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Excellent Adventure 12

Jackson Hole

A 24 mile trek up Jackson Hole resort and into the backcountry to Marion Lake.

Hiking Difficult

43 km
1.9 km
1.9 km
1 day +
Low Point
1.9 km
High Point
3.2 km
Excellent Adventure 12 Map

This is a popular hiking route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's remote, it features low exposure and is typically done between May and September. From a low point of 1.9 km to the maximum altitude of 3.2 km, the route covers 43 km, 1889 vertical metres of ascent and 1888 vertical metres of descent.


While the first six miles to the top of the tram require commitment the views are worth everything. Heading into the back you'll experience forest and meadows and constant views.

After gaining the rise to Marion Lake you'll find a great spot for lunch in a wonderful setting.



Hiking trails where obstacles such as rocks or roots are prevalent. Some obstacles can require care to step over or around. At times, the trail can be worn and eroded. The grade of the trail is generally quite steep, and can often lead to strenuous hiking.

Low Exposure

1 out of 4

The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between May and September


  • Wildlife
  • Picturesque
  • Wild flowers
  • Water features
  • Forestry or heavy vegetation

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