Hiking Grand Teton National Park: A Guide to the Park's Greatest Hiking Adventures

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This is the authoritative guide to all hiking trails—from short, easy day trips to multi-day backcountry adventures—in Grand Teton National Park, famous for its rugged beauty, abundant wildlife and spectacular mountain vistas. Located in western Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park is one of America’s true ...

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Overview

This is the authoritative guide to all hiking trails—from short, easy day trips to multi-day backcountry adventures—in Grand Teton National Park, famous for its rugged beauty, abundant wildlife and spectacular mountain vistas. Located in western Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park is one of America’s true wilderness gems.

Look inside to find:
• Hikes suited to every ability
• Difficulty ratings, fees/permits, and best hiking seasons
• A trail finder to help find just the right hike for you
• Invaluable trip-planning information
• Full-color photos throughout
• Full-color GPS-compatible maps of each trail
• GPS coordinates for all trailheads and backcountry campsites

For more than thirty years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762772551
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 6/5/2012
  • Series: Regional Hiking Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 167,245
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.82 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill Schneider has spent forty years hiking trails all across America. he has written twenty books and hundreds of magazine articles on wildlife, outdoor recreation, and conservation issues. 

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments x

Introduction: Hiking America's Most Famous Wilderness Skyline 1

Planning Your Trip 2

Using This Guide 7

Zero Impact 9

Make It a Safe Trip 11

Be Bear Aware 15

Be Aware of Mountain Lions, Too 21

Trail Finder 23

Map Legend 26

The Hikes

Teton Village Area 27

1 Phelps Lake 28

2 LSR Preserve Small Loop 32

3 LSR Preserve Big Loop 37

4 Marion Lake 44

5 Rendezvous Mountain and Granite Canyon 48

6 Death Canyon and the Mount Hunt Divide 52

7 The Teton Crest 59

Jenny Lake Area 67

8 Leigh Lake 68

9 String Lake 72

10 Moose Ponds 76

11 Taggart Lake 79

12 Bradley Lake 82

13 Garnet Canyon 85

14 Bearpaw and Trapper Lakes 88

15 Surprise and Amphitheater Lakes 92

16 Jenny Lake 95

17 Holly Lake 100

18 Cascade Canyon 104

19 Lake Solitude 107

20 Valley Trail 111

21 Paintbrush Divide 115

22 The Grand Teton Loop 120

Colter Bay and Jackson Lake Lodge Area 128

23 Lakeshore Trail 129

24 Lunch Tree Hill 132

25 Christian Pond 135

26 Swan Lake and Heron Pond 138

27 Willow Flats 142

28 Lookout Rock 146

29 Hermitage Point 149

30 Grand View Point 153

31 Two Ocean Lake 156

32 Signal Mountain 159

33 Emma Matilda Lake 163

North Trails Area 167

34 Glade Creek 168

35 Elk Ridge 172

36 Jackass Pass 176

37 Moose Basin Divide 181

Preserving Grand Teton National Park 185

Afterword: The Value of Guidebooks 186

Hike Index 188

About the Author 189

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