backpack: southern wind river range (wyoming)

A 5-day/ 4 night backpack from the lesser known Scab Creek entrance. Camping zones will range from the lower sage/ aspen hillsides to the subalpine areas. There will be opportunities for day hikes near the divide. One layover day. Expect to encounter relatively few people except for the Highline Trail section. Five hour drive to trailhead. At least one carcamp in U.S.F.S. camground (1st road travel day). Approximately 25 mile loop route ending at Boulder Lake. Previous backpacking experience at elevation required. WMC members are given preference to register up to August 8th (Trip minimum: 3 participants by the 8th- or trip subject to cancellation; Maximum: 8 participants). Non-members may register after the 8th, if space is still available. Registation deadline is August 15th.

Level:MOD
Miles:25.0
Vertical:3750'
Route:Loop
Pace:Moderate
Organizer:Michael Berry
Phone:801-583-4721
Date:Mon Aug 23 2010 — Sat Aug 28 2010
Meeting Place:Registration required

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