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ADK Anteater Loop
~22.75 miles. New York. 5 days, 4 nights. Can turn into a 3 day, 2 night trip by camping at Camp Bravo on day 1 (9.62 mi) and at Camp Delta on day 2 (8.45 mi).
0-15 ft topo
Red = 0' above sea level,
Orange = 5',
Yellow = 10',
Green = 15',
Velvet Rocks and Moose
Moose and Holt's Ledge
02 :: So Sierra South of HWY 178
(10)*(17) Lightner Pk, Bald Eagle Pk, Nicolls Pk, Onyx Pk #2, Pinyon Pk, Scodie Mtn, Piute Lookout, Sorrell Pk, Mayan Pk, Butterbredt Pk, Cross Mtn, Chuckwalla Mtn, Heald Pk, Black Mtn #6, Red Mtn, Skinner Pk, Weldon Pk
Ski Lodge to Trapper John
Holt's Ledge Day HIke
Smarts Saddle Dayhike
04 :: So Kern County W Hwy 5
(3)*(9) Brush Mtn, San Emigdio Mtn, Eagle Rest Pk, Antimony Pk, Tecuya Mtn, Cerro Noroeste, Grouse Mtn, Sawmill Mtn, Mt Pinos
Zealand and Bondcliff
06 :: Santa Barbara County
(2)*(12)S(15) Peak Mtn, McPherson Pk , Fox Mtn # 1, Cuyama Pk (LO), Lizard Head, McKinley Mtn, Santa Cruz Pk, San Rafael Mtn, West Big Pine, Big Pine Mtn, Samon Pk, Madulce Pk, Hildreth Pk, Monte Arido, Old Man Mtn
07 :: Ventura County
(3)*(18) Frazier Mtn (LO), Lockwood Pk, San Guillermo Mtn, Reyes Pk, Thorn Point (LO), San Rafael Pk, Alamo Mtn, McDonald Pk, Sewart Mtn, Snowy Pk, Black Mtn #2, White Mtn #2, Cobblestone Mtn, Chief Pk, Hines Pk, Haddock Mtn, Topatopa Bluff, Beartrap Bluff
07.06.2021 Baldy Mountain
Nice drive from Sandpoint to the Baldy Mountain radio complex.
Road is in pretty bad shape, but drivable.
10 :: Pacifico Mtn Area
(10)*(10) Mount Emma, Old Mount Emma, Pacifico Mountain, Bare Mountain, Granite Mountain #1, Rabbit Peak #1, Iron Mountain #3, Round Top, Mount Hillyer, Cole Point
10 MI 188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206
This is starting at penny. head out on 16 to 14 to 15, take 15 all the way to 21, then to 42 then up 19 (or you can go up 20) then back to 16. Some climbs, some descends, mostly narrow but not 100% single track
10 mile run
Massanutten West Trail Run Saturday, October 17th, 2015
10-Mile Day Hike Options
Bridge to nowhere is first choice. After pre-hike if it looks too challenging for the troop, Devils Canyon Dam Truck trail would be the alternate.
101.2 miles of the PCT
This sizeable chunk of the Pacific Crest Trail will be done in 8 days. Blue markers indicate water refills although that might change as the water reports change.
10th 138 am
re align final route to blue lines as much as possible.
12 :: Mount Wilson Area
(7)#(7) :: Mount Deception, Mount Disappointment, San Gabriel Peak, Mount Markham, Mount Lowe, Occidental Peak, Mount Wilson
12 Day Stanislaus Bell Meadows CE
2 Crews- 12 Days
CS @ Gianelli Cabin TH (with a Day 2 shuttle to Crabtree TH for Crew B)
BC RS @ Emigrant Lake
CE @ Bell Meadow TH
Crew A is red. Crew B is blue.
12 Day Stanislaus Kennedy Meadows CE
2 Crews- 12 Days
CS @ Gianelli Cabin TH (with a Day 2 shuttle to Crabtree TH for Crew B)
BC RS @ Emigrant Lake
CE @ Kennedy Meadows Resort
Crew A is red. Crew B is blue.
mcgee loop - red slate, izaac waltz, red & white mt
13 :: North of Angeles Crest Hwy 2
(8)*(10) Winston Pk, Mt Akawie, Pleasant View Ridge, Will Thrall Pk, Pallett Mtn, Mt Williamson, Mt. Lewis, Pinyon Ridge, Winston Ridge, Goodykoontz Pk
Excellent swimming hole / overnight hike / very cold water
Connecticut Flatwater Kayaking
14er Access off of the Colorado Trail
Descriptions of the routes and more information can be found here: https://justinsimoni.com/2018/11/10/how-to-access-every-14er-off-the-colorado-trail-caltopo-map-included/
15 :: San Gabriel Valley
(2)*(6) Monrovia Peak, Smith Mountain, Rattlesnake Peak, Iron Mountain #1, Lookout Mountain #2, Sunset Peak
152 Final Project
Aid in new drainage design for this region of Valley Glen, LA, CA (class project UCLA)
16 Day JMT with 2 resupply at reds and Muir Trail Ranch.
16m Arcadia Loop
16 mile loop that includes the breakheart and mt Tom trails in creating a loop around most of Arcadia.
17 :: Cucamonga Peak Area
(5)*(8) Sugarloaf Peak, Ontario Peak, Bighorn Peak, Timber Mountain, Cucamonga Peak, Etiwanda Peak, Buck Point, San Sevaine Lookout
Androscoggin Whitewater Kayaking
19 :: Lake Arrowhead
(7)#(7)S(7) Cleghorn Mountain - Cajon Mountain - Sugarpine Mountain - Monument Peak #2 - The Pinnacles - Mount Marie Louise - Bailey Peak
1970 Yosemite High Sierra Camp Loop
60+ mile backpack loop trip in 1970 between Tuolumne Meadows and Glacier Point. Photos are on my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/stevezappe/media_set?set=a.10222265605205615&type=3
1987-01 Grand Canyon backpacking
Four-day / three-night 34-mile backpack trip
Day 1: Bright Angel Trail from rim down to and across Colorado River; camped at Bright Angel Campground (adjacent to Phantom Ranch)
Day 2: South Kaibab Trail to Tonto Trail Junction; then followed Tonto Trail west past junction with Bright Angel Trail; camped along Tonto Trail
Day 3: Continued on Tonto Trail; camped at Monument Creek
Day 4: Continued on Tonto Trail to Hermit Trail up to rim at Hermits Rest
1990-10 Adirondack backpacking
did same trip in October 1990 and September 1996: Keene Valley's Garden trailhead about 3.5 miles to camping at junction of Wolfjaw Trail and Woodsfall Trail. Then with day packs hiked 6.5 mile loop going over Upper Wolfjaw, Armstrong, and Gothics with return to camp via Woodsfall Trail. Hiked same way out on third day.
Possibly a good route for a day out of AV territory.
The great 20/20 challenge - 2 days 20 miles each on the PCT in the Jefferson wilderness.
2015 - RMNP Sept 7th thru 9th
This 2.5 day route takes us to some of the most remote lakes in the park as well as Longs Peak, the highest peak in RMNP.
Trail Rides from the 4 day of the 2016 DMC Strawberry Patch Camp
2016 Granite Peak
Granite Peak SW approach, coming back down via Fossil lake and the beaten path.
2016 Iceland Lake Attempt
Kennedy Meadows to Lower & Upper Relief Valley. Upper Relief Valley to Granite Basin to Sheep Camp and back to Kennedy Meadows.
2016 Wapta Traverse
Map of Wapta traverse, from GPX file here http://hilerun.org/tsc/ski/wapta/route.html
2016 West Eagle Loop hike
Troop 248 Catherine Creek hike with David Curran, Jeromy and Bennett Markwort, and John and Matt Price.
2017 Graduation Trip: Pecos to Truchas
Proposed Date: 5 days
Total Length:32.81-33.62 miles
Total Elevation gain and loss without peak bagging:~+6200 feet,-5700 feet
Total Elevation while peak bagging:~±5800
Total elevation gain and loss:~+12000,-11500
2017 High Adventure Backpack
This was the route we took on our Summer 2017 Backpacking Trip through the Sierra's out of Lodgepole in the Sequoia National Park. We went through Sequoia, and Kings National Parks, as well as the Sequoia National Forest.
