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Address: Yellowstone National Park, WY
Activities: Cross-country skiing, Skiing, Snow-shoeing, Snowmobiling, Viewing wildlife
Description: This 10,243-foot peak is located in Yellowstone National Park.

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A park ranger suggested that we start the hike from Dunraven Pass. Much more scenic on this trail. Take plenty of water & take breaks. Steady 2000ft climb. If your not acclimated... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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La Crosse
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La Crosse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

A park ranger suggested that we start the hike from Dunraven Pass. Much more scenic on this trail. Take plenty of water & take breaks. Steady 2000ft climb. If your not acclimated to the altitude, just take your time. It is well worth the climb. it took us about 4 hours total. We saw numerous sheep on the way up... More 

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Ridgetop, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We went to the spot that you can drive up to the top. There was a great view and you could walk around and get some great pictures from different views. it only takes a few minutes to do the drive and is worth it.

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Atlanta, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Unbelievable view at the top. Mountain goats right on the path. Beautiful fields of wild flowers. Patches of snow still in July. Bathrooms at the summit watch station. Be sure to bring plenty of water and a poncho...weather can turn quickly. Trail is wide and walkable with some rough, rocky stretches. About 2,000 vertical climb so be ready for a... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

There are so many great things to do/see in Yellowstone, but you won't regret taking the 3-4 hours to do this hike. It can be a little strenuous if you haven't fully acclimated to the altitude, but just take your time and enjoy the views. Take plenty of water. We did it in early July from Dunraven Pass and there... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Because of the distance and the elevation involved, we decided to do just this one trail the entire day. Climbed up the south side from the Dunraven Pass trailhead (3mi) and reached the summit (10,200ft) in a fair amount of time. And having concluded that this wasn't challenging enough, we decided to climb down the north side (Chittenden Road -... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We took the north route to hike up to the top. This meant driving on a dirt road off of Chittenden for a couple of miles to reach the parking lot at the north trailhead. We arrived around 11am and found the parking lot only about one-third full on a nice sunny day in early July. The hike was enjoyable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Our family of four (including a 10 year old and an 8 year old) did this hike today. It was great; the views were fantastic! We left from Chittendon Road, and did the hike in 2 1/2 hours, not including a 30 minute break/snack at the top. Lots of incline, but the hike is on a safe-feeling wide gravel path... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is an awesome day hike! Great views of the canyon and the surrounding mountains. I visited in late June and loved the wild flowers. We saw many big horn sheeps (moms and babies so they don't really have big horns) and a coyote near the summit. A very enjoyable hike but I recommend wearing good hiking shoes with a... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Not a highlight, but worth a ride up and a quick look around and a few pictures. We passed this way several times and it's actually where we spotted a moose down in the valley from the road. We decided we should drive up the Mount Washburn road at least once. It was a bumpy, unpaved road.

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Moses Lake, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was a great trail that we took our 4 boys (ages 14, 12, 11, and 9) on and it wasn't strenuous at all if you are in decent shape. At the top we saw Bighorn Sheep right next to the trail with their babies. We were also able to see a coyote and many marmots. I would get to... More 

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Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Yellowstone National Park

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