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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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Great day hike

Worth the hard work! The hike took a total of about 4 hrs, but the view at the end is worth every second of pain. It's a great look out point with a ranger station. Highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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Troy, New York
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Troy, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Worth the hard work! The hike took a total of about 4 hrs, but the view at the end is worth every second of pain. It's a great look out point with a ranger station. Highly recommend !!!

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New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
44 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The tip of Mount Washburn looked tiny from the Chittenden Road parking lot! I am so proud and glad I hiked this! It is strenuous but not too bad if you take your pace and hike according to your own condition as when the time you need to take a break just do it and not to force yourself. It... More 

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Eden, Utah
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78 reviews 78 reviews
34 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This is a beautiful hike up to a lookout. It is well worth the time and effort. The wild flowers are incredible as are the white pines. The view is gorgeous. You may see big horn sheep.

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Freeport, Pennsylvania
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268 reviews 268 reviews
115 attraction reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This hike was recommended by a friend and I'll offer the same advice. Don't miss this hike. I've hiked all over the US and this is one of my top 2 or 3 hikes. It's really that terrific. You start from either side. On the advice of the park rangers we started up the old service road. The first 100... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We hiked up to the top of Mount Washburn and the view was panoramic of the park. It's much colder on top so take warm clothes, and we got a bit of afternoon rain. When we were at the top we hiked through a heard of long horn sheep which was lots of fun. At the top there's a rangers'... More 

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Purley
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I did this hike in September 2014. I expected a hard climb but if you have been in the area for a few days and have acclimatised to being at 8,000ft and you regularly do some hill climbing then this one should be relatively easy for you, I chose the route from Dunraven Pass. The hike up was up gradual... More 

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Falls Church, VA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Fantastic view and for me the hike was a challenge. But the trail was excellent and even the steep parts were wide enough that my fear of heights did not kick in. You could see everything! I was glad we chose this one for our "challenge" walk although the altitude knocked my brother out at 9800+ feet.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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170 reviews 170 reviews
61 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We chose to do the 5 mile side to the summit but didn't make it all the way. My hubby had altitude breathing issues due to the steepness of the trail. But it was the multitude of bear tracks that convinced me to give it up. You'll want to take bear spray with you.

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I have taken many hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Smoky Mountains, and in Ireland. But, the Mount Washburn hike to the summit is now my personal favorite.

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Sussex, England
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171 reviews 171 reviews
58 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We drove to the top of Mount Washburn and enjoyed a picnic lunch with spectacular views. A most memorable lunch indeed.

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