2017 Indian Heaven
Length: 15.0 mi
Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft
High Point: 5,100 ft
2017 Kachess Ridge
Length: 13.0 mi
Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft
High Point: 4,600 ft
2017 Navaho Pass
2017 Spring Fling
Green 9.9 mi
Arrow 13.6 mi
Water Troughs only on trail during Spring Fling Endurance Rides
2017 Summerland & Panhandle Gap
Length: 8.5 mi
Elevation Gain: 2,100 ft
High Point: 5,900 ft
2017 Warner Mountains
Climbed Squaw Peak, Warren Peak, Eagle Peak, Emerson Peak, Bearcamp Mountain, Peak 7942
2017-03-19 Mount Tammany
hiked 3.8 miles with micro spikes up Mount Tammany, Red Dot Trail up, Blue Trail down; Worthington State Forest and Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
2017-05-29 Passaic River paddling
put-in Chatham (Shepard Kollock Park, 16 Henderson Rd - off Parrott Mill Rd); take-out Livingston, Route 510 / South Orange Ave access
2017-07 Colorado Trip
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park (South Rim)
Four-Pass Loop, Maroon Bells - Snowmass Wilderness, White River National Forest
Mount Elbert, Saint Isabel National Forest
Longs Park, Rocky Mountain National Park
2017-10-21 and 22 Upper Delaware River trip
October 21-22, 2017 canoe/kayak trip Upper Delaware River
put-in: Highlands Access, NY; take-out: West End Park, Port Jervis, NY
camping: Buckhorn Natural Area, Delaware State Forest, PA
11.5 miles paddling day-one; 8.6 miles paddling day-two
Also, 5 mile hike to Stairway Falls and Stairway Lake
Mapping out a route on the Georgia Loop for use as the New Zealand Expeditions long training trip.
DRT info from <https://www.whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/8770-Trail-Guide-to-Duncan-Ridge-Trail-and-other-stuff>
2018 Emigrant Lake Tour
60 Miles in 13 days/12 nights including one layover day at Iceland Lake/Granite Dome & Hyatt Lake. This loop could be shortened by both days and miles.
Entered left most TH near Slalom Course. Took Epping Forest Ext, right on Bones up to, left on Tree Beard to, right on VHT to, left on Owl's Maze to, right on SSW to, right on Stormy to, left on Ziggy to where The Den meets it, but we followed field edge, then turned left across smaller field, heading for A-train, but took Gravel Pit road back.
2018-08 OH-KY-WV trip
Ohio: Hocking Hills State Park; Kentucky: Red River Gorge, Daniel Boone National Forest and Natural Bridge State Park; West Virginia: New River Gorge National River, Greenbrier River Trail, Seneca Rocks Trail, Cathedral State Park
2018-10-20 Delaware River paddling
Delaware River paddling trip October 20-21, 2018 in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area; Put-In: Dingmans Access; Camping: Peters (Walpack Bend) site #56; Take-Out: Smithfield Beach; 21 miles
2018-12-04 Gaurdsmen Pass
**PRACTICE** route making for U of U PRTS 2007-001 Avalanche Level 1 starting at Gaurdsmen Pass Road gate.
Utah Avy forecast link
2019 mount rumble
The route finding is pretty obvious almost to the summit ridge. From Bombardment, you'll see a 45 degree gully cutting up Rumble's SW face. This is your route. Slog your way up this endless rock chute, stopping to examine or attempt some of the rowdy V0/V1 boulders along the way. You'll eventually approach an obvious notch to your left, just below the ridge. Walk directly up to it, then take a ledge to your right. This route bypasses some fun but unnecessary 3rd to 4th class scrambling up cliff bands. Gain the ridge and hit all the high points, because who knows if the summit register is in the right place. Bask in the glory of the shimmering ocean to the west and colossal glaciers to the east.
Coming back over Bombardment was the real test. I was totally worked by the second time I came over! And this time I opted to descend the scree further toward Pleasant instead of chop more steps. Good idea. I now know that most people use a far easier and sneakier way around the rock glacier... Next time!
2019-06-14 12 Peaks Above 6K
(Balsam Corner), Big Cataloochee, (Big Butt),
Luftee Knob, (Thermo Knob), Mt. Yonaguska, Tricorner Knob
(Mt. Hardison), (Marks Knob)
Mt. Sequoyah, Mt Chapman
Mt Guyot, Old Black
2019-07-04 to 07 Adirondack trip
(1) biking Warren County bike path from Lake George; (2) camping at Putnam Pond Campground and hiking in Pharaoh Lakes Wilderness; (3) canoeing Long Pond and Raquette river
2019.8 Philmont Scout Ranch Starter
Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico. Revised August 12, 2019. Got more accurate Ute Park Fire Zone info from PSR GIS data. Used combined data from PSR GIS file, PhilTrek.com 2019 new camps (using revisions posted 3/12/2019), and Open Street Map data. Pre-2019 locations are from PSR GIS data. Camps where PSR GIS and Open Street Map data differ by 1000 feet or more have markers for OSM as well. Additional mountain peaks of interest are marked (arbitrarily) from OSM data.
2020 Bear 100
Adapted from Phil Clark's version - https://caltopo.com/m/S4EQ.
2020 Mountain Mist
Major Changes from previous Mountain Mist Courses:
1. Removal of Warpath-Power Lines-Flat Rock-Goat Hill
2. Addition of Oak Park Loop
3. Addition of Red Gate Loop
biking on Patriots Path from Central Park in Whippany to Surprise Lake in Lewis Morris Park
2020-07-27-Wesley Hill Preserve
Heavy infestation of gypsy moths laying eggs on hemlocks on the south side of the gorge between where the red trail crosses the gorge at the cabin and the green mark.
2020-09 Maine Trip
(1) Gulf Hagas; (2) Baxter State Park; (3) Acadia National Park; (4) Camden Hills State Park
New Fork Lakes > Rainbow Lake > Palmer Lake > Summit Lake > Vista Pass > Cube Rock Pass > Dale Lake > Knapsack Col > Titcomb Basin > Island Lake > Jean Lake > Upper Jean Lake > Elbow Lake > Summit Lake > Borum Lake > Heart Lake > Dean Lake > Palmer Lake > Palmer Canyon > New Fork Canyon > New Fork Lakes
paddled from Carteret Waterfront Park in Arthur Kill to Ship Graveyard and also loop in Great Kills - Little Great Kills
2020.10 - Split Mountain via Birch Lake & Mather Pass
An alternate approach to Split Mountain, in spite of the 2020 season closure of the Taboose Pass & Red Lake trails.
Trip Table & Notes:
Plotted by Ryan B. Lynch <email@example.com> from a combination of other people's shared routes and my own ideas. Follow this map & route at your own risk. Feel free to reach out with questions or comments :-D
2020.2 Philmont Scout Ranch Starter
Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico. Revised by Gerald Hinkle March 3, 2020. Contains camps, peaks, and boundaries (including 2018 Ute Fire Burn Zone). Got more accurate Ute Park Fire Zone info from 2019 edition of the official PSR GIS data. Used combined data from PSR GIS file, 2020 new camps listed on PhilTrek.com as of 2/20/20 are being added. PhilTrek.com 2019 new camps (using revisions posted 3/12/2019), and Open Street Map data. Pre-2019 locations are from PSR GIS data. Camps where PSR GIS and Open Street Map data differ by 1000 feet or more have markers for OSM as well. Additional mountain peaks of interest are marked (arbitrarily) from OSM data. For planning use - always consult Philmont-printed maps for final navigation.
Planning map for laborday backpacking trip in idaho. Eagle Cap Wilderness, Sawtooth Wilderness, White Cloud, etc
Planning map for circumnavigation of Mount Rainier following the Wonderland Trail as well as the potential of going to the high camps (Camp Schurman, Camp Muir)
Green Lake Trailhead to Return Lake
CACTUS TO CLOUDS, DIDN'T MAKE IT TO THE PEAK DUE TO SNOW PACK AND LATE START
2021 Crested Butte Ultra 55k
As downloaded from https://www.madmooseevents.com/crested-butte-ultra-course-maps on 2021-08-31
I am not affiliated with the race or race director.
Places Carsten (and sometimes Tessa and Cosmo) visit during 2021 hiking season.
2021 FLUT110K Fatass
2021 FLUT110K Fatass (odd year=counterclockwise)
2021 TRT100, WNC->SVP->RH->WNC
2021 TRT100M, Training Route...
Western Nevada College ->
Kick Ash WAS ->
Snow Valley Peak AS ->
Hobart AS ->
Red House AS ->
Pipeline WS ->
Western Nevada College
2021 xwa v2
2021 XWA Grand Depart V2 with Colluckum alternate
2021-07-02| Mount Olympus
3 days Mount Olympus climb. 2-4th of July 2021. Clear, sunny, hot weather. Added some adventures / exploration of the Terminal Moraine on day 2.
2021-07-06 -- Marble Mountain Wilderness
4 day hike in the Marble Mountain Wilderness -- Red Rock Trail (#5538) to PCT to Wooley Creek Trail to Bridge Creek to Haypress Trail to Sky High Valley to Canyon Creek Trail (#5532)
2021-07-13 -- Trinity Alps Wilderness
4 day hike in the Trinity Alps Wilderness -- Granite Lake Trail to Stoney Ridge Trail (#9W21) to Red Mountain Saddle; return via Four Lakes Loop to Bear Basin Trail to Swift Creek Trail (#8W15)
2021-07-17| Mt Rainier via Emmons-Winthrop
2 days, 1 night climb of Mt Rainier via the Emmons-Winthrop route.
17-18 July 2021.
Spent the night in Camp Schurman.
Decent weather, very strong wind on the summit. Route is thawing out, but still OK.
2021-07-20 -- Sequoia NP
Three night backpacking trip in Sequoia Nat Park -- Alta Trail to the Tablelands, returning via the High Sierra Trail
2021-07-24| Mt Shuksan with NP via Sulphide Glacier
2 days, 1 night summit of Mt Shuksan via the Sulphide Glacier.
