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    ibisbiking
    44 Posts

    I am heading to Driggs, ID this Friday for some days of riding. I have been looking for a guide book though haven’t had any luck.

    Just looking to see if there is any good guide books for the Jackson Hole/Driggs area.

    I did a trip to Driggs last year in Feb. and we mainly rode up on the pass, Glory and Olivers. I was hoping to find a book to get some beta on some higher peaks since we’ll be there in the spring.

    Thanks

    Jason

    #653909
    D-GREEN
    336 Posts

    Jackson Hole Ski Atlas A Photographic Collection.

    #653910
    lewmt
    570 Posts

    Select Peaks of the Greater Yellowstone by Thomas Turiano. Best book you could ever get for that area. Not only beta but all kinds of interesting history & geology of the peaks discussed. This book has a permanent place on my main throne & gets read & re-read constantly for the last 5 years. TT self published this book so you may have to get it through his web site if you want it prior to arrival. http://www.indomitusbooks.com. You may find one used on Amazon or something or you can probably get it in J-Hole at typical outdoor gear places.

    #653911
    the.big.van
    15 Posts

    Look for, Teton Skiing A History and guide, again by Turiano. Teton specific guide and History. Skinny Skis or Teton Mountaineering in Jackson, also look at Yostmark in Driggs.

    #653913
    nickstayner
    700 Posts

    You’re in luck! The book that the.big.van references, Turiano’s Teton Skiing, is one of the sweetest guidebooks I’ve seen. You can pick it up at a number of shops locally (know for a fact that Wilson Backcountry Sports at the base of the Pass had it last week). Excellent reference for the entire range.
    Be careful though- I was down there last week and wouldn’t call what I saw a springlike snowpack. Still some nasty layers that will be heard from again once things warm up. Doing better than most places around here though.

    #653912
    ibisbiking
    44 Posts

    AWESOME…thanks for all the beta! Really appreciate it. Sweet blog nickstayner, it was cool looking through your posts.

    #653914
    nickstayner
    700 Posts

    Thanks dude! I appreciate it. Have fun and post up some photos when yer done!

    #653915
    dln
    146 Posts

    Targhee Backcountry Ski Atlas by Brady Johnston is a pretty good resource for the west side of the Tetons. A little short on descriptions but it has a ton of great aerial photos. A good supplement to Turiano’s “bible”. Between Yostmark, Peaked Sports, and Habitat I’m sure you can track down a copy in Driggs.

    Temps at 10,000ft are forecasted to be in the high 30’s this weekend.

    Enjoy your trip and be safe !!

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