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Backpack Below Jagged Peaks on the Teton Crest Trail

The Teton Crest Trail is hands-down one of the most spectacular backpacking routes in the world!

Hiking Easy, Moderate, Difficult, Extreme

View from North Fork
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The Teton Crest Trail runs along (or near) the spine of the iconic Teton mountain range. Beginning on the border of Bridger Teton and Caribou-Targhee National Forests, it runs deep into the heart of Grand Teton National Park. The Teton Crest is renowned as one of the most epic backpacking routes in the world due to the absolutely unreal scenery that you’ll get to experience the entire way. With views of the towering peaks, idyllic alpine lakes, and meadows filled with wildflowers, choosing to backpack the Teton Crest Trail is choosing to risk sensory overload!

Included in this guidebook is the classic Teton Crest Trail from start to finish. But in addition, we’ve included both ending options to the trail, as well as two can’t-miss side hikes. Adding in the side hikes definitely can add more days onto your trip, but as you’ll find out if you read through the descriptions and look at the photos… you really can’t afford to miss these epic views!

Routes included

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