Teton Mountains (Outside GTNP)

Most peoples’ impressions of the Teton Mountains are made while visiting Grand Teton National Park. Venturing just a bit outside of the borders, however, will reveal equally impressive landscapes and mountain vistas. From Mount Glory and Ski Lake to the northern Tetons and canyons, the mountains freely reward more adventurous hikers. The Alaska Basin is a popular spot for backcountry explorers and can be easily accessed up Teton Canyon. Farther north, the Granite Basin Lakes provide solitude for anyone looking for it. Popular with locals in Teton Valley, the Wind Cave Trail and Darby Canyon make for quick and easy, but fantastic escapes into the mountains. Any adventure into the Tetons, whether in the national park or not, will prove to be a great day out.