Explore the alpine vistas, glacier-formed lakes, and Utah’s highest peaks with National Geographic’s Trails Illustrated map of High Uintas Wilderness, Ashley. Trails near: High Uintas Wilderness. Showing 81 trailsClear Filters. Click or drag a GPX, TPO, FIT or TCX file here. UploadCancel Smooth file. The High Uintas Wilderness /juːˈɪntəz/ is a wilderness area located in northeastern Utah, United States. The wilderness covers the Uinta Mountains.

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Girl on a Hike: Backpacking to Rock Creek Basin, High Uintas

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. At our favorite “secret” lake. Rocky Sea Pass 8. Oh, to have a high elevation mountain!!

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Delorme Atlas and Gazetteer: These are great to bring along for backpacking trips, so you can use a much lighter pack for your day hikes. This is because Camp Steiner is just down the road from the TH, and Naturalist Basin only 7 miles in is a popular and “easy” backpacking destination.

About this product Customer reviews Related products. The Uintas are only about 1. If you happen to run low on water, these two creeks are great to filter water from.


A group of 6 of us went over July th. Costa Rica Wildlife Guide: I so miss the west and the hiking opportunities.

Katie Arruda July 27, at 2: Keep up-to-date with NHBS products, news and offers. Check out my post on Backpacking to Dead Horse Lake. West VirginiaMap, Other 7. Having trekking poles will help with balance, especially with a heavy pack on.

Finally, after about 4 hours, we had sight of Rocky Sea ridgeline. Will Wickert July 28, at 9: There are three ways you can reach Rock Creek Basin: The photo of the three dogs with their packs is so adorable.

The New Neotropical Companion. Looks like an awesome trip! Caught some nice fish in your “New secret” lake and many others.

Passing by more beautiful lakes. I’ll have to do some ‘recon’ on that favorite secret lake. Home sweet Home for two nights. National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map: Charlie and I enjoying our view. hkgh

They also contain key safety and contact information, GPS and compass coordinates, Leave No Trace ethical guidelines and hundreds of points-of-interest, including scenic viewpoints, campgrounds, boat launches, swimming areas, marine sanctuaries and wildlife refuges.

Rock Creek Basin is filled with many beautiful meadows. Our group decided to uinta in via the Higu Trail starting from Hayden Pass. The pack leads the way! You will see many trail splits, but just keep hiking towards Rocky Sea Pass.


There are restrooms available. We started a fire and enjoyed relaxing. British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast hlgh professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists.

Keep in mind that when you are hiking at this high of an elevation, you’ll want plenty of sun protection. IUCN category Ib wilderness area. Working our way up to Dead Horse Pass.

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Byron and Charlie take a nap – by jigh point we had hiked hours. The trail crosses over Pigeon Milk Springs – another great source of ice cold water to filter! Panorama on the way to Dead Horse Pass. We could only see one tent down at the lake.

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