Mount Washburn

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A very scenic hike in the wilds of Yellowstone NP. Two main trails leading to the summit, both of which see a lot of tourist traffic.

Elevation (feet): 10,243
Elevation (meters): 3,122
Continent: North America
Country: United States
State: Wyoming
Latitude: 44.7978
Longitude: -110.434
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug
Nearest major airport: Jackson Hole, WY

Trip Reports

There are 5 trip reports for Mount Washburn.

  • Log #18292 - by X on June 12, 20033.00 stars
    A great hike. Ascended via one trail, descended via another. Coming down on the Chittendon Trail, the members of my party had a minor encounter with a grizzly, who at first looked at us curiously,...
  • Log #20554 - by Jonathan Wong on Dec 24, 20063.00 stars
    The hike was excellent! There were many nationalities of people on the trip, including Japanese and German, beautiful wildflowers, and great views of the Yellowstone Canyon and the Teton Mountains....
  • Log #19670 - by Tim on Sep 27, 20063.00 stars
    I had not at this time stood on anything 10,000+ ft so this seemed like an easy way to get there - turns out it's a little too easy going. The views are pretty but not spectacular - Yellowstone is...
  • Log #21722 - by Ryan Meral on July 28, 20093.00 stars
    Easy all the way up to the fire station at the summit. Really nice. Great views. Some a bunch of Big Horned Sheep, a couple marmots and some pikas.
  • Log #22326 - by Parag Ahire on June 30, 20123.00 stars
    The best hike within Yellowstone National Park that provides awesome views in all directions. Grand Teton can be seen towards the south with the Yellowstone plateau and the Grand Canyon of the...