Island Lake – Wind River Mountains

Date: August 22, 2015
Miles: 10.8
Elevation Gain: 1,900 ft
Start Time: 7:13 am
Duration: 5:20 hours

WR-Island Lake
Island Lake Trail – Wind River Mountain Range

Sandy grew up in Lander, Wyoming which is nestled at the eastern side of the Wind River Mountain Range.  Although this was hiding in her backyard she was never into hiking as a child so this was the first time either of us ventured into the Wind Rivers.  We came to Lander to attend the wedding of the daughter of our very good friends Luanne and Rory but the wedding wasn’t until the afternoon so we saw this as a good opportunity get a hike in while we could. Continue reading “Island Lake – Wind River Mountains”