Mount Washburn Climber's Log

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jakefrisbee - Mar 14, 2006 8:40 pm

Who hasn't done it?  Sucess!

I've been up Washburn several times as a tourist, park employee and general peak bagger.

Zac Finley

Zac Finley - Feb 25, 2006 9:43 pm

Glacier Boulder Route  Sucess!

Started my hike from the Glacier Boulder Trailhead in Canyon on a sunny July day, 2005. Nice views of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone from the north rim on the first mile. Passed by Washburn Hot Springs after 3 1/2 miles. After 5 miles the trail gains all of it elevation in the last 3 miles to the summit. Hiking up to the ridge was a real lung buster. Didn't see another hiker, which I enjoy, until I reached the lookout structure. After lunch on the tower, I hiked the 8 miles back to Canyon. Really nice, on the not often used trail. If you want to avoid the crowds on a long day hike up to Washburn, I'd recomend starting from the Glacire Boulder trailhead in Canyon.


b. - Feb 24, 2006 9:02 pm

Great for All Three  Sucess!

I've hiked this trail once, but skied it a couple of times. Once from the Canyon/Dunraven side, and once from Tower Junction. I've also skied the southern slopes along Dunraven Pass without summiting a few times. This is the place I made my first real telemark turn.


aiadvisors - Jan 30, 2006 9:52 pm

Date Climbed: summer 2004  Sucess!

I was there.


Livelife4Summits - Jan 6, 2006 2:10 am

Route Climbed: via the Road Date Climbed: June 2002, July 25th 2002  Sucess!

First time I did it with the crew that would define that year and the crew that became Grand Teton...and was our finest moment. 2nd time, I borrowed a bike from Charlie and rode it from Canyon to the trail and then kinda walked for the most part as it got steep on the road, hung around for a bit, was a little windy and then got on the bike and sped past all those families with kids walking up...what a thrill ride and a curvy ride too.


SawtoothSean - Jan 4, 2006 8:43 pm

Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: September 25, 1999  Sucess!

I figured I should do this since it's the tallest in the park. I was hoping to see a Grizzly, but no luck. Incredibly easy with nice views

Joerg Marretsch

Joerg Marretsch - Nov 11, 2005 1:57 pm

Route Climbed: North trail Date Climbed: 18 Sepotember 2004  Sucess!

Very stormy, but we reach the summit. Back at the car and drive to the north we have the adventure of Yellowstone wildlife: 3 black bears an one grizzly in one hour!


jennakate - Oct 15, 2005 11:44 am

Route Climbed: The road Date Climbed: July 1995  Sucess!

I remember this was very first summit hiking as a child. I recall thinking hiking on a road was odd, but the view was absolutely spectacular!


cwoods17 - Aug 30, 2005 12:05 am

Date Climbed: July 2003  Sucess!

Trail was still knee high with snow, but passable. Great views.

Nate Miller

Nate Miller - Jul 23, 2005 12:28 am

Route Climbed: Road Date Climbed: Fall 2003  Sucess!

It was a lot of fun visiting with the lookout volunteers upon reaching the summit. Bring a lunch (and a bottle of wine..) and some optics to watch for wildlife.

skibum7732 - Dec 19, 2004 7:45 pm

Route Climbed: Road Date Climbed: August 2003  Sucess!

Easy hike, great views.


AaronRockClimber - Dec 11, 2004 7:33 pm

Route Climbed: Washburn Summit Trail from Canyon Date Climbed: June 23 2004  Sucess!

Hiked from the "Grand Canyon of Yellowstone" up to Mt Washburn. Total trail distance of about 18 miles. The top still had some snow on it. To my knowledge we were the only people on the trail that day, although some others took the short trail to the summit.


csmcgranahan - Oct 31, 2004 3:33 pm

Route Climbed: From Dunraven Pass Date Climbed: Early August, 2001  Sucess!

Beautiful, if busy, hike from the Grand Loop Road in Yellowstone National Park. From the trail you can see Yellowstone Canyon and if you know where to look, the Tetons to the south.


mikethehiker - Sep 8, 2004 9:37 pm

Route Climbed: normal Date Climbed: august 2001  Sucess!

easy hike with a gorgeous view at the top.


cp0915 - Feb 18, 2004 10:24 am

Route Climbed: Up one trail; down the other Date Climbed: Aug 2001  Sucess!

Good hike. We ran into a grizzly on the trail on the way down. No harm done - we saw him first, he saw us...then he ran.


fox5659 - Aug 17, 2003 6:57 pm

Route Climbed: From Dunraven Pass Date Climbed: 8/13/2003  Sucess!

Nice views - easy walk.


gato - Jul 18, 2003 8:53 am

Route Climbed: Road Date Climbed: August 2001  Sucess!

Great panorama from the top! Didn't see any wildlife that day, but I've seen grizzlies right at the pass and on the northern side of the peak since. Keep a keen eye out for bears when hiking this peak.


mtndave - Oct 22, 2002 7:58 pm

Route Climbed: The Road Date Climbed: July 31,02  Sucess!

Awesome easy hike with great views all directions . My 12 yo daughters first 10K peak ...saw a herd of mountain goats. Enjoyed the lookout tower since the winds were constantly blowing 50 + mph . Theres a summit register inside , note how many people from all over the world visit Yellowstone and hike this peak .


darinchadwick - Oct 17, 2002 11:34 am

Route Climbed: THE ROAD Date Climbed: July 1999  Sucess!

Next time I'll ski up it in winter, or Mtn. bike it in the summer. Still, the views are sublime, and help one orient to the whole Yellowstone/Teton area. But an even better hike is Avalanche peak, just outside the park boundary.

Jerry L

Jerry L - Aug 17, 2002 4:58 am

Route Climbed: South Route Date Climbed: August 13, 2002  Sucess!

Easy hike.

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