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Boondocking the Bighorns!
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A foot of new powder in the Bighorn Mountains! Off Trail Snow Base has a wide range of six inches up to nearly four feet and it is still early in the season…
Come ride the majestic Bighorns’ boondocker heaven in vast open meadows and on 300 miles of groomed and 50 miles of ungroomed trails just awaiting you!
As announced by “SnoWest” magazine the Bighorn Trail System came in at #7 “The majestic Bighorn Mountains set the scene and offer a winter wonderland of trails and vast open meadows. Here, visitors will find an abundance of opportunities for invigorating outdoor recreation including snowmobiling, alpine and cross country skiing and snowboarding in an ideal mountain setting.”
SnoWest Magazine also praises the Bighorns as “one of the West’s best-kept secrets – offering solitude, scenery and GREAT SNOW!” The Bighorn Trail System is perpetually rated in the Top 15, with the nearest trailhead just 15 miles southwest of Sheridan at Red Grade Road. With 100% ‘real’, dry powder, challenges and excitement continue into April!
Sheridan, voted several years into the Top Towns for Outdoorsmen in America, is conveniently located adjacent to Interstate 90 in north central Wyoming, midway between Yellowstone National Park and Mount Rushmore National Monument.
Sheridan is calling to you before and after your fun on the mountain . . . enjoy the nightlife in historic downtown, comfortable/reasonable lodging, fine dining, and warm western hospitality!
From Old West to Snow West – Boondocking the Bighorn’s near Sheridan, Wyoming
- Sledders reporting new snow
- Abundant scenic vistas and exciting off-trail opportunities
- Over 1 million acres of Bighorn National Forest with hundreds of miles of trails
- Challenging and endless riding in vast open meadows on countless miles of cross-country trails
- Easy access to fresh untracked powder
- If you have short skis, you will want to leave them at home
- Limited crowds both on and off the trails