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  • Hikers Descending Sleeping Indian Sleeping Indian Summit via Flat Creek - Distance: 5.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous Best time of year: Summer, Fall The Sleeping Indian, known formally as Sheep Mountain, is often overlooked by many tourists due to it being located opposite from the Teton Mountains. Yet frequent visitors and locals develop a fond admiration for the mountain as, once the image is seen, it becomes a popular target to watch sunset fade over. As the tallest visible peak to the east from Jackson Hole, it dominates the southeastern valley views, and also attracts hikers from two different trails up to its summit, which is the "belly" of the "Sleeping Indian." The route described here is much shorter than the Blue Miner Trail, however is also much steeper, climbing over 4,000 feet in just 5.5 miles. Sleeping Indian Summit Hike Trail Description Begin the trail by heading up the old two track at the trailhead, which is now only used a (Read more...)

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Hikers Descending Sleeping Indian Sleeping Indian Summit via Flat Creek August 8, 2017 - Distance: 5.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous Best time of year: Summer, Fall The Sleeping Indian, known formally as Sheep Mountain, is often overlooked by many tourists due to it being located opposite from the Teton Mountains. Yet frequent visitors and locals develop a fond admiration for the mountain as, once the ...
Hiker in Large Alpine Meadow Phillips Pass via Teton Crest Trail July 11, 2017 - Distance: 4.4 miles (one way) Difficulty: Strenuous Best time of year: Spring, Summer, Fall For those that don't have the time and/or energy to hike the full Teton Crest Trail, the in-and-out hike to Phillips Pass is an easily accessible segment. Since the trail starts out at 7,800 feet already, ...
Fog on String Lake String Lake Loop June 13, 2017 - Distance: 3.7 miles (loop) Difficulty: Easy Best time of year: Spring, Summer, Fall The String Lake Loop is an easy but rewarding four miles that brings visitors to beautiful views of the lake and beyond, as well as intimate forests at the mouth of Paintbrush Canyon. Sweeping views of the ...
Ski Lake and Evergreen Trees Ski Lake May 17, 2017 - Distance: 2.1 miles Difficulty: Moderate Best time of year: Summer, Fall Ski Lake is a very popular hike among locals. It's outside of Grand Teton National Park, which means it doesn't have a big tourist draw. Likewise, it's not the most spectacular lake in the Teton Mountains, but it is ...
Lake Solitude and Cathedral Group Lake Solitude May 3, 2017 - Lake Solitude sits perched atop the back of the North Fork of Cascade Canyon in the Teton Mountains. It's one of the most spectacular and relaxing lakes in the Teton Mountains, and with a gradual elevation change for most of the way, makes for a great destination for a day-hike. ...
Hiker in Sandstone Alcove Surprise Canyon April 23, 2017 - Surprise Canyon Trail Description One of the really great things about Capitol Reef National Park, and any national park for that matter, is that unless otherwise indicated, you're free to explore anywhere you want. Inside the Waterpocket Fold, this yields massive opportunities that I didn't even get to come close ...
Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park Mesa Arch April 7, 2017 - Distance: 0.75 miles (loop) Difficulty: Easy Best time of year: Spring, Fall The Mesa Arch Trail is an easy and welcoming loop that brings visitors to a jaw-dropping view of a massive canyon crowned with a large arch to peer through. Anyone visiting the Island in the Sky District of ...
Sunrise Over Badlands Should Wyoming’s Bighorn Basin be a National Park? January 16, 2017 - Driving along Highway 14/16 between Cody, Wyoming and the Bighorn Mountains for most people can be an excruciating experience. Mile after mile yields very little difference in landscape interest as the full stretch offers only a bland, sparsely populated high desert environment with only a small badlands hill sporadically placed ...