The Sheep Mountain Trail is a foot/horse trail that winds up an impressive box canyon to the top of Sheep Mountain, where visitors have the freedom to explore over 25,000 acres of BLM-administered public lands. Directions. It was hot and sunny, about 15°C. This is a 3.8 mile out-and-back hike with 1400 cumulative feet of elevation gain that takes about 2-4 hours to complete. You’ll cross a two track and some underground piping. Several mixed routes on high quality granite face and crack climbs. Overview Sheep Mountain (8,450 feet) offers a mild grade hike to an uninspiring summit; however, its nearly 5 miles of singetrack wends its way though several ecologic zones and its nearly 3,000 feet of elevation gain from the floor of the Big Thompson canyon offers excellent views of the plains to the east and the peaks of Rocky Mountain National Park to the west. Though the summit of this peak looks narrow and exposed, it is actually a beautiful and scenic area. Keep your eyes out for posts marking the trail… Visitors who are not driving four-wheel drive, high clearance vehicles can still access the views from the end of Sheep Mountain Table by foot. Description. The hike:From the Sheep Mountain Trailhead (Trail 386) your hike skirts a stand of trees and then moves into a dry open sagebrush hillside, busy with wildflowers in the spring. We saw close to 40 sheep on the mountain. Sheep Mountain Lodge 17701 W Glenn Hwy (Mile 113.5) Glacier View, AK GPS: 61.812722, -147.498497 Phone: (907) 745-5121 Toll Free:1 (877) 645-5121 Email: … Sheep Mountain Trail Difficult. It is open to hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. We decided to hike up the depression to the left of the ridge because we wanted to avoid all the sheep above us that were on the ridge. Hiking trip report, map, and photos for Sheep Mountain, located in Sheep Mountain BLM, Nevada. From Helena take I15 toward Butte, take Exit 182 (Clancy) turn right on the frontage rd. Dogs are welcome. Sheep Mountain Trail is a 9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Loveland, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. Hiking Sheep Mountain Table. no reports have been added for Sheep Mountain Trail (The Great Trail) yet, add a trail report. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from April until November. After a few more miles, you finally come across your first sign since leaving Highway 200, the trailhead for Sheep Mountain. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. to the Sheep Mountain turn off. If you choose to ride the back of Sheep Mountain, there are several ways out; either head left down the East Fork of Rattlesnake Creek trail (514) or continue until 513 meets the road and head up FS Road 2120 to ride Mineral Peak Trail (511). 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