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A SOGGY START TO SPRING - MARCH 16, 2012


Taggart Lake Parking Lot - 3/16/2012

The Teton Range has been experiencing an early spring during the month of March with warm temperatures, rain at the lower elevations, and snowpack settlement at the mid-elevations.  The rain has caused significant melting of the snowpack in the valley. The higher elevations are still in winter-mode, albeit mild winter right now!

Rotary plows have already started working
on clearing the Teton Park Road - 3/16/12


The Jenny Lake Ranger Station is
Backcountry camping permits are required year-round for all overnight trips into the backcountry of Grand Teton National Park. Permits are free and can be obtained year-round at the Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center in Moose and during the summer months at the Colter Bay Visitor Center and Jenny Lake Ranger Station. Detailed information can be found in the links on the right.

All route condition information has been removed from this site for the winter season, however, the HOME PAGE will continue to provide periodic updates on general conditions in the Teton Range throughout the winter.

~The Jenny Lake Climbing Rangers