The Grand Teton seen from the summit of Disappointment Peak, June 9, 2013

Photo taken on a solo climb i did of Disappointment peak on June 9, 2012
Photographer: Jackson Herring

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reboyles

reboyles - Jul 7, 2013 12:56 pm - Voted 10/10

Great Photo!

I've seen a ton of photos of the Grand but few from that perspective. My buddy Mike and I climbed the Smith/Otter Body route on our first trip to the Grand in 1973. We thought we were heading for the Lower Saddle but got off route and climbed the Teepe Glacier. The start of the route lies slightly out of view near the center of the photo. On our descent we met a park ranger who told us that the route had not had an ascent in over 20 years. The route is rarely mentioned to this day.

bob

PanamaRed

PanamaRed - Jul 8, 2013 3:11 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great Photo!

That's awesome man! That seems like a very difficult route. Sounds like quite the adventure!

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