24-25 July 2021.
Great weather, good fun. Very large group with some inexperienced people, so took a bunch of time on the Summit Pyramid.
Took a slightly roundabout way via the West Gully while climbing up the Summit Pyramid climb, to avoid congestion. Took the main gully while rappelling down.
2021-07-25 -- Sequoia NP
Four night backpacking trip in Sequoia Nat Park -- High Sierra Trail to Kaweah Gap, loop through Big Arroyo Trail and Black Rock Pass, returning via Redwood Meadow
Level s@ Huntington(4 miles upstream from START): https://waterdata.usgs.gov/monitoring-location/03323500/#parameterCode=00065&period=P7D
Levels @ Wabash(2 miles downstream from END): https://waterdata.usgs.gov/monitoring-location/03325000/#parameterCode=00065&period=P7D
Planning map for weekend of Feb 5th, including the Olympics, cascade river road.
20mi beach pond loop
Beach Pond to Deep Pond to Long Pond back to Green Falls Pond back to Beach Pond.
23 :: East of Big Bear Lake
(8)*(10) Bighorn Mountains - Granite Peaks - Tip Top Mountain - Mineral Mountain - Meeks Mountain - Black Mountain #4 - Onyx Peak #1 - Three Sisters - Chaparrosa Peak - Wysup Peak
25 :: Yucipa Ridge Area
(0)*(7) Allen Pk -- Birch Mtn -- Cedar Mtn -- Wilshire Pk -- Wilshire Mtn -- Little San Gorgonio Pk -- Galena Pk
26 :: Little San Bernardino Mountains
(8)*(10) Eureka Peak, Quail Mountain, Queen Mountain, Ryan Mountain, Mount Inspiration, Lost Horse Mountain, Little Berdoo Peak, Bernard Peak, Warren Point, Mount Minerva Hoyt
26 to Dead Horse
This area is from Highway 26 in Gooding County to the Dead Horse and Tea Kettle Caves, roughly 14 Miles round trip.
27 :: San Jacinto Area
(5)*(10) Indian Mountain -- Black Mountain #1 (LO) -- Castle Rocks -- Folly Peak -- San Jacinto Peak -- Cornell Peak -- Jean Peak -- Marion Mountain -- Suicide Rock -- Drury Peak
28 :: Desert Divide
(1)*(4)S(16) Lily Rock -- Tahquitz Peak -- Red Tahquitz (S) -- Southwell Peak (S) -- Antsell Rock (S) -- Apache Peak (S) -- Spitler Peak -- Palm View Peak -- Cone Peak -- Pyramid Peak -- Pine Mountain #2 -- Lion Peak -- Butterfly Peak -- Rock Point -- Ken Point -- Sam Fink Peak (S)
29 :: South of Hwy 74
(2)*(5) Rouse Hill, Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla Mountain, Thomas Mountain, Lookout Mountain #1
From Devil's Courthouse to Black Balsam along the MST and Art Loeb. Then to Sam's Knob and back to DC
3 Peaks Challenge
Park at Rainy TH and go Golden Horn -> Tower -> Black Peak. One big figure-8
3 Sisters Loop 2018
My planned hike around the Three Sisters in Central Oregon over three days, with a stop at Eileen Lake to scout the fire damage in Linton Meadows
30 :: Santa Rosa Mtn
(7)*(8) Asbestos Mountain, Sheep Mountain, Martinez Mountain, Santa Rosa Mountain, Toro Peak, Rabbit Peak #2, Villager Peak, Rosa Point
36 mile loop
Loop for 0 carbon trip? Bike from Seattle to Rainer, loop, bike back.
4 Mi Loop
Nice 4 mile hike along the Ragged Mountain Trail (western section) and 5 Brooks Trail (Easter Section)
1.8 miles for the extra
~197 miles total (8.81mi + 187.41mi loop). New York. 15 days, 14 nights. Day 1 is a day hike of Esther and Whiteface Mountains, Then drive to Rooster Comb Trailhead and either camp there or sleep in the car in order to enable an early start and parking in the trailhead (for the next 14 days haha). Might be a good idea to leave a note on dashboard since we will be parked for so long.
Make sure to photograph every summit, view or not so upon completion we can register and become members of the ADK 46er club!
Diamond Peaks Day Hike
Kinsman and Moosilauke
4C National Recreation Trail
Topographical map of the 4C National Recreation Trail in the Davy Crockett National Forest (Texas). The trail is roughly 20mi long and is one of the only few long-distance hiking trails in TX. It begins in Ratcliff, TX and ends at the Neches Bluff Overlook campground in Grapeland, TX. There are 2 hunting camps and 1 primitive camp (which includes tent pads, a central fire ring, a water cache, and a 12-person wooden lean-to shelter) along the trail.
4S04 Miami Creek Headwaters
Hiking along the Miami Motorcycle Trails in the Sierra National Forest, searching for old roads and buildings from the 1883 topographic map in the Miami Creek Headwaters area.
5 Springs w/ Mtns
Mostly TRACK trail system w/ some Forest road, Dbl track & a little Elk trail. GPX track a must for this route
This is my planned backpacking trip for summer 2015.
Optional Hike to Morton Horse Farm
5040 Nahmint Traverse
Day 1 hike to camp on 5040 saddle via NW Ridge. Day 2 complete Nahmint Traverse from 5040 and return. Day 3 hike back out via NW Ridge.
Blueberry and Wachipauka
6 Peak Challenge
Bear Mtn, Bill Williams, Humphreys Pk, Kendrick, Mt. Elden, Wilson Mtn
6-Pack of Peaks
Data pulled from this website: https://socalhiker.net/a-six-pack-of-peaks/
6N32 to 7N23
Historic trail connection between Fish Creek Narrows and Burnt Peak
Kayak trip starting at Joe Thompson Cabin
721 + 724
Nunnemacher -- Cabin Camping Yoga and Meditation
John Rand Cabin Camping
Tunnel Brook Day Hike
Dayhikes to waterfalls
Alder Brook Photography
Diamond Peaks Dayhike
Hand on the Rock Dayhike
7985 from 118-1 parking.
Happy Hill and Velvet Rocks
8 Day Stanislaus
2 Crews- 8 Days
CS @ Gianelli Cabin TH (with a Day 2 shuttle to Crabtree TH for Crew B)
CE @ Bell Meadow TH
Crew A is red. Crew B is blue.
9 Peak Challenge
9 peaks across Southern California and back to starting trailhead.
Possible Route for Nine Peaks Award
9 peaks no shuffle
Wanted to figure out a way to do the 9 peaks challenge without having to car shuffle - here it is.
35 mile round trip running trail in Santa Barbara. One way shuttle hike!
Golf Course Disc Golf
Exploring the Upper Valley
[Colorado][Sangre de Cristo] Cottonwood Peaks
Loop route for Cottonwood Peak (13,588'), Point 13,123, Thirsty Peak (13,213'), Lakes Peak (13,375'), Electric Peak (13,598'), and Mount Niedhardt (12,844') in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of Colorado.
[Colorado][Sawatch Range] Sayres Benchmak, Point 13460 B, 13,300 F, 12,601
Based on Sayres Benchmark, Grand Central couloir GPX. Bags Sayres via Grand Central (could also be done via X-Rated), over to Point 13,460 B, Point 13,300 F, and Point 12,601 before returning to the trailhead.
a wasatch loop
~36 miles, from Mill D TH. Day 2 can be abbreviated if inclined. North Flagstaff is off trail approach to the summit.
AA6XA (KB1KXL) SOTA
All of the summits on the air peaks I've activated. See my blog longgreentunnel.blogspot.com for trip reports.
Abajo Bothy Wagon
this is a best guess at the 2019 Abajo Bothy Wagon location and route. I have not done this route yet.
Oregon - Umpqua National Forest - Rogue-Umpqua Divide Wilderness
Acadia day hike- Bald Peak, Parkman mtn, Gilmore peak, Sargeant Mtn, Cedar Swamp mtn. (Supposedly there is wreckage from a plane crash somewhere on the southern side of Cedar Swamp Mtn... I was not able to find it, but I hope you give it a shot). Try adding a big loop down the East side of Sargeant, around Jordan Lake or up Pemetic, then coming back to Cedar Swamp from Jordan Ridge or Jordan Cliffs trail if you want more mileage.
Covering 42 named peaks from Seal Harbor to the Village Green in Bar Harbor
Dark Canyon Trip 2016
Adamant Range Mountain Resort
ARMR is a theoretical European-style ski resort in the pristine Selkirk Mountains of British Columbia. A brief description can be found below. For more information, please visit the Adamant Resort website!
The Canadian Rockies hold some of the best potential worldwide for the ultimate mountain resort based on geography and weather. After surveying mountains all over the continent (and the world) using topographical/slope steepness data and extrapolated precipitation patterns, this location was decided upon for its vertical drop, slope aspect (skiable slopes mostly face north instead of south), projected snowfall totals and snow quality, varied terrain, and natural beauty. The development is modeled after resorts like France's Les Trois Vallees, Italy's Via Lattea, and Austria's Kitzbuhel (KitzSki). Ski resorts like these, which feature many villages interconnected by expansive ski lift and trail systems, are virtually unheard of in North America (Utah's One Wasatch concept would be the first if it ever garners approval).
