Over the Forth of July 2001 I departed on a trip to hike the entire length of Teton National Park, some 70miles. I would not actually be in the park; my route would take me through the Targhee NF and Jedediah Smith Wilderness, which borders Teton NP. Unfortunately my ride fell through at the last minute so I had know way of getting my car to other end of the park, so my plan was to hike though and thumb back. But as it turned out my plans changed about mid trip and I just looped back to my car.

Day 1: My first impression was that ... (more)