The breathtaking road to Teton Peak in WY
Teton Peak is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.643m (8,671ft) above the sea level, located in Teton County, in Wyoming, near the border with Idaho, in USA.
Set high at the southern end of the Teton Range, in western Wyoming, the road to the summit is totally unpaved. A 4x4 vehicle is required. The summit hosts many communication towers.
Tucked away in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, the road to the summit is very steep, hitting a 14% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps. Starting at Teton Pass, the ascent is 0.96km (0.6 miles) long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 68 meters. The average gradient is 7.08%.