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It’s up ahead off in the distance yet towering over the road as you travel south from Mammoth. What is that mountain and how did it get such a vaguely familiar name?
It turns out Dr. Robert Bunsen of chemistry labs Bunsen burner fame has...More
Leaving Norris for Mammoth we stopped enroute. Party of 13 we took the 2 hour moderate hike to the top and an hour down. Incentive for the teenagers was WiFi access at the peak a good motivation to maintain the pace. A good view from...More
We loved hiking Bunsen Peak. There are three great viewing areas on top. Hike was moderately strenuous for middle age mom, mild to moderate for teenage boys and husband, but beautiful for all. A real highlight of Yellowstone!
We wanted to take a hike in Yellowstone and were hesitant to go out on our own. Additionally, I often find that hiring a guide allows you to learn while relaxing and enjoying your surroundings. Bunsen Peak gets reviews that say it's easy, moderate and...More
This is a great trail with views all along it. It is a burner and requires some stamina but the views at the top al well worth it, absolutely breathtaking! We hiked it twice, bringing our family back the second time because we didn't want...More
I took a couple hours to scale it after work one evening, I wouldn't recommend doing the first part while it is pouring rain like I did, but I had a trail to myself which can sometimes be good in Yellowstone. A great elevation hike...More
The first mile is a pretty steady but decent incline. The next mile has some better inclines and definitely gets the heart rate pumping. Some awesome stops along the way to the top for pictures. Make sure to sign in to the summit book at...More