Pyramid Pass Trail

Lolo National Forest, Montana 59868

Distance1.0mi
Elevation Gain420ft
Trailhead Elevation5,235ft
Top5,450ft
Elevation Min/Max5235/5450ft
Elevation Start/End5235/5235ft

Pyramid Pass Trail

Pyramid Pass Trail is a hiking trail in Powell County, Montana. It is within Lolo National Forest. It is a mile long and begins at 5,235 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 420 feet.

Pyramid Pass Trail Professional Review and Guide

"The Pyramid Pass Trail follows old logging roads to the high country and visits several trout-filled lakes on its way into the Bob Marshall Wilderness.

This trail is an excellent choice for hikers seeking a challenging day trip, which might include fishing or a bushwhack up nearby Pyramid Peak. In addition, the trail is a major route for stock traffic traveling into the Youngs Creek valley. This trail sticks primarily to high, well-drained slopes. As a result, it remains in good condition even after heavy rains."

Pyramid Pass Trail Reviews

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7/7/2011
Nobody else on trail or at the huge parking area. Good camping at the parking area and strong verizon signal. Would camp here early in the season but it looks like it would get heavy horse traffic later in the year. Above 6500' there was snow and running water on the trail. Expect wet feet but worth it. The first 3.5 miles or so the trail was in the trees with occasional views down into the Seeley valley and up towards the peaks. Found some black bear tracks on the trail about 1/2 way in. The unnamed tarn just below the pass had a bit of ice left on it and was very scenic. Lost the trail under snow for the last 1/8 mile to the pass. Had a great day!
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Trail Information

Lolo National Forest
Nearby City
Lolo National Forest
Parks
Flathead National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Morrell Lake, Crimson Peak
Local Maps

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Jul 2018