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The Beaten Path

Twenty-five miles of spectacular backpacking in the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness of Montana, USA.
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 25.1 miles
Duration: Multiple days
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Overview :  "The Beaten Path" is a 25 mile trail traversing some of the most spectacular country within the 944,000 acre Absaroka-Beartooth... more »

Tips:  Considerations should be made when planning your hike regarding a few points. The trail passes through high elevation alpine terrain ... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Camp One (Ouzel Lake)

A well-protected campsite with easy access to water and numerous sheltered spots for tarps and tents.

2. Ousel Lake

3. Fossil Lake

Fossil Lake is near the highest point of elevation along the route.

4. Near Dewey Lake

5. 1,500 feet of vertical rock

The views of the canyon walls from the Northern end of the trail are exquisite and breathtaking.

6. Scenery

7. 1,500 feet of vertical rock

8. Lake at the Falls

More waterfalls than one can count.

9. Rainbow Lake

10. Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness