Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas Guide Book

by Lee Mercer & Ralph Maughan (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Wyomingand39;s Teton and Washakie Wildness Areas  by Lee Mercer & Ralph Maughan

172pp/photos/maps/elev. charts
ISBN: 1560448873

Here are 37 great hikes in the Teton and Washakie Wilderness Areas. Here deep drainages dissect rugged volcanic mountains; mesas, pinnacles, and buttes rise high above shaded forests; and lofty passes link valleys full of crystal-clear streams. Join the authors on a guided tour of a vast, virtually undiscovered territory just south of Yellowstone National Park. this guide brings stunning photos, challenging hikes, and a mother lode of information on scenic and secluded trails to your fingertips. With advice on backcountry safety, camping, and routefinding, as well as up-to-date maps and elevation profiles, this guide is an indispensable aid for the novice and veteran backpacker alike and a support system for those sick of cars and crowds.

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Trails from the "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 37.
... Preview: This long, remote journey is one of the finest in the American West and a wilderness experience that will provide you with a lifetime of memories. When you’re back in the work world, your mind will of ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Moran Junction, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 60.6
... Preview: The Bobcat Trail is an easy walk at the base of foothills for the first 1.5 miles. This section through open rangeland is very pretty in June with its high-desert wildflowers and views of the South Fo ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Cody, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: From the crossing, the trail heads upstream wet, spruce-fir forest. After 0.5 mile, it begins to climb noticeably. At 1.5 miles, you break out of the forest into a spectacular but steep meadow. Across ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Dubois, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: If you are seeking solitude, you should note that this is one of the busiest routes in the Teton Wilderness. In spite of this, it is a very pretty hike through lovely meadows on a well-maintained trai ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Dubois, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 46
... Preview: From the trailhead, follow the Angles Trail into the deep forest, and ignore a trail that you quickly reach to your left. The trail begins its descent slowly, but soon becomes steeper. After about 0.7 ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Dubois, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 23.5
... Preview: This is a tough hike, but the scenic rewards more than justify the effort. It includes some exhilarating off-trail hiking at high altitude across a narrow ridge. This hike is not for the beginner. Con ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Meeteetse, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.5
... Preview: The Deer Creek Trail is the only trail in the Washakie Wilderness used primarily to get to the Teton Wilderness. At 21 miles, it is by far the fastest way to go, which makes it extremely popular with ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Cody, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 50
... Preview: From the footbridge over the North Fork of the Shoshone River, follow the trail through a Forest Service summer-home area. At 0.2 mile, turn right onto the wide and well-maintained Eagle Creek Trail a ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Cody, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 20
... Preview: From the parking area at the East Fork Trailhead, the trail ascends a short lodgepole-pine bench to circumnavigate a short, tight section of the canyon of the East Fork of the Wind River. Within 200 y ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Dubois, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 27
... Preview: The Front Range of the Absaroka rises sharply above the plains of the Big Horn Basin and reaches its apex at 13,153-foot-high Francs Peak. The massive and spectacular Greybull River drains a large par ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Meeteetse, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 30
... Preview: The trail up Wiggins Fork leaves the machine culture behind rapidly as it ascends an extraordinarily wild and unique valley that affords you an unprecedented look at Absaroka volcanics. Between the tr ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Dubois, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 24
... Preview: This is a near loop that requires 1.5 miles of road walking between the Box Creek and Clear Creek Trailheads. You can go all the way to Enos Lake by mid-June most years. In late summer, flowing water ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Moran Junction, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 20
... Preview: This popular and scenic loop traverses a number of habitats through dry lodgepole pine forests, deep river canyons, lakes, and alpine tundra. Begin by walking the 3 miles from the Yellowstone Trailhea ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Dubois, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 45
... Preview: An enjoyable day hike through a 55-year-old forest fire scar; a moving memorial to firefighters who lost their lives at their work. Between August 20 and August 24, 1937, an intense fire consumed muc ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Cody, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: The trail heads north as you leave the trailhead, passing a sign that reads, “Five Pockets.” It winds gently downhill and meanders around for a while, but after about 0.7 mile, it begins to climb fair ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Dubois, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: Day hikers can follow this route as far as they like. Backpackers have a host of options. This is a good trip for beginners. From the sign at the trailhead, the Frontier Creek Trail heads north acro ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Dubois, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: The trail ascends through lodgepole pine, Douglas-fir, and aspen and forks within 0.5 mile. The trail is wide and easy to follow as it climbs continuously. At 2 miles, the trees thin out and the canop ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Cody, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 22
... Preview: The Once you’ve entered Bear Pocket, keep to the left of the stream and follow game trails through rough, but not impassable, country. The canyon broadens and the view opens up as you gain altitude. B ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Dubois, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 26.4
... Preview: This hike begins at an elevation of 8,820 feet. The trail begins beside a fenced horse pasture and is often muddy, but it soon climbs up onto a bench. Moose are common. So are bears. The trail climb ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Dubois, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: The trail goes up into the broad mouth of this soon-to-become impassable gorge. The trail side is big sagebrush with cottonwood trees and wildflowers in June. Houlihan Creek itself flows down a wash w ... From the guidebook "Hiking Wyoming's Teton & Washakie Wildness Areas"
Cody, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 9