Jessi and I have taken a number of road trips over the years. This year’s trip was back to Wyoming. One could make a long list of you-know-your-in-Wyoming-when jokes, but we knew we were in Wyoming when be began to see ‘dirve-thru’ liquor stores attached to gas stations. The incongruance of this convenience seems to be lost on most Wyomingites.
The major highlight of the trip was a backpacking trip in the Tetons. This has become somewhat of a tradition with us. In 2002 we paddled up String and across Leigh Lake to climb Mount Moran. A few year’s later we took the Jackson Hole Resort tram to the top and headed back into Granite canyon for a couple of days of backpacking in the rain. For this trip we headed up Garnet Canyon and camped at the Meadows.The Meadows is one of several sites climbers use a a base camp for climbing in the Tetons. Continue reading