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Teton Crest Trail in 5 days


Itinerary

Phillips Bench Trailhead
8.7 mi • 2,600 ft gain
Granite South/Middle Fork
5.6 mi • 1,400 ft gain
Death Canyon Shelf
10.4 mi • 1,700 ft gain
Cascade South Fork
3.3 mi • 700 ft gain
Cascade North Fork
11.1 mi • 2,100 ft gain
String Lake Trailhead
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How to get a permit

This trip requires a Grand Teton National Park Backcountry Permit. Reservations depend on your start date:

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May–Oct

Limited number of permits available.

2 options


A

Online reservations

OpensJan 108 AM MST
Closes2 days ahead11:59 PM MDT
Jan 10 – 2 days ahead
Book online
Passed Advance release: Jan 10 at 8 AM MST
Book online

B

In-person reservations

Opens1 day ahead8 AM MDT
ClosesDay of5 PM MDT
1 day ahead – day of

Don’t want to miss the deadline?

Let us know when you want to go and we’ll remind you to book.


Permit details

Here is how to fill out the Grand Teton National Park Backcountry Permit application:

1st Night CampsiteGranite South/Middle Fork
2nd Night CampsiteDeath Canyon Shelf
3rd Night CampsiteCascade South Fork
4th Night CampsiteCascade North Fork

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