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Surprise & Amphitheater Lake fm LupineTH, WY

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Difficulty 5 of 5
Distance Round Trip 9.8 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,738 feet
Elevation Gain 2,993 feet
Accumulated Gain 3,100 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 25.3
Interest Seasonal Waterfall & Seasonal Creek
Dogs not allowed
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27  2009-08-01 Grasshopper
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Preferred   Aug, Jul, Jun, Sep
Sun  7:18am - 4:57pm
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Amphitheater Lake
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2,986 ft
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Cascade Canyon to Lake Solitude
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Cascade Canyon to the Canyon Fork
1.4 mi away
9.2 mi
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Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point
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Jenny Lake
1.5 mi away
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Bradley Lake
1.5 mi away
5.3 mi
Lake Solitude
Lake Solitude
1.6 mi away
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2,100 ft
Garnet Canyon
2.0 mi away
8.2 mi
Cascade Canyon
2.1 mi away
9.8 mi
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Syllabus
Surprise & Amphitheater Lake fm LupineTH is a 9.8 mile round trip hike with 3,100 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 100 miles southwest of Cody Wyoming. The trailhead is car accessible. August and July are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Overview: A very scenic, and strenuous hike to two(2) high-country, glacial lakes (Surprise @ 9520' / Amphitheater @ 9760') surrounded by meadows and grand high-country mountain views under the towering shadows of Grand Teton Peak at 13770', Mt. Owen at 13400', Disappointment Peak @ 11618', and snow-white Teton Glacier.

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Note
This is a difficult hike. Arrive fit and prepared or this could get ugly.


    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Grand Teton National Park
    $25 for 7 Days, $5 in off season Mid-Dec through April. View Details


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    Paved - Car Okay

    To hike
    From Jackson,WY: Drive north on Hwy 26/89 to the Moose Junction entrance station for Grand Teton NP, pay your entrance fee then continue north on Teton Park Road to the signed Lupine Meadow turn-off; Turn left here and continue for 1.4mls on this well maintained gravel road to its end at the Lupine Meadow Parking/TH Start for this hike;
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