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This lake is one of the most beautiful I’ve seen. The hike is very difficult if you’re backpacking. Hope to come back one day

2 months ago

lovely hike...not too difficult....maybe easy to moderate. we started going up and to the left for the loop. keep your offline maps of this with you as there are other trails not marked on the map. also couldn't find the red route where it intersects with the black dotted line so just took the black dotted line route back

hiking
3 months ago

Not so hard as AllTrails rates it. You only go as far as you want. I did about 5 miles today. It was beautiful and peaceful. Very low traffic on trail. Cool to explore the petroglyphs near TH — don’t miss them. It’s kind of like an Easter Egg hunt looking for them.

This is a beautiful area with a great deal of potential. Due to inaccuracies in the route provided by AllTrails and the very poor trail maintenance, I would discourage anyone from attempting this trail without map and compass or GPS. At 2.35 miles, where the trail leaves the road on the left, there was no marking or sign of any kind: I did build a small cairn. From that point on, there are numerous trees down across the trail and in many places the trail is completely overgrown. It is not too difficult to generally stay on the trail, but don't expect tree blazes or signs of any kind. Above all, once leaving the road, do not expect the route on AllTrails to correspond with an actual trail. By viewing the AllTrails map with the satellite layer it is easy to see that the route deviates from the actual trail at times by more than 200 yards.

Wow. The vistas, outcroppings, and meadows would have been enough. But the wildflowers in addition made the hike surreal! I have never seen such density and variety. If I had to have a groundhogs day and repeat this hike every day, I'd be good with that!!

Amazing wildflowers and views.

Great conditions for the glacier. I did it solo without any issues (2 days hike in, summit day, one day hike out). Due to warm temperatures it is important to start early and be down by noon. Overall, awesome trip, and great views from the summit.

Beautiful long day hike. Straightforward trail, some signage. Loads of wildflowers in July. Some minor boggy areas.

If you're in the area and want a hike that will give you an amazing view of the Teton, Absaroka, and Wind River ranges, Whiskey Mountain Trail is the one you want! The wind was helacious when I went on this hike with gusts up to 70mph, but the experience was worth it! It was a long day hike (8.5 hours) from the Wildlife Viewing Station to the summit then down through Whiskey Creek Canyon and back to the Wildlife Viewing Station. Hiking this in June guarentees you beautiful views of wildflowers, elk herds, and snow-capped mountains.
It's definitely a challenging hike, so trekking poles are highly advised. Also, bring extra layers and lots of water! There are no places to fill up while on the trail. Snowbanks offer an emergency source of water, but only through June since they melt by July. Bear spray is also required in this area. My group saw several bear tracks and scat in addition to fresh wolf prints. Overall, an awesome hike!

hiking
5 months ago

Just got back from Gannett Peak. We went in on the Glacier Trail. This is a very demanding hike. Two very difficult climbs. One going up to Burro Flats on the way in and coming out of Honey Moon Lake on the way out. This was a good year for snow, which I think makes it a little more climbable. We gave ourselves two days to try for the summit, which turned out to be a good plan. Day one it snowed, rained and the wind was app. 40 mph. Went back to camp and waited for day two. Woke up to beautiful blue skies, no wind and warm temps. Made the summit and it was thrilling.

Anyone been up to Gannett in late June during an average snowpack via the Glacier Trail? A few friends and I are heading up end of June and trying to decide if we should bring skis or snowshoes.

backpacking
7 months ago

I have taken this trail many times. Will be going again this year. My grandson is going for the first time. Great scenery. Great camping. Great fishing. Love the Wind Rivers!

hiking
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

This is more of a road than a trail, but a very rough one. In good weather it took us over an hour from start to finish in a truck. It would be almost as fast to hike it. The road technically terminates at Moon Lake, but the last 150ft are very steep down to the bank. There's several camp sites once you get to the lake. 2-3 right down by the water, and several more up top before the road drop. We took a canoe out on the lake, but didn't see any fish.

I'd say this is a pretty good hike. Great views and great pay off at the end if you're camping. As I said, it's actually a road, but I would advise heavily against going on it unless you're into that sort of thing.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

I followed the directions to the trailhead from this app. It takes you to a small parking area with a dirt road leading from it. No trail sign at all except for a real small one in the corner of the bulletin board mentioning Fall River. We walked up the dirt road for about a mile and it splits into two dirt roads. We took the right one as that lined up with the trail map in this app. It goes for a total of 3 miles from the parking lot and then dead ends. Maybe we should have went left at the fork. Only thing we saw was a bunch of cows close to the road.

hiking
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Was on a time limit, so unfortunately was about a mile short of the lake. But even though the beginning was a brutal sequence of switchbacks, it offered stunning views the whole way through. The trail is also incredibly well maintained and didn't have a single problem the whole way through.

