is ...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Photograph Wildlife in Lamar Valley

    5.0
    This adventure is a little harder to pinpoint on a map because the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone encompasses a large area of the park. Also, the premier wildlife photography can be found on either end of what is officially "Lamar Valley" so you want to pay attention for a good part of the drive. Yo...
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  • Fishtail, Montana

    Backpack the Beartooths via the West Rosebud Trail

    22.69 mi / 6795 ft gain
    The West Rosebud Trail functions as one of the major routes to Granite Peak, the highest point in Montana. The trailhead (6,558') is located approximately 80 miles south of Billings in the Beartooth Absaroka Wilderness. The road to the trail passes Emerald and West Rosebud Lakes just before arriv...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Backpack to Slough Creek's Backcountry Campsites

    20.49 mi / 1286 ft gain
    Access to Slough Creek is via the Slough Creek Road that starts 6 miles east on the Northeast Entrance Road from Tower Junction. It is 2.5 miles to the Slough Creek Campground located at the end of the road. Starting at the Slough Creek Trailhead you will find a small parking area and a restroom...
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  • Roscoe, Montana

    Backpack to Rainbow Lake via the East Rosebud Trail

    3.0
    16 mi / 1600 ft gain
    Also known as "The Beaten Path", the East Rosebud Trail is a highly traveled and well maintained trail with amazing views and a handful of lakes along the route. The trail is ultimately 26 miles long and places you near Cooke City. Rainbow Lake is located 7 miles from the trailhead and is a perfe...
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  • Roscoe, Montana

    Backpack to the Beartooths

    5.0
    14 mi / 7620 ft gain
    We stood there, against the wind, looking at 3-4 pitches. The line appeared too good to be true. It was a bit of an ice pitch, followed by a snow coliour, finishing with a pitch of mixed climbing that would take us to the top.I'd heard things about The Beartooths. But, they weren’t validated unti...
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  • Cody, Wyoming

    Backpack to Golden & Jasper Lakes in the Beartooths

    14 mi / 1000 ft gain
    Get ready for a challenging hike if you are not used to high elevations! This backpacking trip starts at the Island Lake trailhead a few miles west of the Beartooth Pass on Highway 212. Island lake sits at 9518 ft. elevation and your trek only goes up from there! The trail stays very flat and man...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Lamar Valley Outlook near Specimen Ridge

    5.0
    3.61 mi / 1699 ft gain
    The parking area for this hike is .3 miles west of the bridge crossing the Lamar River on the NE Entrance Road. The parking area is on the east side of the road. The trail isn't well marked but is clear and pretty easy to follow. The trail starts off on a flat stretch of valley. Follow the trail ...
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  • Nye, Montana

    Hike Sioux Charley Lake Trail

    6.5 mi / 931 ft gain
    From the trailhead hike about 2.5 miles to Sioux Charley lake with varying inclines of terrain, all in all a very easy and delightful hike.
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Hike to Lost Creek Falls, Yellowstone NP

    1 mi / 200 ft gain
    This 1 mile hike begins behind the Roosevelt Lodge in the Tower-Roosevelt area of Yellowstone. There is plenty of parking in the area. After you park your car start heading behind the gift shop. Once you find the trail, hike about a tenth of a mile to a bulletin board. The trail here splits in tw...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Mt. Washburn via South Trail

    4.7
    7.02 mi / 1680 ft gain
    The parking lot for the Mt. Washburn Hike from Dunraven Pass trailhead is located about 5 miles north of Canyon Village along the Grand Loop Road. Since we wanted to reach the top of Mt. Washburn before sunrise, we began our hike 2 hours earlier. If you decide to attempt a sunrise hike, I highly ...
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  • Park County, Wyoming

    Artist Point

    4.8
    0.23 mi / 125 ft gain
    Artist Point, thought to be named by park photographer F. J. Haynes as early as 1883, provides what is perhaps the most beautiful views of the entire Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and of Lower Yellowstone Falls some 308 feet high. It is a breathtaking place to photograph year round and at all t...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Hike to Red Rock Point

    4.9
    0.73 mi / 348 ft gain
    Lower Grand Canyon Falls is one of the gems of Yellowstone and is the one of the most photographed spots in the park. Red Rock Point on the north side of the Yellowstone River gives amazing views up and down the canyon and is only a short .3 miles from the North Rim Road. What's crazy is how lon...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Hike Uncle Tom's Trail

    4.3
    0.2 mi / 500 ft gain
    If your in the Yellowstone National Park, this is a must do. The trail/stair case is visible from the opposite of the canyon, weaving its way down the canyon wall to a nice outlook at the base. Once we saw the staircase we knew we had to do it. When you're in the Yellowstone Canyon area, travel d...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Hike the Wapiti Lake Trail to Grand Canyon of Yellowstone Loop

    4.5
    5 mi
    Experience Yellowstone’s diversity with this epic loop hike.How to get there: Wapiti Lake Trailhead is located just south of Upper Falls of the Yellowstone. From Yellowstone Lake, head north on Grand Loop Road. Turn right on South Rim Dr. Just after crossing Chittenden Bridge turn right and par...
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