National Geographic : 1934 Jul
Photograph byG.A.Grant, courtesy National Park Service FROM A LEVEL PLAIN THE TETONS LEAP SKYWARD The traveler who "packs in" and camps at night along the Snake River, in the Jackson Hole country of Wyoming, wakes next morning toascene ofamazing grandeur. Grand Teton, 13,747 feet; its sister peaks to the left, Middle Teton and South Teton, slightly lower; andMount Owen, 12,910 feet, just beyond it,thrust up abruptly through the valley floor like the jagged points of spears hurled by demons from the underworld. Across thecleft totheright towers Mount St.John. The mighty range, splendid climax of Grand Teton National Park, is built of granite shaped by glaciers.