Best Hikes along the Continental Divide  by Russ Schneider, editor

Best Hikes along the Continental Divide Guide Book

by Russ Schneider, editor (Falcon Guides)
Best Hikes along the Continental Divide  by Russ Schneider, editor
This guide features over 60 hikes from New Mexico to Alberta along the Continental Divide in the Rocky Mountains. For hikers who don't have the time or energy for a long thru-hike, this includes hikes along or over the Divide, ranging from easy day hikes to week-long backpacking trips.

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Trails from the "Best Hikes along the Continental Divide" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 63.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 63.

A six to ten day, very rugged trek for experienced hikers into the heart of the Wind River high country, located about 25 miles northeast of Pinedale, in the central part of the Wind River Range. The ...
Pinedale, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 45
A generally secluded trail through forests and mountain meadows. Offers a chance to tie into the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. Located approximately 20 miles west of Encampment, in the nor ...
Encampment, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 12
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A day hike or backpacking trip beginning in Rocky Mountain National Park and following Baker Gulch to Baker Pass in the Never Summer Range and Never Summer Wilderness, just 6 miles from the west entra ...
Granby, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 12
A multi-day backpacking adventure into one of the most remote and beautiful sections of Yellowstone, including a pass over the Continental Divide. Shuttle required. Drive east of Old Faithful, 3.5 mi ...
Jackson, WY - Backpacking,Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 30.3
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A day hike to an extensive lava tube cave system, located about 35 miles southwest of Grants. This hike is best anytime of year when the roads are dry.
Grants, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
A six-day backpacking trip from Kintla Lake to Upper Kintla campground to Boulder Pass or to Goat Haunt Ranger Station. The Boulder Pass trail provides access to some of the most rugged and beautiful ...
Polebridge, MT - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 35.4
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A moderate day hike to a high alpine pass overlooking the remote northern mountains of Glacier National Park in the United States. The hike is just east of Cameron Lake near the southern boundary of W ...
Mountain View, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
A unique day hike along the Colorado Midland Railroad Route, which passes through Hagerman Tunnel (now closed) underneath the Continental Divide located about 13 miles west of Leadville.
Leadville, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
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An easy, half-day stroll through a subalpine forest to a pair of sparkling lakes below the walls of Bident Mountain. Hike is located south of Lake Louise in Banff National Park, with views of Bident M ...
Banff, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.7
A strenuous day hike to the top of Crowsnest Mountain, one of the finest viewpoints in the Canadian Rockies. The hike features high-alpine terrain and excellent views of the Continental Divide to the ...
Coleman, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.5
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An extended trip to the lower reaches of Badger Creek's South Fork from Badger Pass. The Crucifixion Loop trail offers a day hike for travelers who find themselves in the Badger Pass vicinity. From Ba ...
Dupuyer, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 12.4
A day hike or backpacking trip from Two Medicine campground to Dawson Pass, around to Pitamakan Pass and back.
East Glacier, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 18.8
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A three- or four-day backpacking trip for experienced hikers in the seldom-visited Italian Peaks proposed wilderness, just 20 miles southwest of Lima. The hike features a huge glacial cirque of Italia ...
Dell, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 23
A trail-less, virtually unknown mountain range in the Ferris Mountains Wilderness Study Area, located approximately 45 miles north of Rawlins, near a high desert pass and small settlement called Muddy ...
Rawlins, WY - Hiking
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A day hike from the Lubec trailhead on U.S. Highway 2 to Firebrand Pass. The Firebrand Pass trail begins at a false summit near Marias Pass and winds around Calf Robe Mountain to Firebrand Pass before ...
East Glacier, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.6
A day hike to an enormous alligator juniper, a New Mexico record-sized tree, located about 12 miles northeast of Silver City. No water available.
Silver City, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.5
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An extended loop backpacking vacation from Swift Dam Trailhead, passing Haywood Creek along the North Fork of Bird Creek to Badger Pass at 8.1 miles, then turning south on the Strawberry Creek Trail t ...
Dupuyer, MT - Hiking - Trail Length: 29.6
A moderate day or strenuous overnight hike over rugged terrain to a remote lake basin.
Jasper, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.5
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A rugged, five to eight day (or longer) hike to the largest glacial area and highest peak in Wyoming, located approximately 15 miles southeast of Dubois, in the northeast section of the Wind River Ran ...
Dubois, WY - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 56
A multi-day, adventurous backpacking trip into the rocky headwaters of the Green River, located approximately 50 miles north of Pinedale, in the northern section of the Bridger Wilderness. The area ...
Pinedale, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 16
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