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Emmons Moraine

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1.0 Miles 1.6 Kilometers


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442' 135 m

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Descent

5,240' 1,597 m

High

4,798' 1,462 m

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8%

Avg Grade (5°)

38%

Max Grade (21°)

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

Brian Smith

Overview

Features: River/Creek — Views — Wildlife
Dogs: No Dogs

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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Aug 29, 2017
Mike McCarron
1mi
Aug 26, 2017
Hana Sexton
Trail was beautiful. Few trees to obstruct view. Can go beyond trail 1mi
Oct 9, 2016
Michael Arestad
Gets a bit tricky to navigate toward the end. Lots of overgrowth.
Jul 27, 2016
Joey Baker
There's no glacier, despite what the maps in the park indicate. Just a valley where a glacier used to be. 2mi — 9h 00m

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