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Windy Mountain Loop 8:30 am. - Moderate

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Gibson Park

River's Edge Trail

Great Falls, MT 59401

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Every person must sign up and each family needs to sign up separately. Children must register with legal guardian.

Length: 7 miles
​Elevation gain: 1200 feet
​Meet: 8:30 am Gibson Park Bandshell to coordinate caravan
Total time: 5-6 hours
Travel Distance to Trailhead: Approximtaly 40 miles
Age limit: 13 and up in good shape; children with legal guardian
Max. Number: 12
Difficulty Level: Difficult based on length
Coordinator: Sean Higginbotham
Note: Bear spray required

Take a hike in the Highwood Mountains! This hike starts at Thain Creek Campground and will lead you through forest, vast open meadows which should be speckled with seasonal flowers, and below craggy peaks. We will climb about 1200 feet to the meadows surrounding the south face of Windy Mountain on this moderate 7 mile loop hike. Bring gear for variable weather, lunch, snacks, water, pack and sturdy shoes for hiking.


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River's Edge Trail

Great Falls, MT 59401

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