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Dark Skies: Wyoming’s FKT Routes

by | Apr 23, 2023 | Routes

Wyoming is home to big, rugged mountain ranges and wide open spaces, and many of the routes are both stunning and challenging.  Of the 42 posted routes and variations, 26 don’t have a posted women’s times (61.9%).

In 2022, women set 8 of the 18 FKTs in Wyoming (50%), with an additional 2 by mixed gender teams (11%).

If you want to set an FKT on a route that does not have a posted women’s FKT, you should search for known times on Strava and Google. 

Route NameDistance in milesElevation GainPosted Women's FKT?Best Women's Time
Laramie Peak: Ascent4.62,651Yes1h 18m8s
Teewinot Mountain, East Face6.55,930Yes3h 9m 8s
Medicine Bow Peak Loop7.31,703No
Table Mountain: West Face Round Trip7.64054No
Bighorn Peak: Ascent9.04,800No
Photographers Point9.51,120No
Laramie Peak: Up & Down9.92814Yes2h 12m2s
Cloud Peak: Ascent10.64860No
Canyons Trail, Curt Gowdy State Park10.91,017Yes1h 47m 24s
Table Mountain: North Fork Round Trip12.94,100No
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone13.51,500No
Grand Traverse14.012000No
Middle and South Tetons15.67,048Yes5h 16m27s
Sink the Battleship15.64,561No
Teton Up and Over16.23,482Yes8h 38m32s
Bighorn Peak: Car to Car18.04,800No
Atlantic Peak19.53,909No
Cirque of the Towers Traverse21.04625No
Temple Peak21.04,373No
Cloud Peak: TH to TH23.44860Yes7h 46m52s
Cache Dash Traverse25.710517Yes10h 6m0s
Downs Mountain29.36,903
Wind River Peak30.26,723Yes8h 21m31s
Southern Winds Crossing30.73,066No
Fremont Peak34.07,533Yes9h 4m7s
Teton Circumnavigation34.08,000Yes6h 17m 14s
Gannett Peak38.08,100Yes14h 39m37s
Teton Crest Trail39.58,655Yes7h 58m 12s
Teton Crest Uppercut42.513,000No
Teton Bullseye47.015,300Yes15h 38m29s
Wind River Northern Divide 13ers Traverse50.015,000No
Granite Canyon and Teton Crest Trail Loop 56.311,092No
Teton Center Punch Traverse56.618,140No
Solitude Loop59.010,500No
Mt Moran Picnic64.413119No
Grand Teton Picnic67.07,000Yes14 h 47m
Wind River High Route80.030,000No
Wind River High Route97.030,000Yes2d 11h 37m 0s
Wyoming Thirteeners220.082,000No
Rocky Mountains Slam (CO, WY, MT)1030.0432,500No
Mormon Pioneer Trail (IL, IA, NE, WY, UT)1297.028,000No
Continental Divide Trail (NM, CO, WY, ID, MT)2975.3No
Grand TetonNo
Wind River Range Traverse

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