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Grand Teton National Park: Lower Saddle via Garnet Canyon Trail

The standard approach for GT climbers, this 6-mile, 5,000-foot trek to the Lower Saddle yields divine views.

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INFO For information on permits, current trail and camp conditions, and wilderness guidelines, go to

PERMIT A wilderness permit is required for all overnight camping in the backcountry. Reservations accepted ($20 administrative fee for permits during peak season).

CONTACT Grand Teton National Park, (307) 739-3300;

To Trailhead

From Jenny Lake Campground in Grand Teton National Park, go S on main road .4 mile; turn R on dirt road. Bear L after bridge, then R at fork and go 1.3 miles to Lupine Meadows parking area.

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