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Recommended Routes in Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness - 9

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Favorite This will be your first glance at Elk Lake heading southeast on The Beaten Path!
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
Favorite Standing on the edge of Jewel Lake
Difficult

Pine Creek Lake

10.4 mi 16.7 km 3,391' Up 1033.58 m Up 3,391' Down 1033.51 m Down

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

West Fork Mill Creek Loop

25.3 mi 40.7 km 4,673' Up 1424.43 m Up 4,669' Down 1423.03 m Down

Gardiner, MT
Favorite The high country of the Silver Pass area - from the East Fork Mill Creek Trail
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
Favorite Looking West out of East Fork Mill Creek.
Difficult

East Fork Mill Creek

22.7 mi 36.5 km 4,046' Up 1233.27 m Up 4,044' Down 1232.71 m Down

Livingston, MT
Favorite The West Fork of the Boulder River drainage.
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
Favorite This will be your first glance at Elk Lake heading southeast on The Beaten Path!
Intermediate

Elk Lake

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

Red Lodge, MT
Favorite On the trail
Intermediate

Lost Lake

10.7 mi 17.2 km 1,352' Up 412.01 m Up 1,351' Down 411.86 m Down

Red Lodge, MT
Favorite Get there in the morning and you'll get some great sunbeams through the trees!
Easy/Intermediate

Pine Creek Falls

2.6 mi 4.2 km 400' Up 121.77 m Up 399' Down 121.62 m Down

Livingston, MT

Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Hiking

  • 937 Miles 1,509 Kilometers of Trail
  • 9 Recommended Routes
  • 16 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 58 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 72 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness - 137

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16.3 mi 26.2 km #1East Rosebud Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Red Lodge, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Red Lodge, MT
26.5 mi 42.6 km #2West Fork Stillwater Trail #90
Intermediate/Difficult
Cooke City, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Cooke City, MT
1.4 mi 2.3 km #3Lake Mary Trail #1B
Difficult
Red Lodge, MT
Difficult
Red Lodge, MT
8.4 mi 13.6 km #4Mill Creek Pass
Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult
Livingston, MT
6.5 mi 10.4 km #5Elbow Lake Trail
Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult
Livingston, MT
24.8 mi 39.9 km #6Main Stillwater Trail #24
Intermediate
Cooke City, MT
Intermediate
Cooke City, MT
5.2 mi 8.4 km #7Pine Creek Trail #47
Difficult
Livingston, MT
Difficult
Livingston, MT
4.6 mi 7.4 km #8Timberline Trail #12
Intermediate
Red Lodge, MT
Intermediate
Red Lodge, MT
17.4 mi 28.0 km #9Hellroaring Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
Intermediate/Difficult
Tower Junction, WY
5.1 mi 8.3 km #10South Fork Deep Creek Trail #388
Intermediate/Difficult
Livingston, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
Livingston, MT

Photos of Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness - 69

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