Trail Run Project Logo

Alaska Basin Shelf

Intermediate
 4.0 (1)

A northerly continuation or "cutoff" to Alaska Basin Trail.


Your Rating:      Clear Rating
Your Difficulty:
Your Favorites: Add to Favorites · Your List
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

1.9

Miles

3.1

KM

87%

Runnable

10,401' 3,170 m

High

9,839' 2,999 m

Low

74' 23 m

Up

587' 179 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

Alaska Basin Shelf is a northerly continuation of the Alaska Basin Trail heading to a junction with the Teton Crest Trail - North. If you're looking to enter Alaska Basin, don't take this trail. The Shelf hangs above the Basin and provides great wildflower views.

Camping is permitted anywhere more than 200 ft away from lakes, though no open fires are allowed. The Shelf is oftentimes used by climbers attempting to ascend Veiled Peak (11,330').

Shared By:

Tom Robson

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 1 vote

#22

in West

#13642

Overall
  4.0 from 1 vote
5 Star
0%
4 Star
100%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Trail Rankings

#22

in West

#278

in Wyoming

#13,642

Overall
6 Views Last Month
879 Since Jan 12, 2015
Intermediate

0%
0%
100%
0%
0%
0%

0 Comments

Weather


Current Trail Conditions

Update Conditions
Unknown See History
Add Your Check-In

Check-Ins

none