kayak/canoe grand teton nat. park - August 21, 2014

Grand Teton Nat. Park - 3 nights. String Lake & backcountry camping on Leigh Lake. Thursday Aug. 21- Sunday Aug. 24. Drive up on Thursday and camp in a campground somewhere in the park. Pick up the backcountry permit. Day paddle on Jenny Lake? Start early Friday morning on String Lake with a 1-1.5 mile paddle to the north end of the lake. Portage trail to Leigh Lake. Portage trail is approx. 75-100 yards. Paddle east side of Leigh Lake to first nights camp (12B reserved). Beach camp, with a fire ring. Swimming, fishing, hiking, paddling, relaxing. On Saturday, paddle to the west side of the lake to the next camp (14A reserved). More exploring/paddling/etc. Paddle out and drive home on Sunday. Backcountry camping with no water/toilets. Bear boxes at each camp. Leigh Lake is about 2 miles long and 3 miles wide. It sits in the shadow of Mt.Moran. It's a beautiful lake with wildlife & fishing. This trip is suited to canoes, touring kayaks, and maybe IKs if you can self support. The backcountry permit & camps are already reserved. 7/22/14 - This trip is currently full, with a wait list.

Level:Flat Water
Organizer:Kathy Jones
Date:Thu Aug 21 2014 — Sun Aug 24 2014
Meeting Place:Time and place to be determined prior to trip.
Meeting Time:9:00 am