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South Fork Cascade Canyon

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.8 (6)

A lesser-used trail with backcountry feel, camping, and great views.


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Map Key

3.8

Miles

6.2

KM

Point to Point

9,615' 2,931 m

High

7,858' 2,395 m

Low

1,757' 535 m

Up

0' 0 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

Dogs No Dogs

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Description

The trail begins at the Forks of Cascade Canyon and terminates at Hurricane Pass as it leads to Schoolroom Glacier. Most of this trail allows backcountry camping with a permit. The South Fork Cascade Canyon Trail is part of the Teton Crest Trail. Enjoy the stunning views of Teton Ridge and Table mountain as you hike.

The grade of South Fork becomes slightly more precipitous as it heads towards Hurricane Pass.

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Shared By:

Tom Robson

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  4.8 from 6 votes

#12

in West

#821

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#12

in West

#28

in Wyoming

#821

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Cathedral Group (Grand Teton, Mt. Owen and Teewinot) from Cascade Canyon Turnout.
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Image by the National Park Service (NPS).
Dec 23, 2014 near Moose W…, WY

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Jul 18, 2018
Jim James
At waterfall 0.1mi
Oct 9, 2017
Josiah Peck
Jenny Lake Loop to Cascade Canyon, up the South Fork to Schoolroom Glacier. Knee-deep snow starting at just after the fork. Thigh/waist deep snow t... 21mi
Jul 24, 2017
Brittany Buckner