The proposed plan includes two large mountain villages (Everly and Loganville) and nine satellite villages; all eleven establishments are accessible by public transportation. The towns will encompass lodging, shops and eateries. All downtown areas are designed to be vehicle-free (in similar fashion to Zermatt) to add to the small-town ambiance and prevent congestion, but will have local transportation in the form of cable cars and buses to help move visitors around. Only full-time residents of the area will be allowed to have vehicles at all; vacationers will need to leave their vehicles in the parking lot in Donald and take the train (or arrive by plane or boat). A system of trains and trucks will move personal items between villages while patients ski during the day for those who are changing lodging accommodations. Some villages will have direct ski-in/ski-out access, and feature trails that weave right between the buildings. Small neighborhoods of custom homes will be available for permanent residents outside of each town and around the region based on demand. All buildings must meet pre-established architectural standards, and neighborhoods will be modeled after private communities like Martis Camp in California's Lake Tahoe region, The Colony in Park City, and Montana's Yellowstone Club. Each town will have a central architectural theme that models different areas of the world of skiing. The town of Everly will include a small college and a local hospital. Night-skiing will be available on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays above the town of Everly on the Northeast aspect of Tabernacle Mountain. A scattering of luxury hotels and lodges can be found throughout the area, some of which are only accessible by ski lifts or helicopters. The resort will also feature a few golf courses. Two trams transport sightseers to the peaks of Adamant Mountain (10,974') and Mount Sir Sandford (11,545') for extraordinary views of the resort and surrounding mountain wilderness. Design and construction of all infrastructure, buildings, and ski lifts will be done in the spirit of environmental conservation to minimize impact, and the resort will develop renewable energy sources to work toward a zero net-energy presence.
Three large subranges of the Selkirks will be involved in the ski lift infrastructure. A sizable portion of the area is covered by snow year-round. Based on data collected for nearby Valemount Glaciers Resort, natural snowfall should easily be able to cover areas above 4,000'. Similarly, CMH's Adamant Lodge (which sits at an elevation of approximately 3,000') usually has adequate powder for winter activities. Artificial snowmaking will be used to cover slopes along Kinbasket Lake (where the lowest elevations can be found) when needed. Due to the sheer size of the resort, entire areas can be closed when snow coverage is spotty without really affecting the overall availability and diversity of terrain. The lift system was designed to add as much skiable area as possible. British Columbia is known for its glades skiing, and many forests will be left untouched (apart from lift construction) for those seeking a more natural experience. In addition, private cat-skiing will be available to guests who desire it; areas that are not lift-served will be open to these types of operations. A ski school will be located just outside of Kirkwood (Red Carpet and Snoopy's Park lifts) for beginners. Terrain parks are scattered throughout, including an area above Everly which will be open for night-skiing and competitions.
The region will become a tourist hotspot similar to nearby Revelstoke during the Summer, with activities such as mountain biking, hiking/backpacking, and boating on Kinbasket Lake. Backcountry and traditional camping will be available as well. Summer glacier skiing will be available in the Forbes Glacier Bowl above Vallee de la Cascade.
ARMR is far larger than any existing resort on Earth and includes a vertical drop that tops all but Chamonix. Relevant statistics for the entire establishment can be found below:
-Lift-Served Vertical = 9,002' [Cloud 9 Tram (11,496'), Sullivan Line (2,494')]
-Total Number of Lifts = 175
-Total Length of Lifts = 222.61 miles
Statistics regarding the ski area itself:
-Total Skiable Area (Approximate) = 161.22 square miles
-Lift-Served Vertical (Skiable) = 8,021' [Pioneer Lift (10,515'), Sullivan Line (2,494')]
-Largest Continuous Skiable Vertical = 7,930' [top of Pioneer Lift (10,515') to Down The Hatch to Newton's Theory to Corner Pocket to Valley Forge to Meadows to base of Swan Bay Connector (2,585')]
-Total Number of Ski Lifts = 171
-Total Length of Ski Lifts = 219.547 miles
-Total Vertical of Ski Lifts = 357,811 feet
-Total Number of Trails = 1,018
-Total Length of Trails = 1,021.556 miles
-Total Vertical of Trails = 1,244,714'
-Total Area of Inbound Glades = 8,171 acres
-Total Length of Night-Skiing Trails = 22.0 miles
-Total Length of Summer Glacier Skiing Trails = 9.89 miles
Projected costs for a project like this are immense, and the combination of lack of funding, government roadblocks, and competition from established resorts nearby basically guarantees that plans like this will never be brought to fruition. The principles on which it was designed, however, are replicable. If the North American ski industry ever has a chance of rivaling its European counterparts, resorts of this style will be what evens the playing field.
Disclaimer: I have never visited the area that this resort encompasses. All decisions made for where trails and lifts could be constructed were based on mapping software. The area is already used for backcountry skiing by Canadian Mountain Holidays (CMH) and the Alpine Club of Canada, which both operate lodges here; claims from those organizations and personal accounts from their respective beneficiaries support the idea that this region has great potential for ski resort development.
adirondack park loop
inspired by https://www.adventurecycling.org/routes-and-maps/adventure-cycling-route-network/adirondack-park-loop/
ADIRONDACK PEAK HISTORIES
As of 11/11/2021:
250 mountains in Adirondack Park
12 other features (lakes, falls, roads, etc) in Adirondack Park
3 peaks outside of Adirondack Park
Adirondack Peaks Climb Tracker
341 peaks in list
9 trailed peaks left to do which are open; 2 bushwhack to-do
1 left to do which is not open yet (Cathead)
=> 329 Adirondack peaks climbed as of 11/20/2021 (211 trailed; 118 bushwhacked)
ADK Ass Kicker
LGR, Sawteeth, Indian Head, Colvin, Blake, Nippletop, Dial
ADK Gothic Nipples
~19.53 miles total. New York. 3 days, 2 nights. Be aware of AMR rules and High Peaks Wilderness rules.
ADK high peaks loop
ADK high peaks loop based on https://intothebackcountryguides.com/trail-guides/adirondack-high-peaks-loop-backpacking-guide
ADK LOJ to Lake Arnold
3 day and 2 nights trail to redfield/cliff, trail to colden from lake arnold and collect table top on hike in
3 day trip in Adirondack high peaks
~33.81 miles. New York. 7 days, 6 nights. Alternate plan: Cut trip down to 3 days by camping at Camp Charlie on day 1 (13.28 miles) and Camp Echo on day 2 (11.9 miles), (8.63 miles on day 3.
Adrian Bear Lake
Plan for hiking and possibly riding near bear lake during AIARE 1 course.
Allegheny Front Trail - DC UL Mar 2021 group 1
Agua Dulce Loop
Agua Dulce Loop - 6.2 mile loop in the Laguna Mountain Recreation Area
See more at hikingsdcounty.com
AIARE 1 Broom 2/26/21
Hello, Add your route plans within this permit zone. Include estimated travel times, decision points and hazards.
Game Management Units - State of Alaska
Waypoints according to adventure alan SoSHR route
Devils postpile to yosemite valley, stop at clouds rest, 7 days, 6 NIGHTS
Idaho - Sawtooth National Forest - Sawtooth Wilderness
Alice Toxaway Loop
~19.03 miles. Idaho. 3 days, 2 nights. Optional climb of Park's Peak on day 1.
Total mileage 3844.3 as of 11/24/2021
All Peaks Summitted
Zoom in to areas to see specific peaks. Those that are unnamed on map can be clicked on to see the colloquial/not seen on map name.
Based on https://caltopo.com/m/U8HF; but added my own layer rating slope angles as per resort ski difficulty ratings. 0-5 deg: White; 6-15 deg: Green; 16-25 deg: Blue; beyond 25 (avalanche terrain): Black.
Allen. Approximate ascents values.
almost all of hyak
This is almost every run at hyak, up and down. It includes all of the named runs on the official map. It doesn't include some of the unnamed ski patrol runs.
Alpine Lakes High Route
P2P W. Fk. Foss TH - Necklace V TH: 23.6mi/+8884/-8860
Necklace TH- Chetwoot On-Trail: 9.43+5509/-2222
Chetwoot-Opal Lk Off-Trail: 5.83/+2663/-2754
Opal Lk-Necklace V. TH On-Trail: 8.34/+712/-3884
3 nights minimum
Necklace TH- W. Fk. Foss TH - Chetwoot On-Trail: 11.96+5489/-2227
Chetwoot-Opal Lk Off-Trail: 5.83/+2663/-2754
Opal Lk-Necklace V. TH On-Trail: 8.34/+712/-3884
Point To Point removes W. Fk. Foss TH - Necklace Valley TH (2.51/+189/-202)
Alternate 100 mile 22,000 foot elevation gain route, loops around the olympics
Alta Peak Trail
7.39 mi., +4,635, -568 (one way) | 14.78 mi., 5,203, -5,203 (round trip)
Quick comparison between Alta start of HST vs. Crescent start of HST.
