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Hiking Alaska Basin, Wyoming

Hiking Alaska Basin in Wyoming is a popular destination for backpackers and runners, as it passes alpine meadows, streams, rocky mountains, and is filled with wildflowers. About Alaska Basin is in the Jedidiah Smith Wilderness and is home to the Teton Shelf,

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Hiking to Medicine Bow Peak, Wyoming

Medicine Bow Peak (12,018 ft) is the highest peak in the Snowy Range in the Medicine Bow Mountains of Wyoming. About Medicine Bow Peak is also the highest point in southern Wyoming. It is about 35 miles west of Laramie, WY, and

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Hiking to Ski Lake, Wyoming

Hiking to Ski Lake, Wyoming

Ski Lake is located in between Victor, Idaho and Jackson Hole, WY, and sits at an elevation of 8,650 ft. Locals says this is the easiest alpine lake to hike to in the area at only 4 miles RT! The trail is very mellow and great for all ages, including dogs off leash.

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Hiking to the Darby Canyon Wind Caves, Wyoming

Hiking to the Darby Canyon Wind Caves, Wyoming

The Darby Canyon Wind Caves are located near Alta, WY, within the Jedediah Smith Wilderness ("the backside" of the Tetons). This is a very popular trail, so don't expect to have any solitude - you'll constantly be pulling over to let others pass, even horses, and the parking lot is full by 10am on weekends. But don't let that stop you from visiting at least once!

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Hiking to Table Mountain, Wyoming

Hiking to Table Mountain, Wyoming

Table Mountain (11,106 ft) is located within the Jedediah-Smith Wilderness of Wyoming, and features amazing views of the lesser-viewed side of the backside of the Tetons. The Grand Teton, South, and Middle Teton are the star of the show here, as they tower over Cascade Canyon.

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Backpacking to Mt. Hooker, Wind River Range

   

Backpacking to Mt. Hooker & Baptiste Lake, Wind River Range

Mt. Hooker (12, 509ft) is located in the Southern end of the Wind River Range in Wyoming, and is home to a popular climbing route. The face of the wall is a sheer 1,800 ft granite face - it's one of the tallest and steepest vertical cliffs in Wyoming, and also 16 miles from the nearest road. Mt. Hooker is named after Joseph Dalton Hooker, a prominent British botanist and explorer. The granite face was first climbed in 1964, which took over 3 days to complete. The climb is rated at a 5.14a. Mt. Hooker towers over Baptiste Lake, a very deep and clear alpine lake which offers great camping sites and fishing.

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Backpacking to Titcomb Basin, Wind Rivers

Backpacking to Titcomb Basin, Wind Rivers

Backpacking to Titcomb Basin in Wind River Range of Wyoming should be on every backpackers "to do" list. The rugged terrain offers massive mountains with spire towers, clear glacial lakes, high alpine grassland & wildflowers, and world class hiking, backpacking, and climbing. Titcomb Basin is truly a pristine and special place.

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