Camping store at Grand Tetons

10:03 p.m. on January 16, 2011 (EST)
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My brother and I are going to hike the Grand Tetons this summer.  Can anyone tell me if there is a camping store around the Grand Teton area where we can purchase fuel?  (Propane preferably)

11:01 p.m. on January 16, 2011 (EST)
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I don't know if the Jenny Lake Store has fuel, but in Dorman's outside the Moose South Entrance Station there is a place called Moosely Seconds that has it. Or look at Teton Mountaineering, Skinny Skis or Jack Dennis Sporting Goods in Jackson for sure.

Where are you guys from? I lived in Jackson for 30 summers, now in Flagstaff AZ.

http://tetonmountaineering.com/

http://skinnyskis.com/

http://jackdennisoutdoors.com/

http://www.exumguides.com/?page_id=137  Moosely Seconds

4:35 p.m. on January 17, 2011 (EST)
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Thanks, one last question, would someone suggest a route from Salt Lake, UT to the Tetons?

6:49 p.m. on January 17, 2011 (EST)
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Take I-15 North to Idaho Falls ID, then get on State Hwy 26 to Swan Valley,ID, then 31 to Victor ID, then 22 to get over Teton Pass and down to Wilson WY and across the Snake River to Jackson. Jackson is your best bet for fuel, groceries and supplies.

Then go north on State Hwy 89/26 to the Moose/South Entrance to Grand Teton Nat'l Park.  This will take you to Jenny Lake. Jenny Lake is where you can hike into the heart of the Tetons. Hike the 2.5 miles hiking trail around Jenny Lake to Cascade Canyon and hike up to Hidden Falls, Inspiration Point and Lake Solitude.

Looking at a map of Wyoming? If you drive back from Jackson on 22 and cross the Snake River then take the Wilson/Moose road to Teton Village then take the Aerial Tram there, you can go all the way up to 10,400 feet on the Tram. From there you can hike to Lake Marion, Death Canyon Shelf, Hurricane Pass and Schoolroom Glacier, which is right behind or west of Grand Teton.

Here's some teaser views of the area below:


At-home-on-the-range-a-Buffalo-passes-th

Home on the Range, Grand Teton is midsummer with a Buffalo.


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From East Phelps Lake north of Teton Village looking at Death Canyon in the Southern Teton Range.


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Jenny Lake from the northeast side looking at the Grand Tetons.


Grand-Tetons-from-northwest-side-of-Jenn

The Grand Tetons with the actually high point the second highest to the right without the cloud behind it. From north Jenny Lake Trail.



Hidden-Falls-in-lower-Cascade-Canyon-wes

Hidden Falls west of Jenny Lake GTNP.
Looking-down-where-South-and-North-Casca

Looking down South Cascade Canyon in to the main canyon from 9000 feet which is treeline in the Tetons.


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Mount Moran above Jackson Lake in mid-May. The lake is still frozen.


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Camp in South Cascade Canyon below Grand Teton above looking east.


String-Lake-Creek-Bridge-and-Tetons-nort

Grand Teton from String Lake Bridge just north of Jenny Lake.


The-town-of-Jackson-and-the-Tetons-from-

Viewed from the top of Snow King Mountain looking north to the Tetons with Jackson Hole below. Shot in August 2008.

I lived in Jackson during the summers from 1980 to 2008.





12:32 a.m. on January 18, 2011 (EST)
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There's a Sports Authority in Jackson, too.  It's next to Wendys where Broadway and Pearl Streets meet.

If you happen to go into Teton Mountaineering, find one of the old timers (Chuck, Rex, Neil, John - all old climbing partners) and tell them I said hello!

1:29 p.m. on January 18, 2011 (EST)
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Thanks for all of your help.  I'm really excited now.  Great pictures.  If I see Chuck, Rex, Neil or John, I'll say hello for you.

1:32 p.m. on January 18, 2011 (EST)
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There are a few outdoor stores that sell fuel in downtown Jackson Hole WY.

 

http://www.jacksonholetraveler.com/shopping/outdoor-gear-equipment.php

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