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Best Week: Granite Canyon to Paintbrush Canyon

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Take a grand tour of the Tetons on a six-day trek past pinnacled peaks, wildflower meadows, and secluded lakes.

Best Weekend: Death Canyon Loop

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Sleep in a lake-dotted basin and scale an 11,000-foot peak.

Best Day: Jenny Lake and Hanging Canyon Loop

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Circle a glacial lake, see a waterfall, and explore a forgotten trail.

Grand Teton Adventure Guide (2012 National Parks Series: Part 3 of 6)

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Our map scouts scaled 13,000-foot peaks, trekked to hidden lakes, and explored glacier-carved canyons to bring you our 21 favorite routes in America's most vertiginous range.

National Parks: Grand Teton

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Wade through wildflowers, listen to wolves, and escape the crowded trade routes in this secluded corner of the park.

Readers' Choice 2011: America's Best Hikes

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The undisputed local experts—you—chose the top parks, trails, campsites, and weekend getaways from Alaska to Alabama.

Readers' Choice: Rockies

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Your favorite parks, weekend getaways, peak ascents, campsites, and more in the Rockies.

Trip Finder: Rockies

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Your favorite Rockies hikes—from dayhikes to weekenders to multiday trips.

Fall/Winter Gear Guide: Best Winter Trips

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We traveled to Fjordland and discovered that nothing compares to skiing glacier-clad mountains above deep-water fjords. Plus: 20 winter adventures, from California to New York.

Best. Hikes. Ever.

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We've covered 245,591 miles of trails in our 37-year history. Here are our 20 all-time favorite trips, plus—shocking!—20 routes we never covered.

Best Hikes Ever: Teton Crest Trail, WY

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Traverse the nation's most photogenic range on the Teton Crest Trail.

Life's Short, Hike More!

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What makes a backpacker a backpacker? It's not the garage full of gear or piles of guidebooks--it's the experiences, from thru-hiking a long trail to pushing your personal envelope to inspiring a child's love of wilderness. Here we present BACKPACKER's new Life List: 10 experiences to add to your tick-listnow--and the key skills you need to nail them.

New Life List: Shoot a Wall-Worthy Photo

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The only thing equal to a life-list trip? An image that brings it back to life.

Secret Hikes of the National Parks

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The perfect dozen: Embark on one of these 12 treks, and turn America's most iconic preserves into your own private paradise.

HIking the Tetons Photo Gallery

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Backpacker.com assistant editor Ted Alvarez hits the west side of the Tetons in this photo gallery report.

A Perfect Week in the Grand Tetons

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You won't waste a minute with our only-the-highlights hiking and climbing guide to the West's archetypal range. From the loftiest summits to the loneliest cross-country routes, this seven-day sampler visits every type of Tetons treasure-and then some.

Rip & Go: Paintbrush-Cascade Canyons Loop - Grand Teton National Park

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Climb through bear country to a campsite with views of The Grand.

When Disaster Strikes! 5 True Survival Stories

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Read these real-life tales from five survivors who made it out alive, and learn what they did wrong–and right.

Trip Doctor: Best Western Foliage

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Where's the best western foliage?

Trip Finder: Ridgewalks

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From the West Coast to the Rocky Mountains to New England, we've got nine epic ridgewalks just for you.

May Close-to-Home Hikes

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Our map team has been hard at work plotting the coolest hikes. Check out May's selections here.

Essential National Park Skills: The Ultimate Park Pass

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Write your own ticket to new adventures with these 10 territory-expanding skills.

America's Hardest Dayhikes

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Push yourself on any of these challenging hikes

Table Mountain, Teton Range

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This summit offers the finest view anywhere of the Grand and surrouding peaks.

Best Dayhikes In America

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With strong legs and an ambitious plan, you can see more wild country in 12 hours than some backpackers see in a week, and still make it home in time for dinner.

Best Backpacking In Wyoming

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Our comprehensive guide to the best backpacking you can find in Wyoming.

Grand Teton's High Adventure Trail

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Some people head to Wyoming to summit the Tetons. But outdoor legend Paul Petzoldt had a better idea: Create a route for foot travelers along the spine of the great range.

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