Togwotee Pass Wilderness Snowmobile Poachers

I received a very irate phone call from a friend on Saturday afternoon, about some ignorant snowboarders who were using snowmobiles to access some powder on Togwotee Pass. Not really a big deal on it’s own really, but when you cross Wilderness (non-motorized) boundaries that are set aside for those that want peace and quite […]

Togwotee Pass Backcountry Alliance

Anyone who has skied or toured on Togwotee Pass knows how popular an area it is for winter recreation. While we all have ‘rights’ to access our different ‘playgrounds’, it is important to respect area closures and wilderness boundaries so that everyone can enjoy the backcountry experience they seek. Unfortunately, evidence of snowmobilers ignoring such […]

French Spy Bowl

This trip report is from November 21, 2005 and my first trip to the French Spy Bowl on Togwotee Pass. Sometimes the surrounding ranges are the better choice for early season coverage. The Absorkas, of Togwotee Pass, can often collect a fair amount of snow and also provide sick lines for those that just…can’t…wait, like […]