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Gems in West - 8

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gem Favorite Hidden Falls (it looks a lot bigger in person)

Hidden Falls

(65) Jackson, WY
gem Favorite Hidden Falls

Inspiration Point

(58) Jackson, WY
gem Favorite Mountain view from Schwabacher's Landing.

Schwabacher Landing

(40) Colter…, WY
gem Favorite Awesome view walking away from Lake Solitude.

Lake Solitude

(26) Moose W…, WY
gem Favorite The Grand from Table Mountain.

Table Mountain

(14) Alta, WY
gem Favorite Amphitheater Lake in late September

Amphitheater Lake

(17) Moose W…, WY
gem Favorite The Tetons make for a gorgeous site when entering from Hurricane Pass.

Schoolroom Glacier

(5) Alta, WY
gem Favorite One of the boats bringing visitors back from Hidden Falls.

Young Naturalist Program

(5) Jackson, WY

Recommended Routes in West - 8

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Favorite The Teton Peaks
Intermediate/Difficult

Lake Solitude

14.2 mi 22.8 km 2,246' Up 684.47 m Up 2,246' Down 684.46 m Down

Jackson, WY
Favorite Surprise Lake plunge - Grand Teton rising above. Brrrrr!
Difficult

Amphitheater Lake

9.9 mi 16.0 km 2,949' Up 898.84 m Up 2,949' Down 898.79 m Down

Jackson, WY
Favorite At the Base of the Peaks with permission from Hobbes7714 Photo Credit: Andrew Wahr  Link: https://twitter.com/WahrAndrew
Intermediate

Jenny Lake

7.3 mi 11.8 km 385' Up 117.35 m Up 384' Down 117.19 m Down

Jackson, WY
Favorite The mighty Cathedral Group! with permission from Richard Ryer
Difficult

Paintbrush Divide

19.6 mi 31.6 km 3,932' Up 1198.51 m Up 3,932' Down 1198.49 m Down

Jackson, WY
Favorite Taggart Lake, from the Taggart Lake Trail.
Intermediate

Bradley - Taggart

6.2 mi 9.9 km 656' Up 199.81 m Up 660' Down 201.26 m Down

Jackson, WY
Favorite The Teton Peaks
Difficult

Teton Crest Trail

39.0 mi 62.7 km 8,061' Up 2456.99 m Up 7,576' Down 2309.22 m Down

Moose W…, WY
Favorite Hiking back down into Garnet Canyon, from the saddle.
Very Difficult

Lupine Meadows to Lower Saddle

13.5 mi 21.7 km 4,929' Up 1502.4 m Up 4,929' Down 1502.39 m Down

Alta, WY
Favorite String Lake Panorama - Explored
Easy/Intermediate

Bearpaw and Trapper Lakes

9.8 mi 15.8 km 179' Up 54.41 m Up 179' Down 54.41 m Down

Jackson, WY

West Hiking

  • 202 Miles 325 Kilometers of Trail
  • 8 Recommended Routes
  • 8 Gems Gems
  • 11 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 14 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 7 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in West - 23

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4.5 mi 7.2 km #1Cascade Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Jackson, WY
Intermediate
Jackson, WY 82 
3.8 mi 6.2 km #2Taggart Lake Trail
Intermediate
Jackson, WY
Intermediate
Jackson, WY 29 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #3Leigh Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Jackson, WY
Easy/Intermediate
Jackson, WY 19 
3.5 mi 5.7 km #4String Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Jackson, WY
Easy/Intermediate
Jackson, WY 28 
2.2 mi 3.6 km #5Hanging Canyon to Lake of the Crags
Difficult
Jackson, WY
Difficult
Jackson, WY 18 
7.0 mi 11.2 km #6Paintbrush Canyon
Difficult
Jackson, WY
Difficult
Jackson, WY 11 
10.2 mi 16.4 km #7South Teton Trail #027
Intermediate/Difficult
Moose Wilson Road, WY
Intermediate/Difficult
Moose Wilson Road, WY
2.6 mi 4.3 km #8Face Trail #029
Difficult
Alta, WY
Difficult
Alta, WY 12 
4.9 mi 7.9 km #9North Fork Cascade Canyon
Difficult
Moose Wilson Road, WY
Difficult
Moose Wilson Road, WY
8.6 mi 13.8 km #10Valley Trail
Intermediate
Jackson, WY
Intermediate
Jackson, WY

Photos of West - 172

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Mountain view from Schwabacher's Landing.
Jun 3, 2016 near Jackson, WY
The mighty Cathedral Group! with permission from Richard Ryer
Jan 8, 2015 near Jackson, WY
The Teton Peaks
Mar 30, 2020 near Alta, WY
String Lake Panorama - Explored
May 6, 2015 near Jackson, WY
Fun little lunch spot on the shores of Jenny Lake 10/12/18
Oct 14, 2018 near Colter…, WY
At the Base of the Peaks with permission from Hobbes7714 Photo Credit: Andrew Wahr  Link: https://twitter.com/WahrAndrew
Jan 8, 2015 near Jackson, WY
Grand Teton as seen from a meadow on North Fork Cascade Canyon trail.
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Image by the National Park Service (NPS).
Dec 23, 2014 near Moose W…, WY
String Lake - One of the best spots in Grand Teton NP.
Sep 6, 2016 near Alta, WY