Backpacking Wyoming

Backpacking Wyoming


From Towering Granite Peaks to Steaming Geyser Basins

Backpacking Wyoming presents 28 carefully crafted backpacking trips to some of the most magnificent landscapes in the state, providing vital information, photographs, and trail maps.

Traverse 28 carefully crafted backpacking trips to some of the most magnificent landscapes in Wyoming.

A person could spend several lifetimes in Wyoming and barely scratch the surface of its wilderness areas and wide open spaces. Backpackers can find complete solitude and explore some of North America’s most amazing scenery—not to mention Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, the Beartooth and Bighorn mountains, and more.

Backpacking Wyoming details the premier backpacking opportunities in the Cowboy State. Award-winning author Douglas Lorain describes 28 trips (plus 9 bonues ones) with carefully crafted, field-tested itineraries, which range from two days to two weeks. Wander a geyser basin and wildflower-filled meadows. Explore the largest glaciers in the American Rockies, and admire the awesome peaks around Cirque of the Towers. Experience countless beautiful high-elevation lakes and abundant wildlife, including elk, pronghorns, bears, moose, and even wolves.

Inside you’ll find:

  • 28 top backpacking trips throughout the state
  • Comparative ratings for scenery, solitude, and difficulty
  • Trail mileage, elevation gain, and days on the trail
  • Highlights, trip itineraries, and more
  • 9 additional recommendations for backpacking trips

From hidden treasures to world famous destinations, these carefully chosen routes offer mountain scenery and colorful geologic marvels. No matter which trip you pick, you’ll find unforgettable adventure in some of America’s most spectacular backcountry.

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Weight 13.5 oz
Dimensions 6 × 9 in

Douglas Lorain



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Illustration Notes

B&W photos throughout, Maps throughout

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Wilderness Press


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