When looking at the schedule for the Wind River High Route, some of us decided to take 2 more vacation days and extend the trip to get an additional 4-5 days hiking out west. While we weren’t positive what we’d end up wanting to do -- would we all be exhausted from the high route,... Continue Reading →
All in all, it was a great and challenging route and one worth doing. My main advice is to make sure that you are comfortable and confident with hiking off trail and with using a GPS and compass to navigate.
Trip report originally published in August 2015 by Jimmy Jin. Day 1 - “Back to Life on the Trail” After a great trip in the Tetons, saying goodbye to Will, picking up our Yellowstone permit, and a day of needed rest in Yellowstone’s Canyon Village, we found ourselves stuffing our backpacks full of food once... Continue Reading →
hat struck me the most was the true sense of trail identity that was so pronounced and embodied by the shelters, trail registers, and thru-hikers that make the trail part of their habitat.