Yellowstone to Jackson Hole
After spending another night at Cascade Lodge, we worked our way south through Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons to Jackson, Wyoming. It is hard for mere photographs to show the beauty of the Grand Tetons, but we tried.
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First thing in the morning, we drove down the south rim drive to get views of the Yellowstone Canyon and the waterfalls.
First thing in the morning, we drove down the south rim drive to get views of the Yellowstone Canyon and the waterfalls.
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This is a view just below the upper falls with the morning shadows lighting up the mist from the falls, which are just out of sight on the right.
This is a view just below the upper falls with the morning shadows lighting up the mist from the falls, which are just out of sight on the right.
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The river above the upper falls, just before the brink.
The river above the upper falls, just before the brink.
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The brink of the falls, just as the water goes over the edge.
The brink of the falls, just as the water goes over the edge.
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A shot down the falls. The falling water itself is a little over exposed in this shot.
A shot down the falls. The falling water itself is a little over exposed in this shot.
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Shot of the brink of the falls from a ways upstream
Shot of the brink of the falls from a ways upstream
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Shot from a little further upstream
Shot from a little further upstream
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At the end of the south rim drive, you can see up the canyon all the way to the lower falls.
At the end of the south rim drive, you can see up the canyon all the way to the lower falls.
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A shot into the canyon with pinnacles in the forground, and more of the iconic yellow stone.
A shot into the canyon with pinnacles in the forground, and more of the iconic yellow stone.
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Another canyon shot with the north rim visible.
Another canyon shot with the north rim visible.
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Long shot of the lower falls up the canyon
Long shot of the lower falls up the canyon
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Wider shot from the same place
Wider shot from the same place
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An even wider shot showing the ruggedness of the canyon
An even wider shot showing the ruggedness of the canyon
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An osprey nest on the north wall of the canyon. The scale of this is apparent when you notice the tree in the foreground.
An osprey nest on the north wall of the canyon. The scale of this is apparent when you notice the tree in the foreground.
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on the way back along the south rim drive, we stopped at Uncle Tom's Point for more pictures of the upper falls.
on the way back along the south rim drive, we stopped at Uncle Tom's Point for more pictures of the upper falls.
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Upper falls.
Upper falls.
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Longer shot of upper falls. The platform to the right above the falls is where the previous brink pictures were shot.
Longer shot of upper falls. The platform to the right above the falls is where the previous brink pictures were shot.
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More bison traffic on the way south toward the Grand Tetons
More bison traffic on the way south toward the Grand Tetons
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We stopped here at Flagg Ranch Resort for lunch just as we entered Grand Teton National Park.
We stopped here at Flagg Ranch Resort for lunch just as we entered Grand Teton National Park.
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Irresitable shot of the Grand Tetons reflected in Jackson Lake.
Irresitable shot of the Grand Tetons reflected in Jackson Lake.
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The Cathedral Group on the left
The Cathedral Group on the left
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Closer shot of the Cathedral Group. Grand Teton itself is the tallest peak in this shot, at 13,770 feet.
Closer shot of the Cathedral Group. Grand Teton itself is the tallest peak in this shot, at 13,770 feet.
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Shot of the Cathedral group from Colter Bay
Shot of the Cathedral group from Colter Bay
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Mount Moran, 12,605 feet
Mount Moran, 12,605 feet
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Off on a side road, we had great views of the mountains. The group of people are looking at wildflowers.
Off on a side road, we had great views of the mountains. The group of people are looking at wildflowers.
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Photoshop stitched panorama that includes the previous shots and others.
Photoshop stitched panorama that includes the previous shots and others.
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The side road took us to Jenny Lake, where it was possible to get spectacular pictures across the water.
The side road took us to Jenny Lake, where it was possible to get spectacular pictures across the water.
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Cascade Canyon. The glacier that carved this canyon also carved Jenny lake.
Cascade Canyon. The glacier that carved this canyon also carved Jenny lake.
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Close shot of Cascade Canyon
Close shot of Cascade Canyon
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Arriving at the city of Jackson, where we spent the night
Arriving at the city of Jackson, where we spent the night
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We stopped briefly at the National Museum of Wildlife Art just outside of Jackson.
We stopped briefly at the National Museum of Wildlife Art just outside of Jackson.
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