Goals for the trip
Last week, I headed out to Grand Teton National Park for a week of solo hiking (Monday - Friday). When I booked my trip, the first thing I did was plan my hikes and food stops. Unfortunately this was very last minute, and I couldn't secure backcountry permits for the Teton Crest Trail (although you can show up to the Visitor's Center the morning of). I'm also not sure I would do it as a solo hiker since my experience with bears is very limited.
My main goal was to see some beautiful scenery. Second goal was to see some wildlife. Of course beneath it all, I wanted to be safe and bear aware.Read More