Alta, Wyoming

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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Explore Teton Creek along Sheep Bridge Trail

    4.0
    2 mi / 250 ft gain
    Trailhead: The trail is just outside of Driggs, Idaho in Alta, Wyoming on the way up to Grand Targhee Ski Resort. The hike is fairly easy, so you can enjoy the scenic views of the forest and creek, especially during the winter when the trees have a thick layer of snow on them. You also cross Teto...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Summit Table Mountain

    4.8
    11 mi / 4000 ft gain
    To climb Table Mountain you begin at the Teton Canyon Trailhead near Driggs, Idaho. The trailhead sits at about 6,800 feet elevation and from there you have two options to reach the 11,106 ft. peak -neither of which are technical, and both of which are dog-friendly.The first option, named Huckleb...
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Scenic Drive Up to Grand Targhee Ski Resort

    5.0
    The scenic drive along Alta Ski Hill Road to Grand Targhee Ski Resort provides many amazing views of the Grand Teton, especially during autumn. The Grand Teton is one of the most spectacular mountain peaks in all of the U.S. People travel the world to come see this specific mountain. Most people,...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Hike Darby Canyon to the Wind Cave

    4.9
    The best time to hike Darby Canyon is May through September, since the snow stays late in spring and comes earlier in fall.Hiking up Darby Canyon to the Wind Caves provides spectacular views of the Jedediah Smith Wilderness and is a fun, yet challenging hike. It is a popular day hike, and many fa...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Backpack the Teton Loop

    34 mi / 7000 ft gain
    For our loop traveling around the Grand Teton, we started at the Lupine Meadows TH going counterclockwise and that was where we finished as well. We heard that other people start other trailheads, like Death Canyon TH or Taggart Lake TH. Our goal was to finish the loop in just 2 days and 1 night,...
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  • Jenny Lake, Wyoming

    Delta Lake via Lupine Meadows Trailhead

    4.7
    7.16 mi / 2365 ft gain
    Delta Lake is a hidden gem in one of America's busiest national parks, Grand Teton in Wyoming. On paper, Delta Lake should be a hotspot for visitors to Grand Teton with its relatively moderate distance and elevation gain which lies in the realm of most day hikers. However, this spectacular glacia...
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  • Lupine Meadows Trailhead, Wyoming

    Summit the Grand Teton via the Owen Spalding Route

    16.3 mi / 7000 ft gain
    Beginning at the Lupine Meadows trailhead near Jenny Lake you will follow the signs for Garnett Canyon. The sign at the trailhead says at mile 4.1 that the trail ends, but there is actually a defined path that will take you most of the way up to the lower saddle, encountering only one scramble. D...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Surprise Lake via Lupine Meadows

    9.69 mi / 2946 ft gain
    Getting Started There is a good amount of parking at the Lupine Meadows Trailhead but on weekends and nice days it will fill up quickly so it is best to arrive as early as possible.  The Trail The trail to Surprise Lake starts relatively level before quickly beginning to ascend after about a t...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Camp on Leigh Lake

    1 mi / 50 ft gain
    Because it's only accessible by canoe, kayak, or foot, the 8 Leigh Lake campsites have a solitary backcountry feel to them while providing all the necessities for an enjoyable night under Mt. Moran in Grand Teton National Park. The western campsites are paddle-in only, while the easter campsites ...
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    String Lake Loop, Grand Teton NP

    4.7
    3.66 mi / 275 ft gain
    String Lake is a great place to spend time in Grand Teton National Park. There are many options for fun here including kayaking, canoeing, swimming, and picnicking. The warm, shallow waters make it a great lake for families, and there are many options for hiking here, from easy to difficult. Th...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Mount Moran

    10 mi / 5500 ft gain
    Mount Moran’s CMC Route is best climbed by starting at String Lake’s boat launch. From here, pack up your overnight and climbing gear into your kayak or canoe and start your journey north on String Lake. At the end of the lake, portage a few hundred yards to Leigh Lake and continue your paddle no...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Paintbrush and Cascade Canyons Loop

    5.0
    18.77 mi / 4088 ft gain
    This is one of the most picturesque and popular overnight trails in the Tetons for a reason. The trailhead is located at the String Lake parking lot. The trail constantly changes at every turn; be ready to experience a wide variety of gorgeous scenes from lush dense forests, scattered waterfalls,...
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  • Jenny Lake, Wyoming

    Paintbrush Canyon to Holly Lake

    5.0
    12.84 mi / 2575 ft gain
    This day-long adventure takes off from the Paintbrush Canyon Trailhead. The trailhead is located north of the very popular Jenny Lake along String Lake Rd. It took us about 7 and half hours including an hour lunch break to hike up and down from about 6,900 feet to 9,300 feet, an early start is de...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Leigh Lake via String Lake Trailhead

    4.8
    2.84 mi
    Leigh Lake is absolutely stunning with about as many recreational activities as you can imagine for a lake. It is a short flat one mile hike from the trailhead at String Lake to Leigh. Once you get there can go as far along as you wish along the 2 mile lakeshore. You can also Kayak, Canoe, or SUP...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Cascade Canyon Trail

    8.92 mi / 1128 ft gain
    This is a really scenic trail in the Grand Teton National Park. If you follow the trail all the way it will lead you to Lake Solitude.  This hike about 12+ miles round trip, depending on if you get the ferry across Jenny Lake (less with ferry). The actual hike begins on the west side of Jenny la...
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  • Jenny Lake, Wyoming

    Jenny Lake Loop

    4.8
    7.82 mi / 682 ft gain
    Jenny Lake's north shore is one of the most beautiful hikes in Grand Teton National Park. Getting there requires a short shuttle boat ride to the north side of the lake, but you also have the option of hiking all the way around the lake. There is a ton of wildlife up here. Keep an eye out for moo...
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