South side through all switch backs then North side through todd quick + eagle rock
Sampling sites for eDNA in Amalga Harbor - May 2021
American Chilliwack Six
Major Peaks Constellation for the American Chilliwack Six
A Synopsis of the Major Peaks of Washington and Canadian Cascades plus Olympic Mountains can be found on http://trailcatjim.com/
American West Trail
Hiked 3/17-8/15/17 Route crosses private property. Challenging. See Great western trail and GWT ID/MT for data
ammonoosuc upper falls
excellent swimming hole but considered the deadliest in NH near the pothole in the main plunge. Swim here when low currents / cliff jumping
UpperPkg ->Ancient Lakes -> Dusty Lake Vista ->Columbia River -> Lower Loop -> Small Lakes -> Dusty Lake -> UpperPkg
Includes the tough Lerderderg Gorge Old River circuit
Andrews Glacier Loop
Bear Lake trailhead loop that takes you up Andrews glacier and down flattop trail.
Angel Island immigration station and summit of Mt. Livermore
Angel's Landing, Zion National Park, USA. 7.15km return, +/-653m, 3h25m @ 4km/h, summit 1761m, Easy scramble; moderate exposure with a chain along most of the ridge walk.
Animas Forks West 13ers
Map shows trailheads and routes for six ranked 13ers located in the area generally west of Animas Forks NE of Silverton.
Ansel Adams Wilderness
Here are some options for our trip. Our permits have us going up the Shadow Creek Trail the fist day (red line).
Ansel Adams/Kings Canyon
Exploring backpacking options in the Ansel Adams National Forest and Kings Canyon National Parks
Anthony Lakes Ski Tour Ideas
BC skiing ideas for Anthony Lakes - subject to snowpack and avalanche conditions.
Red uptracks, blue ski routes.
Not field verified except for Lees peak route.
Map shows the driving approach, trailhead park and hiking route for Antora Peak from the old townsite of Bonanza.
Idaho - Sawtooth National Forest - Cecil D. Andrus-White Clouds Wilderness
Anytime Trail Pass (3D/2N)
No advanced reservation needed for Trail Pass leaving out of Horseshoe Meadow (Lone Pine, Turn off from Whitney Portal Road)
Anza Borrego Badlands Route
A large loop through Anza Borrego Desert State Park Badlands. Includes some area through Ocotillo Wells SVRA and McCain Valley Recreation Area.
Anza-Borrego March 2016 Coyote Canyon
Drove a 4WD truck from Terwilliger Valley in Anza, CA down Coyote Canyon Road into Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and stayed the night at Bailey's Cabin. We hiked around Upper Willows. The next day we drove back and took a side-trip up Horse Canyon on a very seriously four-wheel-drive road.
Anza-Borrego Nov 2015
Drove through Spit Mountain via the Fish Creek Wash. Camped overnight with a nice view of the Wind Caves. Car camping, no hiking.
Anza-Borrego Wind Caves
Drove off-road to the Wind Caves trailhead in Fish Creek Wash (part of anza-Borrego Desert State Park) via Split Mountain Road in Ocotillo Wells, CA. Backpacked uphill to the Wind Caves and spent the night there. Beautiful views.
Appalachian Trail in Harriman St Park - Shelters, water
The box spring at the William Brien Memorial Shelter is NOT east of the shelter as it's been widely published.
It's 300 feet south of the shelter at a bearing of 172.8° True. GPS: 41.2789, -74.0591
It can be difficult to find and you could easily trip over it without seeing it.
Route James Appleton tortured himself doing on his podcast
Appletree Bartam Trail
Batram Trail from the Appletree Campground to the pwer generation facility on the Nantahala River
april 22 boundaries
Boundaries of the Unassigned Lands opened April 22, 1889. First Oklahoma Land Run.
Arc Dome Loop
Nevada - Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest - Arc Dome Wilderness
Argentine Pass Zone
This map is intended for exploration of a new zone from which lines for skiing can be identified and assessed.
Hiking planning in Arizona- around Sedona and south in the Superstitions
Arkansas river with Rivermaps waypoints
Army Pass and Cottonwood Lakes (2D/1N)
Cottonwood Lakes or Cottonwood Pass TH - make advanced reservations for either direction through the Inyo Forest website.
Around Broken Top Loop
~21.1 miles. Oregon. 3 days, 2 nights. Part of this hike is off trail (1.02 mi on day 1, 3.2 mi on day 2, 4.22 mi total), so be sure to maintain orientation and plan moves carefully.
Arroyo Seco to Tan Oak
Backpacking outing from Arroyo Seco Camp to Tan Oak Camp (multiple routes)
Arroyo Seco to Tassajara Hot Springs (8 mi)
Tassajara Springs to Willow Camp (3 mi)
Willow Camp to Tan Oak Camp (4.25 mi)
Willow Camp to Tassajara Split (2.75 mi)
Art Loeb Trail
Art Loeb Trail is a popular 30-mile hiking trail in Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina.
Aspen Grove - Snowshoe Tracks 2015/2016
I've marked safe snowshoe trails/tracks in blue. Purple shows the road where vehicles have packed the snow. I have left off other trails that are unsafe in avalanche conditions and marked areas that are traditionally considered dangerous depending on avalanche conditions. Updated 2016-01-01
Aspen Grove 2017
Updated 2017-01-28 11am
Snowshoe Trails at Aspen Grove for the 2017 season
Appalachian Trail -Entire
Appalachian Trail -Entire
Planning to section hike AT in September 2018
AT - Appalachian Trail Detour at Harriman State Park
As of 8/6/21, the Arden Valley Road bridge, between Route 17 and Elk Pen parking lot, is closed to pedestrian and car traffic for emergency repairs. Until pedestrian access is restored, follow the detour marked on the map. This detour adds 8.65 miles, including a 1.2-mile walk along a park road.
AT in CT
Salisbury CT to Cornwall Bridge
AT Section near Roanoake. Includes Dragons Tooth, McAfee Knob, Tinker Cliffs
AT Section 4
Lots of opportunity to refine, revise and fine tune. Alternating trail colors are meant to indicate each day's mileage.
AT TN + NC
Imported a filtered GPX, from ultimate source ATC
Section I skipped when doing a SOBO thru hike in 2021
Plan to hike it starting 2021-05-18
Marcy, Skylight, and Gray from the Upper Works Trailhead
Auburn - Ruck-a-Chucky
25 mile map for run from Auburn Dam Overlook to Ruck-a-Chucky via Western States Trail.
Possible fat bike + skin track to access audubon. Probably ~ 4.5 hour approach to peak. add another hour if skinning instead of fatbike
Gem, Wood, Coyote, Big, Hyatt, Pingree, Rosasco, Grouse loop
Hiking planning for Austrain mountain long distance routes
Avalon nature Preserve
first time making map of this area second map altogether first one was blydenburgh park.
Avery Pond Located Along The Pioneer Trail
Routes to the 15 AZ county high points
AZPT From AC
Running the AZPT staging out of Agua Caliente Road.
2019 AZ trail race course (blue) w/ snow detours (red)
Azurite Peak via Methow River Trial 5/31/14
The plan was to day trip Azurite Peak Saturday May 31st. Josh Henderson had agreed to do this seldom climbed peak with me, I was glad someone was willing. I left Friday evening May 30th 2014 at 5:15 in the evening. Stopped in Lynnwood and picked Josh up and we off to the Methow River Trailhead (elevation 2,600 feet). I hit the hay at 10:15 in the evening. The next morning we got up at 4:15 and were on the trail hiking by 4:50am. At 1.5 miles a large avalanche debris field covered the trail. It took an extra 15 minutes to navigate this. After that just .5 miles up the trail the bridge across Trout Creek was damaged, not sure how much longer it will be there. If it goes out getting across the creek will be much more difficult especially early in the season. 8 miles in the Methow River Trail Joined the Pacific Crest Trail. We followed the PCT an additional 2 miles to the south. There is a cairn with a stick in it that marks the point where the Azurite Pass Trail joins the PCT (elevation 4,400 feet). Initially we missed the turn to Azurite Pass and ended up going about a quarter mile further to the Meebe Pass Trail. We realized the error and went back to the cairn with a stick in it.
It takes about 3.5 to 4 hours to reach the Azurite Pass trail from the Methow River Trailhead. We were on our way up the Azurite Pass Trail at 8:50am. We made quick work in getting up to Azurite Pass as it was snow covered above 5,000 feet. We reached Azurite Pass (elevation 6,700 feet) at 10:15 and took a little break. From there we simply followed the ridge to around the 7,600 foot mark and then began traversing. There is some good beta on summitpost as to how to find the hidden gulley. It can definitely be a little tricky but we found the gully which led to the summit gully. The summit gully was snow filled and the snow was just soft enough such that it did not require crampons. We made short work of it and we on the summit (elevation 8,400 feet) at 12:20 in the afternoon. The views were perfect and the wind was nearly nonexistent. We enjoyed the well earned summit for about an hour and then at 1:20 began the decent down. We took our time and were back the PCT by 3:30. At the PCT we took a nice 15 minute break and then began the 10 mile trek out of there. We kept a decent pace and were back to the trail head at 7:40 in the evening.
