51 mile bicycle ride last Saturday

8:49 p.m. on July 23, 2014 (EDT)
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I rode 51 miles round trip to the Jenny Lake Lodge and back last Saturday from Jackson WY. It was a hot day!

I am adding some pictures from my ride below.


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Grand Teewinot and North Teton 


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Mt Moran, note the volcanic plug of Basalt running down from the snow patch to the couloir in the top center


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The dining room at the Jenny Lake Lodge where I had a Buffalo burger topped with blue cheese $14.95 and a lite beer.


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Trail leading to Paintbrush Canyon along Jenny Lakes NW shore. Grand Teton left of center and Teewinot Mountain to its left. Mt Owen to its left above trail.


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View of the Tetons out my dining room table window


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Cascade Canyon between the Grand (left) and Mt Owen across Jenny Lake


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The tourist boat launch for the ride to the mouth of Cascade Canyon. Its a 2 .5 mile hike to the same spot along the SW shore of Jenny Lake.


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Teewinot and Mt Moran from the Jenny Lake Road


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Grand Teton's SE slope, treeline below is about 9500 feet.


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Snow Kings mountain on right of canyon called Cache Creek above the Nat Elk Refuge near the town of Jackson WY


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Flat Creek and the Gros Ventre (Grow Vont) mountains just north of town


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A Trumpeter Swan swims on Flat Creek near town

This weekend I may ride up to the Gros Ventre River and wade in its cool waters to cool off it been so hot here since mid July.


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The Gros Ventre River looking upstream towards the mountains by the same name east of Jackson Hole and the Tetons


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My bike at the bike path tunnel heading towards Grand Teton NP


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The Tetons and a old cabin near Moose WY


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Bullwinkle the moose crosses a section of the Snake River near Moose WY, I didn't see his pal Rocky the Squirrell


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An old Woody station wagon at Moose


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A Glacial Landscape


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Bike, water and Tetons


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The Jenny Lake Road and bike path


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Buck mt,south Teton, Teton and north Teton peaks


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String Lake bridge


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Teewinot and the Grand Teton (left to right) Snow lingers on the peaks weill into the following winter. Last winter was 120% above "normal" snow pack.

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