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HEART LAKE

ROUND UP

THE

HEART LAKE

ROUND UP

Bright. Limitless.

  • Circle around one of Yellowstone’s biggest, most beautiful lakes
  • Track wild beavers, grizzly bears, wolves, and elk on this remote adventure
  • Admire spewing geysers, bubbling mud pots, and colorful hot springs!

The Heart Lake

Round Up

Yellowstone

Length: 5 Days / 32 Miles

Trip Type: Moderate/Relaxed

2023 Dates:

    • Sep 15 – 19 *
      5 spaces remaining

* Permit pending
Confirmation on March 1

Cost: $1,824

  • Deposit: $400
  • Balance due: 90 days in advance

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Bright.  Limitless.

The Heart Lake Round Up

  • Circle around one of Yellowstone’s biggest, most beautiful lakes
  • Track wild beavers, grizzly bears, wolves, and elk on this remote adventure
  • Admire volcanic features. See spewing geysers, bubbling mud pots, and colorful steaming hot springs!

Yellowstone / 5 Days / 32 Miles

Trip Type: Moderate/Relaxed

2023 Dates:

  • Sep 15 – 19 *            5 spaces remaining

* Permit pending. Confirmation on March 1.

Cost: $1,824

  • Deposit: $400
  • Balance due: 90 days in advance

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Adventure

Itinerary

Adventure Itinerary

DAY ONE

     Stand atop an overlook and admire volcanic features. Mudpots pop and bubble. Colorful springs reflect the sky. Cross the hot steaming Witch Creek, and make camp under a Heart Lake sunset.

8 miles | +350 ft, -700 ft

DAY ONE

     Hike through a young forest. Stand atop an overlook and admire volcanic features. Mudpots pop and bubble. Colorful springs reflect the sky. Cross steaming hot Witch Creek, and set up camp next to a Heart Lake sunset.

8 miles, +350 ft | -700 ft

DAY TWO

     Awaken to birds calling across the still water and eat a hot breakfast cooked by your guide. Hike past views of stunning Mount Sheridan and ford two creeks before setting up camp in a colorful western meadow.

6 miles | -200 ft

DAY TWO

     Awaken to birds calling across the still water and eat a hot breakfast cooked by your guide. Hike past views of stunning Mount Sheridan and ford two creeks before setting up camp in a colorful western meadow.

6 miles | -200 ft

DAY THREE

     Follow the winding Snake River through grassy meadows and remote forests filled with grizzly bears. Track their paw prints in the muddy the trail! Cross the stunning Snake River confluence and drift off to sleep after a swim in the water.

3 miles | +100 ft

DAY THREE

     Follow the winding Snake River through grassy meadows and remote forests filled with grizzly bears. Track their paw prints in the muddy trail! Ford the Snake River confluence and drift off to sleep after a swim in the water.

3 miles | +100 ft

DAY FOUR

     Arrive at the far side of Heart Lake. Our voices echo off Mount Sheridan. Make camp on a hill above the water. After dinner, stroll the sandy beach looking for beaver, bear, elk, and moose tracks!

6 miles, +250 ft

DAY FOUR

     Arrive at the far side of Heart Lake. Our voices echo off Mount Sheridan. Make camp on a hill above the water. After dinner, stroll the sandy beach looking for beaver, bear, elk, and moose tracks!

6 miles | +250 ft

DAY FIVE

     Follow the foggy beach to Heart Lake Trail. We’ve circled the entire lake! Admire the bubbling volcanic features once more as we hike back over the pass. We say goodbye at the trailhead, but take our happy memories home!

9 miles, +700 ft, -350 ft

DAY FIVE

     Follow the foggy beach to Heart Lake Trail. We’ve circled the entire lake! Hike past the bubbling volcanic features once more. We say goodbye at the trailhead, but take our happy memories home!

9 miles | +700 ft, -350 ft

Come Join Us!

- The Lamplighters Adventuring Society -

What's Included?

Backcountry Accommodations

  • Permits for each backcountry campsite in Yellowstone
  • 3-6 nights of wilderness camping

Meals & Snacks

  • All meals from the 1st day’s lunch to the last day’s lunch
  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and lots of snacks!

Group Camping Gear

  • Shared gear, bear canisters, water filters, cookware, first aid kit, etc.
  • Individual tents
  • Personal trail journal
  • See gear list

Shuttle

  • Transportation between parking lots and trailheads, if necessary

What's Not Included?

Transportation to Yellowstone

  • Adventurers take own car to reach group meeting point in Yellowstone

Personal Gear & Clothing

  • Sleeping bag, sleeping pad, backpack
  • Personal clothing
  • See gear list

Gratuity for Guides

  • 10% – 20% recommended

Trip Insurance

Backcountry Evacuation

GEAR RENTAL

PACKAGE

Backpack  •  Rain Cover  •  Sleeping Bag  •  Sleeping Pad  •  Camping Pillow  •  Trekking Poles  •  Headlamp  •  Batteries  •  Mug  •  Bowl  •  Utensils

* Tent already included with trip

Simply bring clothes!
$245/trip

What's Included?

Backcountry Accommodations

  • 3 – 6 nights of wilderness camping
  • permits for each backcountry campsite in Yellowstone

Meals and Snacks

  • All meals from the first day’s lunch to the last day’s lunch
  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and lots of snacks!

Group Camping Gear

  • Shared gear, bear canisters, water filters, stoves, cookware, first aid kit, wilderness permit, card games etc.
  • Individual tents
  • Personal trail journal
  • See gear list

Shuttle

  • Transportation between parking lots and trailheads, if necessary

What's Not Included?

Transportation to Yellowstone

  • Adventurers take own car to reach group meeting point in Yellowstone

Personal Gear and Clothing

  • Sleeping bag, sleeping pad, backpack
  • Personal clothing
  • See gear list

Gratuity for Guides

  • 10% – 20% recommended

Trip Insurance

Backcountry Evacuation

GEAR RENTAL PACKAGE

Simply bring clothes!  •  $245 / trip

Backpack  •  Rain Cover  •  Sleeping Bag  •  Sleeping Pad  •  Camping Pillow  •  Trekking Poles  •  Headlamp  •  Batteries  •  Mug  •  Bowl  •  Utensils

* Tent already included with trip

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