A high snow year made the route to the summit completely snow covered even in late June, but an amazing climb with views well worth the work!

Friday, July 07, 2017

We forked off and tried to make it to Louis lake, but it was getting dark. Gorgeous hike, awesome water falls, but never made it to the lake. We started heading back a little to close to dusk and came across the path of an angry moose or bear. We didn't stick around to see what we pissed off!

This was a great trail with some amazing views of the surrounding table top ranges. The water level was very high so forging the first stream involved getting wet, but the rest of the hike was in good shape. There is still snow in the pass and it is very wet up top so it is a little difficult to navigate the whole top prairie area. It seems very lightly traveled and very serene.

hiking
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Still lots of snow and a bit of mud in June, made parts difficult.

backpacking
Friday, June 02, 2017

We loved this adventure in 2007. 27 switchbacks as you begin. We camped at 10000' and fished three lakes: Hidden Lake, Upper Ross and Lower Ross.  5 lb rainbows in Lower Ross. Walk over granite batholiths to Upper Ross for robust Cutts and snakey Cutts at Hidden Lake below. We camped alone but our trip followed a rambunctious and poorly supervised Boy scout troop who had damaged the thin and ancient white bark pines by rolling glacial erratics from the tops of the batholiths... ☹️ great hike. We even found wild blueberries. Beautiful!

backpacking
Friday, June 02, 2017

We hiked this trail in 2006. In 3 nights of backpacking and internal day hikes, we never saw another hiker, nor tracks of human hikers. Plenty of bear tracks however! What a wild and beautiful place. Bring bear spray and hang your food and cooking gear high and away from your camp. Marvelous.

hiking
Monday, October 03, 2016

Marked down because it starts in a horse pasture which can be very dusty or muddy. The mud was so thick it clung to our boots making us turn back before the lake. Brooks Lake is gorgeous, however.

on Glacier Trail

Monday, September 12, 2016

I did this trail for a 3 day Gannett peak climb. I found this easier to do than the titcomb basin side. There is water pretty much the whole way. Very scenic.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Definitely a hard trail. We attempt to summit but did not make the top. We were camping further from the base of the mountain than we had anticipated. On the mountain one of the snow bridges collapsed while we were there it was definitely a bit late to summit. Part of the trail was washed out by glacial melt. But by far one of the best backpacking trips I have done. Bear spray and bug spray highly recommended. Mosquitoes and horse flies were thick. Saw about 25 people around the base of the mountain maybe 3 on the glacial trail leading to Gannett.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Beautiful hike. The wildflowers in late July and early August have to be seen to be believed.

hiking
Sunday, February 02, 2014

I took 18 guys from Dallas to do this by backpacking in and doing some fly-fishing. I was the leader of the group. This was one of my early days of hiking. I was told that it was an easy hike. I was four months out from having my entire right leg re-aligned. Let's just say I struggled. The switch backs the first several miles straight up are tough with a fifty pound pack on. Beautiful country though with awesome views. I want to go back now that I'm more experienced and in better shape.

camping
Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Glacier Trail was my first backcountry camping and mountaineering experience. This past August 2012 I traveled with six other students and two instructors from the Central Wyoming College to make a summit attempt on Gannett Peak. We began at the Whisky Mountain Trailhead near Dubois, Wyo. and hiked straight through ending in Pinedale, Wyo.

It was an amazing 11 days in the backcountry. We did successfully reach the summit of Gannett and spent a few days in the cirque. It was a hard push on the way out because we only had permission to camp 10 miles beyond the Cirque. We had to climb Bonney Pass and Knapsack Col before reaching our target campsite. It was a great adventure.

hiking
Saturday, February 23, 2013

Easy hike. Spent the night on Austin Peak in order to take some photos late evening and early in the morning. Cold night with some high winds.

hiking
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

We did not bring climbing gire so we only went to bonneys pase (19 miles in)
This trail has everything you need in a good outing. Nice well maintained trail, awesome scenery, lots of wild life. The trail starts in the high pines and ends in the tundra. The 6,000 ft climb is sprinkled with high mountain lakes full of fish just dying to get out of the water and in to the pan.
Trip should take you 5 days, 4 if youre moving. You can camp any were along the trail I would sugest camping at one of the lakes between miles 7 and 10 the first night then making a base camp in the Titcomb basin at the end of day 2. The Pass is just 4 miles from there.
Be advised :
This is bear country so bring some spray.
You have never seen this many bugs bring nets not spray.
During the summer melt the trail can become the creek be ready to walk in the mud
The summit can be a dangerous scramble with falling rocks and snow

hiking
Monday, August 01, 2011

This trail is in Dubois, Wyoming - NOT Cody

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