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That's great stuff, Nick. Looks like a fantastic trip.

Approximately where did you leave the W. Rosebud trail to head toward Mt. Wood? Looks like a steep haul up onto the plateau from Island Lake.
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Approximately where did you leave the W. Rosebud trail to head toward Mt. Wood? Looks like a steep haul up onto the plateau from Island Lake.

Between Mystic Lake and Island Lake.  It's fairly steep, but pretty easy bushwhacking compared to elsewhere in the Beartooth.
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And that is why I rave about the Beartooths.  Great report Nick.  Looks like a fabulous trip.  Guess I'd better get up to Grasshopper Glacier next summer while it's still there.
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Some more excellent mountain porn in your usual fantastic quality.

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Great TR. Really cool about you finding the fire!

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I was thinking more about your TR. If I understood correctly, you guys were way off-trail when you found the fire? If so, it seems to me it was basically a miracle. Wow!

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I was thinking more about your TR. If I understood correctly, you guys were way off-trail when you found the fire? If so, it seems to me it was basically a miracle. Wow!

Actually, that was one part of the trip where we were more-or-less on a trail along Sliver Lake.  That said, we were a bit lucky to find it because we'd wandered onto one of the (many) side trails in that area.  We could easily have missed it.
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How far up the West Rosebud drainage does the unofficial social trail go? Only to Silver Lake? I know that the official trail ends at Island Lake.
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How far up the West Rosebud drainage does the unofficial social trail go? Only to Silver Lake? I know that the official trail ends at Island Lake.

There's a sign about halfway along Silver Lake that says (something like) "End of Maintained Trail".  I'm not sure how old it is or if the trail is still maintained, but there is a reasonable trail from there back down to Island Lake and Mystic Lake.
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