The mighty mountains reach a height of 13,804 feet at Gannett Peak, the range’s tallest with 40 other peaks in the area topping 13,000 feet. In addition to Gannett Peak, 19 other mountaintops in the range are the tallest in Wyoming.
In winter, the Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail attracts over the snow enthusiasts from all parts of the country with wide open meadows and miles and miles of groomed snowmobile trails.
Spanning over 100 miles from the Great Divide Basin to Yellowstone National Park, the Winds have hundreds of miles of hiking trails, fishing streams, lakes and scenic wonder. Whether it be by horseback or foot, ATV or mountain bike, canoe or kayak, the range is irresistible for modern day explorers, campers and mountain climbers.
Lander serves as the gateway to the Winds with numerous trailheads beckoning adventurers, climbers, hikers, fisherman, photographers and sightseers in the Shoshone National Forest, the nation’s first.