Planned Itinerary

Tue 7/24 Leave at 4-5 AM, drive to Miles City
Wed 7/25 Pick up foreigners at Billings Airport, Finish drive to Cooke City, camp at NFS campground somewhere on the Beartooth Highway
       
ELEV +
ELEV-
MILES
Thu 7/26 NIght 1 Somewhere along Skytop Creek
1674
741
5.5
Fri 7/27 NIght 2 Skytop Lakes
1040
302
4.0
Sat 7/28 Night 3 Dewey Lake
262
1354
4.6
Sun 7/29 Night 4 Fizzle Lake
1063
503
4.2
Mon 7/30 Night 5 Rough Lake
896
699
3.7
Tue 7/31 Night 6 Aero Lakes
1130
1123
3.5
Wed 8/1 Night 7 Zimmer Lake
973
421
4.0
Thu 8/2 Night 8 Zimmer Lake---Explore Grasshopper Glacier
???
???
???
Fri 8/3 Hike Out Begin drive home
670
1958
5.9
Sat 8/4 Home  
Sun 8/5 Because we're so old we use this as a recovery day
Mon 8/6 Back to work where we can tell lies

8/19/2012 update

Well, the plan didn't exactly work out. We left on the 24th and started hiking on the 26th as planned, but not much else went according to "the plan". The plan would have worked, except it didn't, lol. You can read all about it later on.

 
Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, 2012
The Hikers and Special Invite
Planning
Itinerary
The Drive West
Island Lake CG
Trip Map
Skytop Creek
Lone Elk Lake
Skytop Lakes
Skytop Lakes
Oly Lake
Fossil Lake
Fox Lake
The Hike Out
The Drive Home
Final Thoughts
Trip Photos
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