Category: Teton Crest Trail

Teton Crest Trail: Flora & Fauna

Our Teton Crest trail hike was amazing (trail report), but one of the things that struck me the most was the amount of flowers and widlife. The hike continually crosses multiple parks including the Grand Tetons National Park as well as the Jedediah Smith Wilderness / Caribou-Targhee National Forest, and the scenery was impressive in all of them. Each new valley had something different and new to see.

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Meet Kelly & Heiko

A selfie to start the trip
As Tolkien aficionados, we’ve always joked that one of us is called to by the mountains (hence the dwarf) and one of us the sea (hence the elf).

Now that we have hobbits of our own, it’s a chance to share what we’ve learned (from the mistakes we’ve made). Read more ...


Nice day for a walk and I didn’t even have to go very far

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Canada & US

Our Backpacking Trail Reports are mainly from Western Canada and the United States.

Our 2020 & 2021 backpacking hiking on the Great Divide Trail. View our planning and trail reports for sections A-G.