Day 1: Long drive from Boulder, CO to Jackson, WY. Fort Washakie. First stop in Wyoming state. This is a long ride folks. Get some popcorn.
Entering the Teton Area. This area was plagued by forest fires this summer.
However, things clear up and there are no fires in the park.
Very nice visitor center in Moose, WY.
Hordes of bison on the horizon.
I give up on the staring contest and get a move on to the campsite.
And I dare say that I took almost every opportunity. The Teton range is simply majestic, the way it rises above the plains.
It turned out that I was far too early and I had some time to kill. So out came the tripod and I tried my hand at some self-portraits.
The sun finally starts to dip below the mountains.
I get trigger happy...
Day 2. Rise and Shine. I spent the first night in Gros Ventre camp-ground which was some 10 miles out of the park and I had 2 bars on my cell phone as it was quite close to Jackson.
Bison road block. A little bit like India. Complete with foreigner and camera.
This one wasn't half bad.
I get to work with the tripod again.
By the time I grab a campsite and pose for some self-portraits and get the low-down on hiking at the Jenny lake visitor center, it is getting on 11 and I decided to go for a half-day hike.
Jenny lake half way up the trail.
Rocky raccoon? Its not a raccoon, but can't help it.
Surprise lake was aptly named.
It was quite tranquil.
A moose footprint.
Amphitheatre lake. Also well named. Self-portrait.
I need to do some research to figure out which peak this one is. Looks like the Grand.
Oho. This is how forest fires start. This was probably caused by a lightning strike. We reported it and it was probably taken care of by the rangers.
Back at the trailhead.
The Tetons under brilliant sunshine.
Tetons and Jackson Lake.
Fantastic site. Right at the base of the Tetons and the views were brilliant.
Dinner. Pad Thai.
Post card session.
Quick breakfast and off we go. Need to complete a 17 mile trek and leave for Idaho Falls.