Azurite Peak stands at 8,400 feet and is the 78th tallest peak on the Bulger Top 100 list. It was the 85th peak I have completed on the list and was Josh Henderson's 56th peak on the list. Trip stats from Methow River Trailhead to Azurite Peak summit, round trip: 24 miles, 6,800 feet of elevation gained.
Baby Munday hike
A loop around Knight, Baby Munday South, and Stewart with an attempt at The Still (too loose rock)
Oregon - Rogue-Siskyou National Forest - Kalmiopsis Wilderness
Backpacking Daniel Boone National Forests Red River Gorge and Clifty Wilderness Areas1 --- July 29 - August 1, 2017
Silvermine Arch, Koomer Ridge, Hidden Arch, Buck, Pinch em Tight, Rush Ridge, Rough, Clifty Wilderness, Wildcat, Swift Camp Creek
Backpacking Smoky Mountains National Park1 --- October 28 - November 7, 2017
Grapeyard Ridge, Old Settler, Greenbrier Pinnacle, Gabes Mountain, Hen Wallow Falls, Maddron Bald, Appalachian, Inadu Knob, Old Black, Mt. Guyot, Tricorner Knob, Mt. Sequoyah, Eagle Rocks, Charlies Bunion, The Boulevard, Mt. LeConte, Trillium Gap, Grotto Falls
backpacking trip 2022
this is a work in progress of a map im making for a backpacking trip from saguaro lake to sunflower az
backpacking w/ pickering 9/25-27/15
main goal for the trip is jordan. optional peaks include thunder, genevra, table, milestone, midway. if i do those, i'd be doing them alone.
All routes from bcn on my phone.
Backyard Jackson 1
1st of a series. Local Jackson Wyoming trailhead into the Gros Ventre Wilderness for a weekend away.
Baden-Powell June 2015
Backpacked from Dawson Saddle on the Dawson Saddle Trail and camped midway on the ridgetop. Day-hiked to Mount Hawkins and Mount Baden-Powell.
5 day 4 night trip through Badlands National Park
Bailey Range Traverse, Olympic Mountains, August 15 - 21, 2015
Baker CD Route - Forecast 1
Practice itinerary for intermediate glacier class for forecast 1
WX: Bluebird day, moderate temps, no precip, no wind
AX: Considerable: Windslabs on NW to NE Slopes at/above treeline
Day one - Move to coleman demming high camp making sure to stay on the ridge before gaining the coleman glacier (avoiding the terrain trap gully). On the coleman move to the camp following the easiest line. Heads up on steeper north facing sections, taking the alternative route west and up if unstable/ signs of windslab.
Day 2 - From the camp near the ridge, follow the coleman glacier up navigating around any possible crevasses and staying clear of north facing slopes. Heads up when gaining the plateau between colfax peak and the deming glacier, checking in before moving up small section of steep NW terrain to gain a flat saddle (runnout may be terrain trappy with crevasses). Move towards the deming glacier and follow the ridge up till the roman wall to gain the summit.
Descent: retrace the ascent making sure to avoid steeper sections of NW face and crevass terrain traps.
Baker CD Route - Forecast 2
Practice itinerary for intermediate glacier class for forecast 2
WX: Cloudy, snow throughout day, expect 3-6 inches
AX: Moderate: Storm slabs on all aspects/elevations
Day one - Move from heliotrope ridge trailhead to coleman demming high camp making sure to stay on the ridge before gaining the coleman glacier (avoiding the terrain trap gully). On the coleman move to the camp following the easiest line. Heads up on steeper north facing sections, taking the alternative route west and up if unstable/ signs of windslab or camping at the alternative low camp to let the snow stabilize overnight or if conditions are whiteout.
Day 2 - From camp, follow the coleman glacier up navigating around any possible crevasses and giving some heads up to steeper slopes. Heads up when gaining the plateau between colfax peak and the deming glacier, checking in before moving up small section of steep NW terrain to gain a flat saddle (runnout may be terrain trappy with crevasses). From the flat saddle check in with the team regarding conditions on the summit push as steeper sections are likely to slide and could be consequential given cliffs and potential crevasses (potentiall worth unroping?). Gain the ridge between the coleman and deming glaciers moving up towards the roman wall then to the summit.
Descent: retrace the ascent making sure to avoid steeper sections of face and crevasse terrain traps.
Major notes: be careful with white out on route
Little and Big Bald Knob - 28.3 miles semi-strenuous
25 minutes from Breckenridge. West facing. Very low angle and very thick trees below Iowa Mill Waypoint.
10.6 miles with emerald pool (good swimming spot) and chandler gorge
Maine - White Mountain National Forest - Evans Notch
more tracks available here:
Hiked from Banff to Lake Louise via the 40 mile creek trail, up the cascade river trail, over Badger Pass to the Johnston Creek Trail, then down to Luellen Lake, then back up Johnston Creek, over Pulsatilla Pass to Baker Creek, then up Baker Creek to the Skoki Lakes Trail, and out to Lake Louise.
Baptiste Lookout Trail
Current trail alignment to Baptiste fire lookout, Flathead National Forest, constructed from a mix of OSM and USFS map data. May underestimate distance by approximately 0.4 miles.
BAR Base Map
Map for building Adventure Races in the Blanding Area
Blanding Adventure Races (BAR)
July 13th (2019) trip to Barclay, walking an abandoned grade to Schrader Mines (swamp)
Barry D Disbrow
8.9 mile hike up Graveyard Gulch to Charleston cemetery, then over to old road heading north. Came to San pedro river and followed back south. Took-in old Charleston then back to Charleston rd to bridges where parked. Hike took 6 hrs 45 minutes.
Quick weekend loop near with the Basin and Mad River Falls
O&B Pinnacle Lake Trailhead to Bathtub Lakes via Pinnacle Lake
the first and only rule of bathtub lakes is you don't talk about bathtub lakes.
A lil 1 nighter on Batona over Brendan/Franklin/Wharton
Baxter September 2020
Fall trip from Roaring Brook to Russell Pond to Davis Pond via The Tableland to Wassataquoik Steam to Grand Falls back to Roaring Brook
Bluebird Backcountry Zone Map: 2020/2021
Open - Guided - AIARE
Ray Miller Trailhead to Danielson Ranch
Backcountry Discovery Route for New Mexico and Colorado from downloaded GPX files
BC Ski routes in CO and WY over the past 5ish years
Backcountry Rise 50k Race Course
BCS to SF to BP to MPT
Loop Starting above Big Cone to South Fork, South Fork to Big Pine, Big Pine back to MP Spring, MP Spring to Big Cone TH
17 mile loop starting at beach pond. Need to reroute to avoid the multiuse trails.
Beachie Trail (probably)
Not really sure of the name. curious to have a route to Battle Axe mountain and watershed that doesn't start from Elk Lake.
Mountaineers Scramble to Bean Peak, on the Chelan-Kittitas County line
Updated with the change in 2021
Loosely based upon https://www.hikingupward.com/SNP/BearChurchRock/
bear lakes 2 nighter
6 mi one way, 2 mi in to first night camping spot. 2 hr drive from home.
Fri: 2 mi in to camp spot
Sat: 4 mi to lakes
Sun: 6 mi hike out
Bear Lakes Loop
Been wanting to get into the Bear Lakes-Royce Lakes area. This is four a 5day/4nite trip. Side excursions TBD depending on energy and instinct!
Bear Track Lakes
Tanglewood Trail out of Bailey up to Roosevelt Lakes and Bear Track Lakes. On the way up, a spur to West Pegmatite Point and on the way back a spur to Rosalie Peak.
Because we can't really get together, eat snacks, and look at maps, just wanted to start a communal map with routes, access, and POI that we should hit during our trip.
From looking at forums and trip reports, it sounds like even though the park is not huge, 'micro-route finding' can be tricky and travel can be slow due to moraines/lots of streams/moose/etc. That said I think that park has enough to keep us busy for a week.
Step 1) Please add points of interest/shit you wanna see. Use different colors and add labels
Step 2) Get psouyched
Beartracks Lake Loop
Starting at Camp Rock Campground, a 11.5 counterclockwise loop that takes you across a handful of streams and up to Beartracks Lake, an alpine lake at ~11,200 feet.
Beaver River Paddle
A nice day paddle with a few easy swifts near the end. Make sure you go for a pie in the little hamlet where the take out is!!
Exploring a few of the Beaverhead Peaks along the CDT north of the race finish...
Bechler Loop Trail
Bechler River Loop Trail in SW Yellowstone NP, only accessible from Idaho.
This is an aggressive plan. Start at the Fryatt trailhead. Hike over the pass between Mount Belanger and Mount Fryatt. Head down to the lake and float the Whirlpool back to the highway.
Belknap Range 12 peaks out and back/loop
Bellota Trail Loop
0.8 mile, loop — hikers only — no dogs
Trail is accessed from the Group Use Area parking area. It is used on our environmental education school programs during the week, so you may see a school bus and a reserved sign. The trail goes through parts of the sandy Kannally Wash. You also will hike across open grassy areas with great views.
