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Sawtooth Wilderness Loop is a 62.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Lowman, Idaho that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 62.1 mi Elevation gain 12,463 ft Route type Loop
Dogs on leash Backpacking Camping Fishing Hiking Horseback riding Nature trips Bird watching Forest Lake River Views Waterfall Wild flowers Wildlife Blowdown Over grown Rocky
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At the Grandjean trailhead you will need to fill out a self issued wilderness permit. The trailhead seems to be a fee area.

There is water and trash cans at the Forest Service CG. I am not sure when the FS turns off the water but the bathrooms remain open even after things get snowed in .

I can't remember the exact Ranger Office to call for exact information but here is the website. https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/sawtooth/recarea/?recid=5842 Call the Sawtooth NRA office 208-774-3000 and they will forward to. Say you are starting in Grandjean.

The food at the Sawtooth Lodge was reasonably priced and was really good.

The Google Map directions to Grandjean are good. The last 7 miles is on a washboarded gravel road. I drove this with a truck and travel trailer and had to go slow. It would be much better in a car.

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Mason Livingston
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Mason Livingston
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Sunny Binjola
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Sunny Binjola
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stephanie Cogan
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Jennifer Simpson
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Jennifer Simpson
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Jennifer Simpson
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Jennifer Simpson
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Jennifer Simpson
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Jennifer Simpson
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Justine Scheller
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Easiest section by far

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Justine Scheller
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Beautiful

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Justine Scheller
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Over grown and difficult but beautiful

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Joe Howell
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Beautiful and rugged. Plenty of water sources. Lots of up and down climbing. So many lakes you can’t count them all.

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Ben Kogelschatz
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Chuck Tang
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Jeffrey VanWashenova
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Kraig Adams
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Kraig Adams
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