9781573420693

Day Hikes In Grand Teton National Park, 5th 89 Great Hikes

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    9781573420693

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    1573420697

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/18/2014
  • Publisher: Day Hike Books, Inc.
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Summary

Grand Teton National Park may be one of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring parks of the Rocky Mountains. The craggy Teton peaks reach as high as 13,770 feet, forming a bony ridge through Wyoming along the Continental Divide. Fronting the Teton Range lies the twisting and curving Snake River, winding its way down the Jackson Hole Valley. The reflections of the Tetons gently ripple across the river's serene water.

Now in its 5th edition, Day Hikes In Grand Teton National Park includes a thorough selection of 89 day hikes throughout this national park and around the town of Jackson. The hikes include easy-to-follow directions and are well organized by region, making the valley and mountain range easily accessible for everyone. The book offers many options for hiking--from exploring a short distance from the trailhead to climbing thousands of feet in elevation through canyons that lead up to fantastic vantage points. Highlights include lakeshore paths, cascading creeks, rock-walled canyons, panoramic overlooks, waterfalls, hot springs, fishermen trails, prime wildlife habitats, North America's largest landslide, and two hikes atop the Jackson Hole Ski Resort. The hikes range from well-known destinations (like Jenny Lake and Jackson Lake) to quiet, backcountry trails.

The author has written extensively on Montana and Wyoming hiking trails and has personally hiked all of these trails. Companion guides include Day Hikes In Yellowstone National Park and Day Hikes In the Beartooth Mountains.

Author Biography

Since 1991, Robert Stone has been writer, photographer, and publisher of Day Hike Books. He is a Los Angeles Times Best Selling Author and an award-winning journalist of the Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers, the Outdoor Writers Association of California, the Northwest Outdoor Writers Association, the Bay Area Travel Writers, and the Outdoor Writers Association of America. Robert resides summers in the Rocky Mountains of Montana and winters on the California Central Coast.

Table of Contents

(1) Moose Junction area (2) Phelps Lake area: Death Canyon trailhead (3) Phelps Lake area: Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve (4) Bradley and Taggart Lakes; Lupine Meadows (5) Jenny Lake: South Jenny Lake trailhead (6) String Lake and Leigh Lake (7) Lower Jackson Lake area: Jackson Lake Lodge and Colter Bay (8) John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway; Flagg Ranch (9) Moran Junction to Moose Junction; East side of Jackson Hole (10) Gros Ventre Range (11) Around the town of Jackson; Snow King Mountain; Gros Ventre Range (12) South of Jackson; Bridger Tetons to Gros Ventre Range (13) Teton Village and Jackson Hole Ski Resort (14) West of Jackson: Jackson to Victor, Idaho; Teton Pass Trail Network (15) Index

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