Fall Morning on the Upper Gros Ventre.

A Wilder Slice of Wyoming!

If you are a regular reader of Best of the Tetons, you already know I spend a lot of time “on the Gros Ventre”. On a normal day, that would include a relatively small section of the river from the Highway to Kelly. I also venture a couple of miles or so past Kelly where the Gros Vente River enters Grand Teton National Park. But, the Gros Ventre drainage extends well past the Park entrance. I can’t tell you how far the road will take you, but the historic Darwin Ranch’s web site states it is at least 22 (bolt rattling) miles beyond the last section of asphalt at the Atherton Creek Campground! There are no stores, no gas stations, and not much of anything else except jaw dropping scenery. Don’t expect cell phone service, either! Continue reading “Fall Morning on the Upper Gros Ventre.”

A Harbinger of Fall!: Moose Stripping His Velvet Covered Antlers.

Short-lived, yet captivating to experience!

Shiras Moose (Wyoming Moose) grow and pamper their delicate velvet covered antlers in August. They often begin stripping the velvet during the last few days of August, into the Labor Day Weekend, and even a few days beyond. The yearly stripping event for each bull takes place over a precious short window of time! Continue reading “A Harbinger of Fall!: Moose Stripping His Velvet Covered Antlers.”

September 2016 Daily Journal of Photos & Comments for Grand Teton National Park & JH

“September: Fall’s amazing transformation” 

  • Black Bears have been spotted on the Moose-Wilson Road, but less often this year than last. New rules are in place on the road.
  • Keep an eye on a “sister page” during September: Foliage Reports September/October 2016 :
  • Deadmans Bar Road, parking area and ramp will be closed beginning at 8:00 a.m. on October 3

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September 30, 2016 – Friday

Shadow Mountain

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