Natural World Continuing Education Series

Lecture: Naturalists Study Group

Natural World Continuing Education Series - Monte Cristo

Help with butterfly inventory work on the Mountain Loop Highway. We will also be looking at plants and other resources that the butterflies are using. We will only be hiking up to the townsite of Monte Cristo.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 400 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 2,800 ft

Meeting times and place(s) will be determined as people sign up.  


Monte Cristo, Glacier Basin, Silver Lake & Twin Lakes

  • Green Trails Monte Cristo No. 143

    Green Trails Sloan Peak No. 111

    Green Trails Mountain Loop Highway No. 111SX
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Nets, cameras, binoculars!

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