Teton Range

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Teton Range,

part of the Rocky Mts., NW Wyo. and SE Idaho, just S of Yellowstone National Park. The highest peaks are within Grand Teton National Park, with Grand Teton (13,747 ft/4,190 m) the highest peak in the range. Teton Pass (8,431 ft/2,570 m) and Phillips Pass (10,700 ft/3,261 m) are just south of the park. The Teton Range includes part of Targhee National Forest, and it is also a source for the Teton River. The first recorded person to see (c.1807) the range is American fur trapper John Colter, a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Fur trappers, traders, and mountain menmountain men,
fur trappers and traders in the Rocky Mts. during the 1820s and 30s. Their activities opened that region of the United States to general knowledge. Since the days of French domination there had been expeditions to the upper Missouri River, and in the early 19th
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 followed suit to frequent the range in the first half of the 19th cent.

Teton Range

a mountain range in the N central US, mainly in NW Wyoming. Highest peak: Grand Teton, 4196 m (13 766 ft.)
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Against the majestic backdrop of the Teton mountain range in Wyoming, officials with the National Park Service (NPS) recently discussed a comprehensive strategy to put natural resource protection at the forefront of systemwide park management.
The array of year-round activities include horseback riding trips in the Teton Mountain Range, fishing trips to surrounding rivers and lakes, whitewater rafting trips, scenic float raft trips inside Grand Teton National Park, mountain biking, and hot air balloon rides in the summer.
Approximately 700 acres of the property will be divided into 35- to 50-acre homesites with vistas that include open pastures, the Snake and Gros Ventre rivers and the Teton Mountain Range.
today announced it has been selected by Teton Telecom of Driggs, Idaho, to deliver fiber-fed voice, data and digital IPTV services to several new subdivisions on the western base of the Teton mountain range.