Tetons Crest Trail


August 22nd to 27th, 2014

A great week in the Tetons


Getting acclimated on top of Teton ski area

And a trip to the hotsprings


A day of Rain, Snow, Sleet and Hail

But still a splendid hike

Saturday, August 23, 2014


Hiking out via the Gondala and a fresh start

Sunday, August 24, 2014


Heading toward the Elk County Lodge

Sunday, August 24, 2014 (part 2)


Cascade Creek and an Amazing Alpine Glow

Across Jenny Lake to start up Cascade Creek

Monday, August 25, 2014


Cascade Canyon

towards North Cascade Creek

Monday, August 25, 2014 (part 2)


Campground for the night

North Cascade Creek

Monday, August 25, 2014 (part 3)



Up to Lake Solitude

A beautiful lake surrounded by sheer cliffs

Tuesday, August 26, 2014


A long hike up to Paintbrush Divide

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 (part 2)


Skipping the final campsite for a nice dinner

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 (part 3)


Climbing to the top of Static Peak

Hiking out early allowed another day up in the moutains

Wednesday, August 27, 2014


Looking out from top of Static Peak

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - part 2


Around town before going home

Thursday, August 28, 2014

August in the Grand Tetons - 5 days of backpacking


Additional pictures from the trip on Flickr