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Recommended Routes in Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness - 5

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Favorite This will be your first glance at Elk Lake heading southeast on The Beaten Path!
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

The Beaten Path

26.6 mi 42.8 km 3,806' Up 1160.12 m Up 2,066' Down 629.67 m Down

Red Lodge, MT
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Favorite The high country of the Silver Pass area - from the East Fork Mill Creek Trail
Difficult Difficult

Fourmile Trail

7.3 mi 11.8 km 3,189' Up 972.05 m Up 13' Down 4.11 m Down

Cooke City, MT
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Favorite Montana's Highest Point, Granite Peak
Very Difficult Very Difficult

Granite Peak Trail

23.6 mi 37.9 km 7,401' Up 2255.88 m Up 7,401' Down 2255.84 m Down

Cooke City, MT
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Favorite The West Fork of the Boulder River drainage.
Intermediate Intermediate

West Fork Boulder River

26.2 mi 42.2 km 2,583' Up 787.3 m Up 2,582' Down 786.99 m Down

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

Elk Lake

6.7 mi 10.7 km 569' Up 173.35 m Up 569' Down 173.35 m Down

Red Lodge, MT
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Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Hiking

  • 594 Miles 956 Kilometers of Trail
  • 5 Recommended Routes
  • 21 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 45 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 60 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness - 121

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16.3 mi 26.2 km #1East Rosebud Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Red Lodge, MT
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Red Lodge, MT
1.4 mi 2.3 km #2Lake Mary Trail #1B
Difficult Difficult
Red Lodge, MT
Difficult Difficult
Red Lodge, MT
26.5 mi 42.6 km #3West Fork Stillwater Trail #90
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Cooke City, MT
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Cooke City, MT
8.4 mi 13.6 km #4Mill Creek Pass
Difficult Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult Difficult
Livingston, MT
6.5 mi 10.4 km #5Elbow Lake Trail
Difficult Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult Difficult
Livingston, MT
10.8 mi 17.3 km #6Upsidedown Creek Trail #26
Intermediate Intermediate
Cooke City, MT
Intermediate Intermediate
Cooke City, MT
24.8 mi 39.9 km #7Main Stillwater Trail #24
Intermediate Intermediate
Cooke City, MT
Intermediate Intermediate
Cooke City, MT
3.5 mi 5.6 km #8Columbine Pass Trail #97
Intermediate Intermediate
Cooke City, MT
Intermediate Intermediate
Cooke City, MT
10.3 mi 16.5 km #9Russel Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Cooke City, MT
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Cooke City, MT
4.6 mi 7.4 km #10Timberline Trail #12
Intermediate Intermediate
Red Lodge, MT
Intermediate Intermediate
Red Lodge, MT

Photos of Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness - 77

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1500 feet of vertical rock - from the The Beaten Path Trail
Apr 23, 2015 near Cooke City, MT
Sourcing water on the Knox Lake Trail.
Apr 24, 2015 near Gardiner, MT
Wounded Man Lake.
Apr 25, 2015 near Cooke City, MT
Dewey Lake.
Oct 9, 2016 near Cooke City, MT
This will be your first glance at Elk Lake heading southeast on The Beaten Path!
Mar 23, 2017 near Red Lodge, MT
Standing on the edge of Jewel Lake
Jul 21, 2018 near Livingston, MT
Descending off the ridge, into E. Dam Creek Trail.
Jun 19, 2020 near Gardiner, MT
Near the East Rosebud Trailhead
Aug 13, 2020 near Red Lodge, MT

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