Day Hike - Westberg Trail


Day Hike - Westberg Trail

We'll go up the Westberg Trail, down the Back Pains Trail, and spend lots of time on Manastash Ridge in-between. There was lots of snow this year, there should be lots of wildflowers!

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.6 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 2,600 ft
  • Pace: 2.25 MPH on the flat areas (most of the hike), no maximum

Manastash Ridge Trailhead at 8:00 AM ,

You must be accustomed to hiking this distance. If you have any doubts, send me an email with what you've been hiking recently and your pace, and we can figure out if this is a good hike for you. 


Westberg Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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