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Bradford Rogers
(Mocs123) - MLife

Locale: Southeast Tennessee
Teton Crest Trail Early September Weather on 06/15/2013 09:37:31 MDT Print View

I am going to be doing the Teton Crest Trail the first Week of September this year and am curious as to what weather to plan for? I will be camping between 9,000 and 9,500ft. Should I expect temps around freezing at night and 70* in the daytime? I am trying to figure out what to bring for my sleeping system.

I spent a week in the Winds last year about that time camping about 10,000ft but it was unseasonably warm and only got below freezing one day.

Joseph K
(jkifer)
Re: Teton Crest Trail Early September Weather on 06/17/2013 09:52:20 MDT Print View

I hiked the teton crest around Sept 20 last year. First day was pretty cool, low 50s and very windy when we got off the tram. Rained a little bit, but warmed up as the day went on, probably 60s in the sun.

Night time temps were high-20s/low-30s. I brought an older sierra designs down bag and was generally OK.

We got rained/hailed on pretty hard the second day, but made for some awesome scenery with the fog that collected afterwards.

Third day was sunny and high 60s. Very comfortable.

The scenery was amazing. Ran into a bear along the trail and a moose at the end as we were coming out to the parking lot.

I'd say a 20 degree bag would be perfect. Bring hat+gloves, rain gear, puffy, and long underwear and you'll be fine.

Enjoy!

Bradford Rogers
(Mocs123) - MLife

Locale: Southeast Tennessee
Re: Teton Crest Trail Early September Weather on 06/17/2013 19:56:53 MDT Print View

Thanks, that was exactly what I was looking for.