Winds itinerary

isleroyaleguy

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We are planning a thru hike from Green River Lakes TH to Elkhart Park. We are new to the Winds so we have kind of a open window of 7-10 days to do this. We hope to make it to the Beaver Park area on day 1 and we plan on nights at Upper Jean , Island Lake, Titcomb basin and Hobbs Lake. My question is. Are there good campsite options in the Vista pass/Dale lake area? And/ or the Cube Rock pass/ Peak lake area.
We had hope to spend a day or two in this part of the park too.
Any input would be helpful.
Thanks
IRG
 

Bob

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We camped at Dale Lake. Around Vista Pass has flat areas as well. After you drop into the Green river from Vista Pas its a hard hike up thru the blocks. No real trail but there usually are cairns. Personally I'd go the other way around. It's a long uphill haul from Green River TH. We camped at Dale, then camped at the upper end of Green River Lakes, then out the next morning. I have a video and gps tracks in the resource section.
 

isleroyaleguy

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Thanks for the reply Bob.
I was hoping to hear from you or Nick, I know you guys have been there.
And we are still considering going the opposite direction.
I will check out your TR and.video.
thanks for input
IRG
 

Bob

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Starting at Elkhart you have a initial uphill, but not like coming out of GR lakes. Going from Seneca to Cube Rock is easy walking.....
Remember you have the altitude thing going on, takes a couple days to get your wind.
 

Steve B.

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We are planning a thru hike from Green River Lakes TH to Elkhart Park. We are new to the Winds so we have kind of a open window of 7-10 days to do this. We hope to make it to the Beaver Park area on day 1 and we plan on nights at Upper Jean , Island Lake, Titcomb basin and Hobbs Lake. My question is. Are there good campsite options in the Vista pass/Dale lake area? And/ or the Cube Rock pass/ Peak lake area.
We had hope to spend a day or two in this part of the park too.
Any input would be helpful.
Thanks
IRG
You can't go wrong with Titcomb Basis. I did it two summers ago with a friend of mine. Stunning is the word. We did a day hike to the end of the basin and up towards what looked like a pass. Excellent way to spend a layover.
 
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