The Grand Teton National Park is named for Grand Teton, the tallest mountain in the Teton Range located in northwestern Wyoming. At approximately 310,000 acres, the park includes the major peaks of the 40-mile-long Teton Range as well as most of the northern sections of the valley known as Jackson Hole. Grand Teton National Park is named for Grand Teton, the tallest mountain in the Teton Range.
Few landscapes on earth compare to that of the Grand Teton National Park. From Majestic Mountains, valleys, lakes, rivers and skies are home to diverse and abundant forests, wildflowers and wildlife. The Park is an almost pristine ecosystem and the same species of flora and fauna that have existed since prehistoric times can still be found there. More than 1,000 species of vascular plants, dozens of species of mammals, 300 species of birds, more than a dozen fish species and a few species of reptiles and amphibians exist.
The Grand Teton National park also has a very rich cultural history with old homesteads and ranches to explore.During the last 25 years of the 19th century, the mountains of the Teton Range became a focal point for explorers wanting to claim first ascents of the peaks. There are more than 1,000 drive-in campsites and over 200 miles of hiking trails that provide access to backcountry camping areas. Nobody would ever imagine this beautiful tranquil location could turn into a complete nightmare.
This video documents the trip Lux Adventures made to the Grand Teton National Park and contains graphic content that may be disturbing for some viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.