Absaroka Mountains: Elephant Head Summit

Elephant Head is a full day hike to a large flat summit in the northern Absaroka Mountains of Montana. The thigh burning final approach of 1500 feet up a loose talus slope is sure to have you aching the next day.

The dirt

  • Length: ~9 miles roundtrip
  • Difficulty: advanced
  • Elevation gain: about 3500 ft
  • Fun fact: Large flat summit with excellent views down the front range of the Absarokas

Location

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