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Navajo Knobs

Navajo Knobs is a high rocky outcropping along the Waterpocket Fold in Capitol Reef National Park. The trail starts by the Fremont River, taking the hiker past the very large Hickman Bridge and ultimately to a short scrambling route that…
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Almost-A-Dog Pass

Almost-A-Dog Pass is an extremely remote, trail-less pass only visited by the most hardy off trail hikers and mountaineers. Almost-A-Dog Pass basically sits atop the convergence of three valleys, the Blackfoot Glacier basin, Virgnia Creek valley and the Red Eagle…
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Angel’s Landing

  Angel’s Landing is arguably the best known hike in Zion National Park, a park full of legendary hikes. Although short in terms of distance, the elevation gain is substantial, as is the exposure to heights along “Walter’s Wiggles”, a…
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The Little Rockies

The Henry Mountains were the last mountain range to be explored and mapped in the lower 48 United States. These volcanic laccoliths rise nearly a mile above the immediate surrounding area which includes Capitol Reef National Park, Canyonlands National Park,…
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The Henrys

The Henry Mountains were the last mountain range to be explored and mapped in the lower 48 United States. These volcanic laccoliths rise nearly a mile above the immediate surrounding area which includes Capitol Reef National Park, Canyonlands National Park,…
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Two Medicine Lake

The term “Two Medicine” derives from a long-ago tale from Blackfeet lore, in which two bands of Blackfeet both unexpectedly selected the site and met at the outlet of Two Medicine Lake in their annual search for the location of…
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Stepchild Lake

Stepchild Lake is the unofficial name of this lake in the Two Medicine Region of Glacier. The name is a play on the names of officially named lakes such as Old Man Lake, Young Man Lake and Boy Lake. Stepchild…
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Rising Wolf Mountain

Rising Wolf is the largest peak in the Two Medicine area at 9,513 feet and dominates the scenery on the drive into Two Medicine. Rising Wolf was the Blackfeet given name for early frontiersman Hugh Monroe, who lived amongst the…
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Upper Two Medicine Lake

Upper Two Medicine Lake is a classic example of a glacial lake in the characteristic U-shaped valley. There is a backcountry campground at the foot of the lake, but traveling cross-country any further than that requires wading in its icy…
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Dawson-Pitamakan Loop

Dawson-Pitamakan is a hiker’s dream. Three mountain passes, several alpine lakes and a three mile stretch along the continental divide are the highlights of this epic trail. The circuit essentially circumnavigates enormous Rising Wolf Mountain and the matterhorn of Flinsch…
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