Beltway - Turkey Run
November 2020: Super fun and varied run along Potomac Heritage trail and also inland. Stream crossings, technical terrain, rolling hills and some scrambling
Bend Ice Caves 2018 DRAFT map 5/18
Bend Ice caves 2018 Navigation Race. red are mostly final controls. Yellow are control ideas I had for future races, and a nre trail or two.
Bend to Hood
98 miles and 16,766 feet of Gain. Starts at Trail Head at West of Black Butte crater on Old Santium Wagon Wheel Road. Ends at Timberline Lodge.
A local bend ride - paved, gravel, and some fun and easy single track. Mostly avoids traffic
Benson Lake Loop
Following Itinerary from Calipidder
Benson Loop 2021
Twin Lakes to Benson Lake, Smedberg, Matterhorn Canyon, Matterhorn Peak climb
Berlin Ichthyosaur State Park Aug 2016
Drove to Berlin Ichthyosaur State Park in Nevada and visited the Berlin mining ghost town and the archeological site of in situ Ichthyosaur Fossil beds. The track shows both driving and hiking. We arrived in time for a guided tour of the fossils.
No Adventure Pass needed at Discovery Center lot
We saved time on the way to the summit by using the 4WD road a lot more than the PCT... however, on the way back to the car we used as much of the PCT as we possibly could... and it was much more pleasant than the road.
Area outline to keep myself aware of some options but also aware of where the steep stuff is so I can avoid it when necessary.
Berthoud to Brewery
Bike from Hideaway Park Brewery up to Berthoud Pass then run back on the Continental Divide
Berthound with Adam
Berthound Pass tour 3-13-16. Great snow! had to get off and walk for some of the flat, wind blasted parts
Best NPS Hikes
Outside Mag: The Best Hike in Every National Park https://www.outsideonline.com/2401975/the-best-hike-in-every-national-park
Best State Hikes
Outside Mag: Best Hike in Every State https://www.outsideonline.com/2393036/50-best-hikes-us
Betty Bear Hut Via Road 505 - 10th Mountain Division Huts
Betty Bear Hut Via Road 505 - 10th Mountain Division Huts
Road 505 Trailhead?Betty Bear Hut via Road 505
HUTSKI.COM FREE MAPS: Betty Bear Hut (see above), Granite
TIME: 6 1/2 hours up, 5 hours down
DISTANCE: 6 3/4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN: 2,020 feet; loss: 40 feet
This 10th Mountain suggested route is the standard trail to Betty Bear Hut from the Fryingpan drainage. The bulk of the route uses snow-covered Road 505. This road is used by both skiers and snowmobilers, but it is wide enough for everyone.
Park at the Road 505 Trailhead on the Fryingpan Road. Ski Road 505 as it gradually climbs SE along the side of the Fryingpan drainage for 3 1/2 miles to the road high point at the obvious concrete structure of the Granite Adit (9,990 feet). Enjoy the superb view of Mount Massive looming on the northeast side of the upper drainage. Continue on level road (with a few slight ups and downs) another mile to cross over Lily Pad Creek. This creek is inconspicuous as it has little flow and passes under the road through a culvert. The stub of the culvert is visible if you look over the downhill side of the road. Another good way to identify Lily Pad Creek is by paying attention to the two rock "gates" you pass through on Road 505. These "gates" are places where road-blasting left remnants of rock outcrops on the downhill side of the road. Lily Pad Creek is located about 100 feet past the second rock "gate."
Ski the road past Lily Pad Creek for several hundred feet. At this point the trail to Betty Bear Hut leaves the road and climbs NE up the side of the valley. With a lack of natural landmarks and your altimeter of little use because of the level road, this intersection of road and trail is a place where the blue diamond trail markers (and possibly GPS use) are essential.
Using climbing skins, climb the marked trail as it makes several switchbacks up the valleyside, then parallels and gradually nears Lily Pad Creek. After the steep switchbacks, the marked trail leaves the Lily Pad Creek drainage by heading E up through timber and clearings to enter a larger open area at about 11,090 feet. Swing S here, enter the trees at the far southwest end of this open area, then continue SW for 1/8 mile through timber to Betty Bear Hut (11,100 feet). The hut sits at the edge of timber overlooking a southwest-facing clearing. If you miss the trail keep your eye on your altimeter and GPS. It is essential to not drop too low. (By no means try to make it down to the road from below the hut as the terrain is quite steep and rough.)
Also note that skiers frequently take more direct lines to the hut from the upper portion of the trail. If you see such tracks and have your GPS working correctly, these can be quite nice as optional and less time consuming routes. Otherwise stick to the marked trail.
REVERSE ROUTE: From the back door of Betty Bear Hut ski N on a blue diamond trail several hundred yards up through timber to a fork and high-point. Here, the trail down to Road 505 heads left. Take the left, and follow the marked trail N across an open area, then left (W) as it gradually converges with Lily Pad creek. A series of scary switchbacks drops you on Road 505, which you then ski NW to the trailhead. With good snow conditions, expert skiers will find good skiing by exploring glades on the way down the upper part of this route. Such skiers can also avoid the switchbacks by skiing down the Lily Pad Creek gulch. This latter option requires a thick snowpack and skill.
SAFETY NOTES: With unusually unstable snow a few "bank sluff" avalanches could fall to Road 505. The first of these banks is just past the Granite Adit, with another at 4.7 miles from the trailhead, and another at 5.3 miles. Skirt these banks as far to the opposite side of the road as possible, and pass below them one person at a time.
Big Basin 16.5 Mile Loop
16.5 mile hiking/ trail running loop in Big Basin State park. Much less shade on the route than the profile would have you believe.
Big bear Nostalgia Loop
A sweet loop ride through big bear, featuring portions of Bikepacking.com's Baldy Bruiser, possibly the PCT and Holcomb Valley.
Big Bend - Great Unknown
Paddle map for the Great Unknown of the Rio Grande, including Marsical canyon and Boquillas canyon
Big Bend - Upper Canyons
Paddle map for the Upper canyons of the Rio Grande, including Colorado canyon and Santa Elena canyon
Big Bend 24 miler
big creek radio
repeater line of sight elevation obstructions, putvin planning
Big Dumb Hike
Over 16mi and 5,000ft
The Twins, Guyot, Zealand, and Hale are 4000footers
Road to N. Twin Trailhead closed seasonally, park on Little River Road
River crossings early on, potentially dangerous when high
8mi gap between water
Snow past 2,800ft with softening monorail, 3ft min. up high (5/17/20)
Big Falls Trail
Big Falls Trail Mount Charleston with GPS waypoints from birdandhike.com.
Big Pine Lakes
BIg Pine Lakes, Sam Pack Meadow, to the Glacier back to Lakes 5, 6,7 and out
Big Piney Trail
Big Piney Trail at Paddy Creek Wilderness MO
Red objects are found / confirmed
Purple objects are from maps, reports, or suspected/guessed.
Big Seki Loop w/ Whitney
Map of the Big Seki Loop (BSL) with an added side trip to Mount Whitney, with a total mileage of 177.5 miles. This route was completed by Philip Queen and Lucie Hanes from July 21st to August 1st of 2016. Campsites on the map mark the approximate location we camped for each of the 11 nights. This map has been adapted from Amy Lauterbach, developer of the BSL's original route map posted here: https://backpackinglight.com/forums/topic/73686/
Big Sky/Butte Super Cutoff
Red Route starts with Onion's route until Ennis Lake where it starts following Brian and Martina's route the rest of the way.
Onion's route until Yellowstone is included in purple and I've added a number of my own alternates since I want to link up with Tapon's Teton Route.
Onion's Route: https://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~garret/cdt/alternates.html
Brian and Martina's Route: http://www.wildernesstravels.co.uk/cdt/bigsky.htm
...hopefully someone finds this useful.
Big Smith Loop
Starting at the climber's bivy and going up misery, then out NE for a while, back around to the bivy.
Big Survey Master
All of the trails I have mapped on the Big Survey, as well as some off-trail routes.
McKinley, San Rafael, Santa Cruz
Bigelow and Carrabassett Valley Loop
"The Pemi Loop of Maine" - 50 mile loop around Carrabassett Valley. 4000 footers include Crocker, South Crocker, Avery, Bigelow, Abraham, Spaulding, Sugarloaf (possible .5 off route), Reddington (possible .7 off route).
Bighorn Crags, ID
Map of Bighorn Crags, Frank Church Wilderness Area, Idaho with major peaks and lakes marked
overnight hike of bighorn glutch from scottys castle road
Bighorn National Forest
~48.87 miles. Wyoming. 6 days, 5 nights. Part of the route is off trail (6.29 mi on day 2, 4.06 mi on day 3, 10.35 mi total), so be weary.
We went in via "Big Split Rock Slot Canyon" and came back out via one of the tributary canyons of Painted Canyon... making for a nice loop hike/scramble... ladders, ropes and slot canyons... what else can a person ask for.
Bikepacking and mountain biking maps
Routes and notes from bike rides I have done.
