5-Day: Washakie Pass, Lizard Head and Cirque of the Towers Loop

Trip

Backpack – 5-Day: Washakie Pass, Lizard Head and Cirque of the Towers Loop

activity follows route and place, with exception of meeting place

  • Tue, Sep 3, 2024 — Sat, Sep 7, 2024
  • Western Slope
  • Backpacking
  • Adults
  • Challenging
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 36.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 7,100 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 11,611 ft
  • Pace: moderate

1pm on Tuesday Sept 3 meet at convenience store (Farson WY, se corner of intersection of US 191 and WY 28-this is 5 1/2hr-385mi drive from Golden co). Caravan from there to Big Sandy trailhead-approx 1hr from meeting place to trailhead. Detailed directions to trailhead to be sent 2 weeks prior to start of trip.

will look at weather report week prior to start of trip--can be colder conditions in the Wind River mountains at this time of year.

Route/Place

5-Day: Washakie Pass, Lizard Head and Cirque of the Towers Loop


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

10 essentials, bring own food, shelter, stove and cooking utensils. 

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