‘World-class climbing’

‘World-class climbing’

Grand Teton National Park attracts mountaineers, wildlife watchers
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A Colorado Mountain Club group ascends during a climb of Mount St. John in the Grand Tetons. The Teton Range is considered one of the premier climbing areas in the United States and home to Grand Teton National Park.
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“We’re the No. 1 park in the National Park System as far as wildlife viewing of large mammals is concerned,” says Mary Gibson Scott, superintendent of Grand Teton National Park. The spires of the Teton Range are another attraction.
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Mount Owen looms over climbers on the summit of Mount St. John in Grand Teton National Park.
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Mount Moran, center, towers over Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park in this view from the summit of Mount St. John.

‘World-class climbing’

A Colorado Mountain Club group ascends during a climb of Mount St. John in the Grand Tetons. The Teton Range is considered one of the premier climbing areas in the United States and home to Grand Teton National Park.
“We’re the No. 1 park in the National Park System as far as wildlife viewing of large mammals is concerned,” says Mary Gibson Scott, superintendent of Grand Teton National Park. The spires of the Teton Range are another attraction.
Mount Owen looms over climbers on the summit of Mount St. John in Grand Teton National Park.
Mount Moran, center, towers over Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park in this view from the summit of Mount St. John.
About the park

Size: 310,044 acres
Visitors: 2,705,256 in 2012
Established: 1929
History: Standard Oil heir John D. Rockefeller Jr., after visiting the then-96,000-acre Teton National Park, began buying private land in the Jackson Hole valley with the

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