Delta Lake in the Teton Mountains

Delta Lake and the Grand Teton

Distance: 4 miles (one way) Difficulty: Strenuous Best time of year: Summer, Fall Last hiked: 2014 August Be forewarned: Delta Lake is a very challenging trail that requires route-finding skills and a very steep ascent up a large boulder field. This trail is not at all for casual hikers. I had always been hesitant to make a blog post about …

Red Hills and Lavender Hills

Red Hills Trail

Distance: 2.1 miles (one way) Difficulty: Strenuous Best time of year: Spring, Summer, Fall Last hiked: 2014 August Tucked away east of Jackson Hole is local treasure very few take the time to see. The Red Hills of the Gros Ventre Mountains are an exposed sandstone deposit that are leftover from when the region was under a shallow sea, roughly …

Little Grey’s River to Pickle Pass

Wyoming Range

Distance: 4 miles (one way) Difficulty: Strenuous Best time of year: Spring, Summer, Fall Last hiked: 2014 August A water purifier is not something you want to forget on a three-day backpacking trip. A wiser person, upon realizing an essential item was forgotten while still at the car, would have packed everything back up, gone home to retrieve the purifier, …