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799 mi 1,285 km of trail 8 Runs

Easy Trails 26 Trails Intermediate Trails 67 Trails Hard Trails 51 Trails

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Runs in Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness - 8

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Favorite 1500 feet of vertical rock - from the The Beaten Path Trail
Intermediate

The Beaten Path

26.6 mi 42.8 km • Point to Point • 3,806 ft Ascent 1160.12 m Ascent

(10) Red Lodge, MT
Favorite View of the valley
Intermediate/Difficult

Pine Creek Lake

10.4 mi 16.7 km • Out and Back • 3,391 ft Ascent 1033.58 m Ascent

(8) Livingston, MT
Favorite Sourcing water on the Knox Lake Trail.
Intermediate

West Fork Mill Creek Loop

25.3 mi 40.7 km • Loop • 4,673 ft Ascent 1424.43 m Ascent

(1) Gardiner, MT
Favorite Nearing Silver Pass
Intermediate/Difficult

Fourmile Trail

7.3 mi 11.8 km • Point to Point • 3,189 ft Ascent 972.05 m Ascent

(2) Cooke City, MT
Favorite Looking West out of East Fork Mill Creek.
Intermediate/Difficult

East Fork Mill Creek

22.7 mi 36.5 km • Out and Back • 4,046 ft Ascent 1233.27 m Ascent

(1) Livingston, MT
Favorite The impressive West Fork of the Boulder River drainage.
Easy/Intermediate

West Fork Boulder River

26.2 mi 42.2 km • Loop • 2,583 ft Ascent 787.3 m Ascent

(4) Livingston, MT
Favorite This will be your first glance at Elk Lake heading southeast on The Beaten Path!
Easy/Intermediate

Elk Lake

6.7 mi 10.7 km • Out and Back • 569 ft Ascent 173.35 m Ascent

(1) Red Lodge, MT
Favorite Back to Red Lodge
Intermediate

Lost Lake

10.7 mi 17.2 km • Out and Back • 1,352 ft Ascent 412.01 m Ascent

(1) Red Lodge, MT

Trails in Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness - 136

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16.3 mi 26.2 km #1East Rosebud Trail
Intermediate
Red Lodge, MT
Intermediate
16.3 mi 26.2 km Red Lodge, MT
8.4 mi 13.6 km #2Mill Creek Pass
Intermediate/Difficult
Livingston, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
8.4 mi 13.6 km Livingston, MT
6.5 mi 10.4 km #3Elbow Lake Trail
Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult
6.5 mi 10.4 km Livingston, MT
10.3 mi 16.5 km #4Russel Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cooke City, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
10.3 mi 16.5 km Cooke City, MT
5.1 mi 8.3 km #5South Fork Deep Creek Trail #388
Intermediate
Livingston, MT
Intermediate
5.1 mi 8.3 km Livingston, MT
17.4 mi 28.0 km #6Hellroaring Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate/Difficult
17.4 mi 28.0 km Tower Junction, WY
25.3 mi 40.7 km #7Slough Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Tower Junction, WY
Easy/Intermediate
25.3 mi 40.7 km Tower Junction, WY
8.5 mi 13.7 km #8West Rosebud Trail #19
Intermediate/Difficult
Cooke City, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
8.5 mi 13.7 km Cooke City, MT
0.8 mi 1.3 km #9Woodbine Falls Trail #93
Intermediate
Cooke City, MT
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.3 km Cooke City, MT
4.8 mi 7.7 km #10Elephanthead Trail #37
Easy/Intermediate
Livingston, MT
Easy/Intermediate
4.8 mi 7.7 km Livingston, MT
5.9 mi 9.4 km #11North Fork Deek Creek #45
Easy/Intermediate
Livingston, MT
Easy/Intermediate
5.9 mi 9.4 km Livingston, MT
0.9 mi 1.5 km #12Dude Lake Trail #1C
Difficult
Red Lodge, MT
Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Red Lodge, MT
6.8 mi 11.0 km #13Poachers Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cooke City, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
6.8 mi 11.0 km Cooke City, MT
7.2 mi 11.6 km #14Knox Lake Trail #64
Easy/Intermediate
Gardiner, MT
Easy/Intermediate
7.2 mi 11.6 km Gardiner, MT
22.8 mi 36.6 km #15Buffalo Fork Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate/Difficult
22.8 mi 36.6 km Tower Junction, WY
6.8 mi 10.9 km #16North Fork Bear Creek Trail #60
Intermediate/Difficult
Gardiner, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
6.8 mi 10.9 km Gardiner, MT
10.7 mi 17.2 km #17Cedar Creek Trail #72
Intermediate/Difficult
Gardiner, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
10.7 mi 17.2 km Gardiner, MT
2.9 mi 4.7 km #18Grasshopper Glacier Trail #21
Intermediate
Cooke City, MT
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.7 km Cooke City, MT
3.1 mi 5.0 km #19Suce Creek Trail #44
Intermediate
Livingston, MT
Intermediate
3.1 mi 5.0 km Livingston, MT
11.0 mi 17.7 km #20Phantom Creek Trail #17
Difficult
Red Lodge, MT
Difficult
11.0 mi 17.7 km Red Lodge, MT

Photos of Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness - 57

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Wounded Man Lake.
Apr 25, 2015 near Cooke City, MT
1500 feet of vertical rock - from the The Beaten Path Trail
Apr 23, 2015 near Cooke City, MT
Pine Creek Falls Crossing
Dec 23, 2019 near Livingston, MT
View of the valley
Dec 23, 2019 near Livingston, MT
Nearing Silver Pass
Apr 25, 2015 near Livingston, MT
Looking West out of East Fork Mill Creek.
Apr 25, 2015 near Livingston, MT
The impressive West Fork of the Boulder River drainage.
Apr 24, 2015 near Livingston, MT
Camped in the Wilderness.
Apr 23, 2015 near Cooke City, MT

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