Lander and the surrounding area have been long known for their outdoor appeal. People have been visiting and relocating here to take advantage of myriad opportunities in the Wind River Range. The topography in the Lander area offers an excellent outdoor classroom, and theNational Outdoor Leadership School is headquartered here for that reason. Climbers have found the climate here in Lander to be agreeable for climbing year-round. In the winter, you can cross-country ski nearby and climb on the warm south facing cliffs of Sinks in the same day. Lander experiences so many sunny days per year that many locals often refer to the town as “sunny Lan Diego”. The mountain biking scene in the area is starting to develop, adding yet another opportunity for individuals who enjoy fresh air and beautiful scenery. Several day and multi-day hiking options exist in picturesque mountains and meadows, or out in the remote Great Divide Basin. Continental Divide Trail hikers often make a stop in Lander to relax and refuel before they head back out on the trail. Fishing for the elusive Golden Trout in the Wind Rivers is another popular summer activity among locals and visitors both. So, whether you are visiting for the first time, or making a return trip to the area, Wild Iris Mountain Sports is here to help you make the most out of your outdoor adventure.