Finally Grand Teton


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Published: June 30th 2010
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Friday June 25th
Daily Information


High temp: 81
Low temp: 52

Campground Elevation:
Highest Elevation: 9642 above sea level
Lowest Elevation: 5347’ above sea level

Traveled 305 miles

Departed 9:00AM Weather wonderful cool and low humidity.

Highlights

Saw first Prong Horned Deer then many followed

Tumble weed everywhere

Took a forty mile detour to see Independence Rock
The Oregon Trail past by the rock and was know as the halfway point
from Missouri to Oregon, then through Devil’s Gate

Crossed Continental Divide twice -7,174 and 6720 Feet

Saw Salt Flats

Distant mountains totally covered with snow. (Wind River Range)

Many Wild Horses at different times

A Blue Heron in Lander, WY

Saw the Teton Range at 3:30PM and at the same time a mother Elk grazing just below us

Entered Teton, NP at 4:15PM

600 Species of wildlife are here

Our campsite is in the pines and that’s all you can smell

Big site and a short walk to the shore of Jackson Lake and Grand Teton is standing above it

Going to be chilly tonight with low forties
The pictures of the drive here will tell it all



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First Sighting of Grand Teton
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Grand Teton at our campground Teton NP
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Grand Teton at our campground Teton NP
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Grand Teton at our campground Teton NP
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Independence Rock


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