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Cirque Trail

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 4.7 (6)

An awesome trail from Bridger Gondola to Rendezvous Mountain summit.


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Map Key

2.0

Miles

3.2

KM

Point to Point

10,388' 3,166 m

High

9,118' 2,779 m

Low

1,310' 399 m

Up

40' 12 m

Down

13%

Avg Grade (7°)

35%

Max Grade (19°)

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Features Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

No dogs allowed on the tram & check operating hours before embarking.

Description

Look for the start of the Cirque Trail on the south side of the Bridger Restaurants, and venture up the rocky and wildflower-covered Headwall before merging into the Cirque/Tensleep Bowl areas. Once into the Tensleep area, you'll be among sub-alpine forest and huge boulders. Looking up you'll also be just below the famous Corbet's Couloir ski run.

Continue past until you gain the east ridge, to just above the Sublette chairlift. Here, some scrambling is required, so use caution through this exposed area! The route/rocks are marked with red paint indicating the easiest path through this short section. Scramble up this craggy, knife-edged trail, until you arrive at the top of Corbet's Couloir! A few hundred feet more brings you to the top of the tram.

Cirque Trail is part of the Rendezvous Mountain Hillclimb, a classic trail race that goes down every August.

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Jason Smith

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  4.7 from 6 votes

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#117

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#5,993

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Photos

Looking down Corbet's Couloir near the top of the Cirque Trail
Jul 19, 2015 near Moose W…, WY
Looking into Grand Teton NP from the Jackson Hole Tram.
Jan 28, 2015 near Moose W…, WY
Above the E Ridge scramble / final stretch to the top of Rendezvous Mountain!
Aug 5, 2015 near Moose W…, WY
top of tram near end of Rendezvous Mountain Hillclimb
Jul 19, 2015 near Moose W…, WY
Looking across Rendezvous Bowl towards Cody Peak, near the top of the Cirque Trail
Jul 19, 2015 near Moose W…, WY
Jackson Hole and Snake River from Rendezvous Mountain.
Aug 24, 2020 near Moose W…, WY

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Aug 13, 2019
Anna Ortung
Part of rendezvous mountain summit 2mi
Aug 15, 2018
Brooks Tellekamp
2mi
Jul 28, 2017
Nina Sood