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The Best Backpacking in Cora

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Top backpacking spots in and near Cora

  • Cora, Wyoming

    New Fork Trail

    16.13 mi / 1611 ft gain
    New Fork Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Cora, Wyoming.
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  • Cora, Wyoming

    Porcupine Trail

    25.05 mi / 5407 ft gain
    Porcupine Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Cora, Wyoming.
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  • Cora, Wyoming

    Backpack Square Top Mountain

    15 mi / 2400 ft gain
    You have two options when starting from Green River Lakes Campground, located 52 miles north of Pinedale, WY, (21 of these miles are on a washboard dirt road). The first option is to start backpacking from the campground and follow the trail that runs alongside the first lake, up the river and pa...
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  • Cora, Wyoming

    Green River Lakes to Summit Lake via Highline Trail

    35.28 mi / 3704 ft gain
    Green River Lakes to Summit Lake via Highline Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Cora, Wyoming.
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  • Cora, Wyoming

    Wind River High Route

    104.03 mi / 19619 ft gain
    Wind River High Route is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Dubois, Wyoming.
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  • Cora, Wyoming

    Shannon Pass Trail

    37.8 mi / 4944 ft gain
    Shannon Pass Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Dubois, Wyoming.
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  • Cora, Wyoming

    Green River Via Highline Trail

    23.59 mi / 1975 ft gain
    Green River Via Highline Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Cora, Wyoming.
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  • Cora, Wyoming

    Hike to Shirley Lake

    13 mi / 2000 ft gain
    Shirley lake is a beautiful and not heavily traveled area in the Winds. To get there, you start at the Green River Lakes trailhead (8,000 ft) and head out on the Western shore of the lower lake. You can shave off three miles by canoeing to the end of the lake, if you like. But I prefer the hike. ...
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  • Cora, Wyoming

    Hike to Slide Lake

    12 mi / 1600 ft gain
    The Winds in Wyoming are incredibly beautiful and offer some of the most challenging, but rewarding hikes. And the popular northern trailhead, Green River Lakes, is one of the most spectacular entry points. GETTING THERE: There are only two ways to get to the Green River Lakes trailhead. and one ...
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  • Pinedale, Wyoming

    Hike to the Crow’s Nest in the Wind River Range

    12 mi / 500 ft gain
    The Crow’s Nest sits just above Glimpse Lake in the Winds. It is best accessed from the most infrequently used trailhead in the range. To access the remote trailhead from Pinedale, take Jackson Street north toward Soda Lake Wildlife Management Area. It becomes an improved dirt road about a mile i...
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  • Pinedale, Wyoming

    Backpack to Green River Lakes, Wind River Range

    27 mi / 2100 ft gain
    DAY 1 - SPRING CREEK TH TO TRAPPER LAKEShuttle cars to park one vehicle at the Green River Lakes Trailhead (about 40 minutes outside of Pinedale, Wyoming) and return back to Pinedale to begin at the Spring Creek Trailhead. Begin hiking making your way to Trapper Lakes. There are several wonderful...
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  • Pinedale, Wyoming

    Bridger-Teton Summit Lake Loop

    40.88 mi / 6834 ft gain
    Bridger-Teton Summit Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Pinedale, Wyoming.
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  • Pinedale, Wyoming

    Seneca Lake Trail

    5.0
    18.4 mi / 2280 ft gain
    The Wind River Range is one of the best backpacking + climbing wildernesses in the lower 48. Seneca Lake is right at the beginning of some of the most spectacular high alpine climbing and backpacking routes. From the Elkhart trailhead parking lot, take the Pole Creek Trail directly adjacent to ...
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  • Pinedale, Wyoming

    Photographers Point via Pole Creek Trail

    4.5
    9.26 mi / 1188 ft gain
    Begin at the main Elkhart Park parking area. Take the Pole Creek Trail directly adjacent to the restroom. You will follow this trail for approximately 4.5 miles through lodgepole pine forests and beautiful alpine parks. When you begin seeing large boulders and sheer rock walls, you are approac...
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  • Pinedale, Wyoming

    Climb Fremont Peak via Southeast Buttress

    30 mi / 4350 ft gain
    The typical approach to the SE Buttress is from Indian Basin, probably because it is easier, provided you plan on going to Indian Basin anyway. However, if you plan on visiting Titcomb or climbing Gannett peak via Bonney Pass, I suggest approaching from Lower (Southern) Titcomb Lake. I thought it...
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  • Pinedale, Wyoming

    Backpack to Titcomb Basin and Summit Gannett Peak

    5.0
    50 mi / 4000 ft gain
    If you are looking for a challenging hike in one of the most remote areas of the rocky mountains then this is the expedition for you. Starting near Pinedale, Wyoming in Elkhart Park you begin a 50 mile round trip that can include a summit of Gannett Peak. Starting elevation of the hike is near 8...
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