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Horse Ridge

Horse Ridge


Page Type: Route

Location: Wyoming, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 43.17560°N / 109.602°W

Object Title: Horse Ridge

Route Type: Hike/Scramble

Time Required: One to two days

Difficulty: Grade I Class 1-2

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Created/Edited: Jan 14, 2005 / Jan 14, 2005

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See 'Getting There' section for details.
Use the tribal packer for the Ink Wells trail from the Cold Springs trailhead.

Route Description

After 4 miles on the Ink Wells trail Scenic Pass, on the crest of Horse Ridge, is reached. From here the route is cross-country, up and down, along the mostly hikable but exposed (to wind and storm) and entirely above timberline crest of Horse Ridge. After about 10 miles the summit is reached.

Essential Gear

Overnight gear is likely needed as well as above timberline and off-trail gear. Snow will also be encountered.

Miscellaneous Info

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