The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River Climber's Log

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BKiser90

BKiser90 - Apr 18, 2017 3:34 am

Point Sublime  Sucess!

Didn't see anyone on the South Rim trail east of Artists Point. Beautiful place. Loved the little Geyser Basin to the south of the South Rim trail.

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Dec 23, 2014 10:41 am Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2006

Love the Yellowstone!  Sucess!

Main trails are crowded but it's worth to see waterfalls.

Woodswalker

Woodswalker - Dec 28, 2013 5:51 am

Yellowstone's Grand Canyon  Sucess!

Beautiful area.

forgues9999

forgues9999 - Nov 12, 2013 4:59 pm Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2013

Great hike

along the south rim. Was my third time there, wish it was closer to home

Larry Laverty

Larry Laverty - Apr 8, 2013 12:57 am Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2006

North Rim  Sucess!

Another spot I've been returning to just about every year of my adult life. By now, I've traveled every possible route in and around the canyon and made up some of my own. It's a much more pleasurable experience during the off season, and a treat to see when draped with snow.

Fleshj27

Fleshj27 - Oct 7, 2012 7:43 pm Date Climbed: Oct 6, 2012

Pretty canyon  Sucess!

Hiked a couple of the Canyon trails...felt weird going DOWN, then up. Most of the trails were modestly crowded on a past-season weekend in October.

JLuthanen

JLuthanen - Jul 8, 2012 6:06 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2009

Worked in the park in 2010  Sucess!

First made a visit with my Uncle the year I moved to MT in 09. Hiked to the brink of the lower falls and about killed him on the switchbacks back to the top (was in trails condition and acclimated to elevation). Worked seasonally with a trails crew in 2010 all over the park, and got to check out the Uncle Tom's trail, the brink of the upper falls, and just about all other scenic overlooks in this area. Have revisited this area every year that I've lived here and look forward to it again this week with midwest friends

Gareth

Gareth - Apr 27, 2012 2:47 pm

Uncle Tom's Trail  Sucess!

I first made the Uncle Tom's Trail "hike" in the summer of 1992. I returned and did it again in the summer of 1996. Great views of the falls, and also far fewer people around.

wyomtman

wyomtman - Apr 25, 2012 2:38 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2007

Uncle Tom's  Sucess!

Hiked down with sisters family, great view from a different perspective!

utahjimk

utahjimk - Nov 25, 2011 12:10 pm Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2011

spectacular  Sucess!

hiked all the rim trails. Walked a short distance of Mt Washburn trail but all snow. If only one could avoid the Canyon crowds (in the fall?).

Boriss Andean

Boriss Andean - Jun 22, 2010 2:02 pm Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2006

Great hike!  Sucess!

Hiked Lower and Upper falls with Boris and Karina. We had a great time. So abear on the way black bear on the way back to camp.

ArankaP

ArankaP - Nov 27, 2009 4:11 pm

Lower and Upper Falls

Nice family hike.

kteichert

kteichert - Nov 12, 2009 12:54 pm Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2008

beautiful  Sucess!

Hiked 2 trails nearest the falls, and trail to viewpoint far from falls. Awesome.

mountaingazelle

mountaingazelle - Sep 15, 2009 8:55 pm Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2009

South & North Rim   Sucess!

My favorite was Uncle Tom’s Trail and the south rim trail to Artist Point. I also hiked the north rim to the Brink of the Lower Falls. There weren’t very many people there in the morning.

NavySeabee

NavySeabee - Jul 16, 2009 4:40 pm

Unbelievable  Sucess!

Several times in summer and winter to nearly every viewpoint. Jawdroppingly (word?) beautiful scenery. It doesn't grow old!

VermontMike

VermontMike - May 16, 2009 1:44 am

Uncle Tom's and Rim Trail  Sucess!

. . . but a lot of the rim trail was closed. Guess I'll have to go back!

Hotoven

Hotoven - Apr 20, 2009 1:06 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 1999

Very Many people but worth it  Sucess!

There was allot of people both time I went. It was an easy hike, and that's most likely why it was easy. It had great view of the waterfalls, and many many stairs that I raced my brother up!

silversummit

silversummit - Mar 29, 2009 10:01 am Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2005

Short hikes  Sucess!

It was extremely crowded so the only way to really see the falls or get away from the hordes of tourists at Yellowstone for that matter was to just hike for a mile or two. We did that on a number of trails for two days. It was not great weather though so I need to get back. This was my second time at Yellowstone - first was in 1966 as a teenager.

captainbuuda

captainbuuda - Oct 26, 2008 12:14 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2008

The views are surreal  Sucess!

I often had to marvel that the views I saw were in fact a part of the physical landscape and not a painting. Simply breathtaking from Artist Point and Tower Falls was gorgeous as well.

JDrake

JDrake - Jul 14, 2008 1:29 pm Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2005

Beautiful place  Sucess!

Love the Yellowstone!

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