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Emmons Moraine

Intermediate

Trail

1.0 mile 1.6 kilometer point to point
87% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 442' 135 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 5,240' 1,597 m
Low: 4,798' 1,462 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 38% (21°)

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Trail shared by Brian Smith

A quick spur leading to the base of the largest glacier in the lower 48.

Brian Smith

Features River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Description

One mile beyond the White River Campground trailhead, take the Glacier Basin Trail to a junction with the Emmons Moraine Trail.

This one-mile round-trip spur trail leads to a viewpoint which overlooks the Emmons Glacier, the largest glacier in the 48 contiguous United States.

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Stay on designated trails to protect fragile plants.

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