South Teton

Elevation (feet): 12,514
Elevation (meters): 3,814
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Teton Range - Yellowstone Area
State: Wyoming
Latitude: 43.7186
Longitude: -110.818
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Year first climbed: 1923
First successful climber(s): A. Ellingwood, E. Davis
Nearest major airport: Jackson, Wyoming
Convenient Center: Jackson, Wyoming

South Teton is the smallest of the three main Teton peaks, and the easiest to climb. As its name implies, it is the most southerly of the three, its two northern neighbors being Middle Teton and Grand Teton.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 5 trip reports for South Teton.

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  • Log #7191 - by Jamie Hanson on Sep 24, 2004
    Lots of snow above 10,000ft (1-3 feet) Boulder fields tricky with snow. Awesome views and nobody else!
  • Log #7192 - by Brian Courtney on May 29, 2004
    Approach was made from the Middle-South saddle. Late season conditions allowed dry surface scramble towards a fin extending NW from the summit. Hard and steep snow conditions combined with lack of...
  • Log #7193 - by Lee Welton on Dec 17, 2003
    Climbing this mountian was not very difficult. The worst part was the seemingly unstable boulder field. Every step I took seemed to move any rocks around me. I was affraid of causing a a rock slide...
  • Log #7194 - by Justin Strasburg on Aug 31, 2001
    I can from Alaska basin the day before and came over Hurricane Pass. We could not get a backcountry permit for the camping site we wanted so we had to go 2+ miles futher on down the trail. We left...
  • Log #7195 - by Bill Josey on Feb 14, 1999
    Camped on the big ledge above the Meadows. Unusually warm. Full moon lit up the canyon like a giant streetlight. I had every intention of climbing the Middle Teton via the S.