Powered by the National Weather Service Digital Forecast Database. This rugged piece of the Rocky Mountains, extending for approximately 80 miles along the western slope of the Continental Divide, contains a unique combination of jagged granite rock, alpine forest, and open alpine meadows. Become a ClimbingWeather.com sponsor and help the Access Fund ! It will be a while before I can head back in, but I'm now planning to take some sort of bouldering trip into the Wind Rivers every summer. WEAR A MOSQUITO NET HAT - Head nets with insect shields will keep skeeters, gnats, and deer flies away from your face and neck. The Wind River Range is grossly underfunded for trail maintenance. The range is home to many of the state’s highest mountains including Fremont Peak at 13,745 and Wind River Peak at 13,192 feet. In fact, 19 of Wyoming’s 20 highest peaks are in the Wind River Range and there are more than 40-named peaks rising above 13,000 feet. Don’t forget your fishing rod and flies! Parked near the Green River Lakes Trailhead at the northern end of Wyoming’s Wind River Range, ... We didn’t bring mosquito nets. Applying DEET and wearing layers will help protect you from these little buggers. 25 million acres. Trip Overview: The ~40 mile Titcomb Basin and Indian Basin backpacking trek goes through the spectacular and popular Wind River Range in the Bridger Wilderness area of Wyoming. The Winds are the most popular section of the Bridger Wilderness of western Wyoming. The mosquitoes are annoying enough to make it worth planning around them. Titcomb Basin or Cirque of the Towers. The Winds, as they're known, are packed with of epic, life-list backpacking trips, and parts of the range are just a couple hours from Jackson. The Wind River Range encompasses an area of 2. During the summer, this lake-dotted wilderness breeds an overwhelming population of the little pests. +/ -7,500 feet of elevation across the course of this trek with a peak elevation of 12,145 feet (top of Indian Pass). They are a truly wild and rugged wilderness, protected by two National Forests and the Wind River Reservation. Currently, 500 miles of trail is what the budget allows for maintenance. Your localized Mosquito weather forecast, from AccuWeather, provides you with the tailored weather forecast that you need to plan your day's activities Wind River, WY 41° F A trip in late August or September might be ideal, or when a 10-15mph wind is in the weather forecast. The nets in mosquito hats contain holes small enough to let air through yet block mosquitos from entering. Current climbing forecast for Wind River Range. It’s a backpackers’ playground. Among the abundant wildlife of the Wind River Range are mosquitoes, and they’re everywhere. Only a fraction of that is actually maintained because of a shrinking budget from the top of the ladder. Mosquitoes can be an issue in late July and early August after the snow melts. The key is to keep an air barrier between skin and the net. Deet, yes—a whole 1.25 ounces—but no mosquito … And fall is the best time to go for one simple reason: The mosquitoes are scarce to non-existent. All told, the range has more than 30 peaks higher than 13,000 feet and over 130 glaciers dispersed across three-quarters of a million acres of public land. The permethrin treatment stays on your clothes for up to 7 washes, so it helps reduce the amount of DEET spray you need to put on your skin. Was thinking about doing 5 or 6 days next week In the Winds. #201448 - 07/23/18 11:50 PM How are the Mosquito in the Wind River Range: toddfw2003 member Registered: 01/08/16 Posts: 369 Loc: Texas I have been backpacking most of the summer in the Sawtooth and Frank Church Wilderness. Below is a list of the gear recommended for backpacking in the Wind River Range…