Jackson Peak (Gros Ventre) Climber's Log

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Wheelbarrow

Wheelbarrow - Jan 21, 2017 4:20 am Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2016

Jackson Peak before work  Sucess!

Slept at trailhead and woke up to see the sunrise high on the trail. Goodwin Lake looked like a idealistic place to camp around a lake if I got the chance.

SabineInUtah

SabineInUtah - Aug 20, 2015 4:35 pm Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2015

Amazing Teton Views  Sucess!

Hiked with RDB. Beautiful approach past Goodwin Lake and amazing views of the Tetons from the summit. Easy hike with a trail all the way to the summit.

guerinak

guerinak - Jun 10, 2015 1:26 pm

Cold swim  Sucess!

Nice snowy hike up Jackson Peak in early June. Took a dip in semi-frozen Goodwin Lake on way down-- cold!

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - May 27, 2015 5:58 pm Date Climbed: May 26, 2015

North Ridge  Sucess!

Dodged rain pouring on Jackson and in the Tetons but luckily had some sun on the summit. Excellent views of the surrounding storms. Went up the north ridge but glissaded down into the basin to the west of the ridge and hit the old road back to the car. Rain hit us right as we got back to the car.

dino61111

dino61111 - Jan 25, 2015 5:41 pm

Summer and winter fun  Sucess!

Living in Jackson a long time allowed me to ascend this one several times. Once from the ski cabin at the end of the winter; once from cutting off from the Turquoise Lake trail; once from Nowlin Peak area, and a few times straight up the north ridge. You'd think I liked this or something!?! A great little hometown hike.

aedwards

aedwards - Sep 26, 2013 10:23 am Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2013

NE Ridge  Sucess!

Fun hike, with a little scrambling. I descended the south route. Hiked in the evening, great views from everywhere on the route.

WOLFrising

WOLFrising - Jan 6, 2013 11:13 pm

Nice view of the Tetons  Sucess!

Summer 2009

Climbed with Andy, Ashley, Katie, and two dogs. A nice outing into the Gros Ventre after a whole summer in the Tetons. Nice, easy peak - huge, huge summit cairn!

WoollytheMammoth

WoollytheMammoth - Aug 7, 2011 3:12 am

Great Hike  Sucess!

Good view into the heart of the Gros Ventres.

renogurt

renogurt - Dec 31, 2010 8:16 am

Did it  Sucess!

Nice half day outings

sprosseda

sprosseda - Jul 16, 2010 5:33 pm Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2010

NE ridge  Sucess!

Postholing trying to get to Goodwin Lk was very frustrating. Shortly after reaching lake area went up NE ridge. Got really fun from here on. Easy class 3 and knife-edge snow crest whole way to top. Very cool, and good views of Gros Ventres and Tetons. Fun.

cruzit

cruzit - Aug 23, 2009 8:41 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2009

Beautiful trail  Sucess!

up to Goodwin Lake. Alan, Scout, and I bushwacked the east slope and cut the standard ridge trail. We summitted separatedly because we didn't feel comfortable taking scout across the talus. Very easy day hike.

Alan Ellis

Alan Ellis - Aug 23, 2009 5:10 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2009

Nice Day Hike  Sucess!

Perfect weather and a great view. Never did find the trail up the east slope, but it was still a fun day with Jackie and Scout.

chugach mtn boy

chugach mtn boy - Jul 2, 2009 2:05 pm Date Climbed: Oct 19, 1977

Great fall hike  Sucess!

Beautiful colors, powder on top

pyerger

pyerger - Aug 13, 2008 11:29 pm

Jackson over Jackson  Sucess!

Climbed this peak with some buds from work, I think it was 1993, or 94. It was a great place to get away, so close to town.

TetonJimmy

TetonJimmy - Aug 11, 2008 12:40 am

South Ridge  Sucess!

Climbed this peak a dozen times. I love it every time!!!

heyitsme

heyitsme - Jul 22, 2008 10:59 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2008

.  Sucess!

Great views of the Tetons

Alcas24

Alcas24 - Jul 21, 2008 9:21 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2008

Should have brought skis  Sucess!

Lots of snow still and lots of 4th of July skiers as well. The wildflowers on the way up were spectacular as you looked across them towards the Tetons. I've done quite a few hikes in the area and this one is not to be missed.

Judd97

Judd97 - Jun 30, 2008 5:24 pm Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2008

Curtis Canyon  Sucess!

Climbed up via Curtis Canyon to Goodwin Lake. Snow covered the entire area before hitting the lake all the way until the peak, even on June 30th. The lake was still frozen over except for a few spots around the banks. I climbed my way up, glissaded my way back down and then took a dip in the ICE water of the lake all before the afternoon storms hit :) Great way to start the day!

wmolland

wmolland - Jun 28, 2008 5:23 pm Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2008

Curtis Canyon  Sucess!

A nice climb in nearly complete snow cover from the trail head. Cool cornices at the top and a nice view of the Tetons and the rest of the Gros Ventre Range.

wyopeakMike

wyopeakMike - May 29, 2008 4:43 pm

wyopeakMike  Sucess!

I have hiked up to the town of Jackson's own peak on many occasions. You can drive close to the peak, so it can be a rather quick hike. I even went after work a couple of times. The view of the Tetons is incredible. The ski cabin is a great place. There is even some good rock climbing above Goodwin Lake.

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