Bikepacking - Southern NM
Wells, windmills, and cattle tanks are only possible water sources. Monterey Tank and Ft. Cummings Spring are reliable though. DO NOT rely on the other sources unless you have verified the existence of water at these locations. You can contact the Bureau of Land Management to verify. Plan accordingly with plenty of water. Check land status for possible access issues. Leave all gates the way you found them. Respect other users, wildlife, livestock, etc. SNMTA does not guarantee the completeness or accuracy of this map and information. You should be prepared and self sufficient for travel in the desert.
Bikepacking death march. Guanella Pass to Montezuma and back
I have not done this route and it looks very challenging with the elevation so be warned!!! I saved this as a future idea to check out.
This goes from the summit of guanella pass to montezuma vai leavenworth creek, argentine pass , Red cone jeep trail, and Bruno Gulch trail
this route is 67% dirt (gravel, 4x4 and single track) and 33% pavement (guanella pass rd)
Biking CC Planning
Yellow = Claremont Planning
Orange = CC planning changes or additions
Red = previous trip planning, may have interesting CC applicability
Spanish Creek Trail to Mirror Lake to Summit Lake, to Bescon Point from Indian Ridge Trail to Little hell roaring trail back to the Spanish Creek Trailhead
North and Sabrina Lakes About 53 min or 53 mi from Mammoth Lakes
Bishop Pass and Dusy Basin Aug 2011
Backpacked to Dusy Basin via the Bishop Pass Trail from the South Lake Trailhead. Visited Thunderbolt Pass and explored the Sierra Crest just north of Bishop Pass
bishop skyline ski tour
best guess as to the route of th bishop skyline traverse by SMG
Hiking, climbing, backcountry
copied from https://caltopo.com/m/8JNP
go camping (leagally) at these places on austrian mountains near linz and maybe in summer
Black Cloud - Mt Cosgriff
This could be a potentially gnarly day trip to a 13000 foot peak.
1 SUD for Black Cloud
Has a potential for a 3 day possible Elbert Summit.
Black Cloud - Mt Cosgriff
This could be a potentially gnarly day trip to a 13000 foot peak.
1 SUD for Black Cloud
Has a potential for a 3 day possible Elbert Summit.
Black Creek Trail - De Soto NF, MS
Black Creek Trail (36mi) in the northern section of the De Soto National Forest of Mississippi. Route Drawn in by hand, will update with GPS data when I hike it.
Black Lassic & Little Van Duzen creek loop. Bushwhacking down to the creek then back up to a dirt road. Follow road to Red Lassic , Signal Peak and Black Lassic. Date of trip April 12-15. Some Snow still on roads. Parked once we couldn't drive any further due to snow and hiked in from there.
Black Mountain Lookout Seen Area
This map shows the Seen Area, or the areas of visible surface terrain from Black Mountain Fire Lookout on the San Bernardino National Forest
Black Mountain, New York
The Black Mountain lollipop loop offers big views on a relatively easy hike. This hike is great for beginners, kids, and first-time backpackers.
Black Orpheus - Decent - Red Rocks Nevada
This is the decent beta for Black Orpheus in Red Rocks Nevada. It starts from the top of the climb, through three rappels, cairns down the slab, cairns through the gully, and all the way back to the parking lot.
Black Star Canyon Rd
Black Star Motorway Loop
Black Velvet Trails
Black Velvet Canyon to: (Y) "The Park" (O) Hidden Peak and/or (RL) Monument Peak
4 Day bikepack route from Garnet Range Road, down the Mclwain Jeep Trail, through Ovando to the McCabe-Lake Creek Trail, over Huckleberry Pass, Up Dalton Mountain Road. Then follows the Dalton Mountain trail and CDT to Alice Creek.
Blake Island Clockwise
Clockwise loop around the perimeter of Blake Island, starting and ending at the marina / Tillicum village.
Believe these are CW Trenches which are outside of the Blakely Battleground areas
Pre-trip map to BLB, with a climb of Seven Gables
4.42 miles with 2,532 feet of elevation gain. 3 hours going up and 1.5 hours coming down.
blue az san francisco river blue river and black river .
Blue Lake to Dingleberry Lake
Blue Lake to Dingleberry Lake is a 8.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Bishop, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, and backpacking.
Blue Lakes Fall 2021
Ouray High School Outdoor Education Trip - Blue Lakes Hut, Fall 2021
Two approach options: Hike over Blue Lakes Pass from Yankee Boy Basin, or bike in from CR7 from the north. Departure options are the same.
Blue Ribbon MI
Blue Ribbon Trout Streams in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
Blue Sky Lake Ramona April 2016
Visited the Blue Sky Ecological Reserve in Poway, CA and hiked up the Green Valley Truck Trail to see Lake Ramona and the dam
Bobcat Closure Area
This map is based on information from Forest Order No. 05-01-20-08, titled "BOBCAT FIRE AREA, ROAD, AND TRAIL CLOSURE ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST", dated October 8, 2020. The full order can be viewed at https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd822448.pdf
Accuracy of this map is based on a best effort interpretation of the legal description in the order. This map is for information only, and should not be relied upon for accuracy in any legal or life safety situations.
A more memorable URL alias has been created for this map https://tinyurl.com/bobcat-closure
Boden Canyon Jan 2018
Hiked down into the Boden Canyon Ecological Reserve. Hardly anyone ever goes there. A peaceful canyon.
Boise Skyline 50M
From South to North -- Lucky/Shaw, Aldape, Boise, Doe, Shaefer Butte, Stack Rock, Currant. Has only been run once (as far as I'm aware)! Please contact dasmith88(at)gmail.com for suggested reroutes if you are planning on taking this on.
Bolton Valley map with back country trails shown
Bonds / twins
20.2 miles for the hike through or 23 miles with just the bonds
Bonner Park Map
Mapped for a boy scout project and expanding on the existing trails
Bonneville to Stabler
30 mile route from North Bonneville Trailhead to Stabler, Washington via the Pacific Crest Trail, Section H.
Map based on book "Climbing Washington's Monuments: Selected summit hikes, scrambles, and climbs in Washington's Cascades and the Olympic Mountains" by Jeff Smoot
Map based on book "Lookouts: Firewatchers of the Cascades and Olympics" by Byron Fish and Ira Spring
Boonslick Lisbon Loop
Mostly gravel loop from Boonslick State Park, along the Missouri River, past Big Muddy Wildlife Refuge.
Boston Basin + Nearby
A map of the climbs accessible by Boston Basin and some others (Eldorado, the Triad).
Boulder Area Skiing
Easy access from Boulder without touching I-70, sourced from frontrangeskimo.com, backcountryrecon.com, powderproject.com, etc. Not the Fritz Sperry book just yet.
Boulder RD - Caribou-Diamond Route
This is a 3 day split backpack or day hike to Diamond lake. WE have run a lot of CD trips here, but because of the split we might consider making this a CB or BHR trip.
The group has to be split up. It is very important to contact Boulder RD in December with the form in the Permits folder to reserve camping dates. You will also need to send in a small reservation fee.
Boulder skyline hike
This maps out a 22.53 mile hike that summits the 5 tallest peaks (South Boulder, Bear, First Flatiron, Flagstaff, and Sanitas, respectively) in the Boulder skyline (and green mountain too).
Boundary Creek Yurt Trip
Lily Lake Trail System: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?ll=40.90413507000721%2C-110.81010065612793&spn=0.071556%2C0.051348&hl=en&t=p&msa=0&source=embed&ie=UTF8&mid=1nSLawUJ2ftIXhp2SJtPY6Tdvyk4&z=14
4 mile loop incorporating Bovenzi and Nick's woods
Boy Scout Rd. LA
This gentle 6.2-mile hike opens up with an orchestra of bird song, then leads to a marshy coastline perfect for viewing sunsets. Bring bug repellent.
? See more at: http://www.backpacker.com/trips/louisiana/new-orleans-boy-scout-road/#sthash.3GmkMz3F.dpuf
Bozeman to Ref Cnyn
170 miles - Bozeman to Refrigerator canyon, road walks plus trails, plus bushwack
BP Agnew to Reds
Minaretes backpacking route beginning at Agnew Meadow and ending at Reds Meadow in Ansel Adams wilderness
BR Triple Crown Loop
Dragon's Tooth, McAfee Knob, and Tinker Cliffs are the highlights that make up the Triple Crown loop route. These iconic vistas are unique landmarks of Virginia's Blue Ridge and the Appalachian Trail.
Brainard Lake Zone
Brainard Lake, Indian Peaks Wilderness. Approx. 1.5 hour drive from Denver to trailhead.
This is the Braley Hill section of Shindagin State Forest in New York.
3-4 Night Point-to-Point. 65km
4-5 Night Loop. 75km
Could stay whole day at Brazeau Lake.
Amazing that this peak hasnt been technically named yet....From TA (Tierra Amarilla, NM) this peak is a HUGE slab of granite. Beautiful mountainous area.
This track does not include the mileage and elevation gain necessary to get from Nursery Peak back to Sprite Lake... so add 3.2 miles and roughly 1400 feet of elevation gain to the stats shown in this track for roundtrip totals.