ElevationAscent: 1,155' 352 m
Descent: -16' -5 m
High: 7,661' 2,335 m
Low: 6,505' 1,983 m
GradeAvg Slope: 13% (7°)
Max Slope: 30% (16°)
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“An easy to access, mellow skin up Blacktail Butte with awesome views of the Tetons on the descent.”— Lauren Dangles
Blacktail Butte is within Grand Teton National Park Boundaries. Please respect all signage, closures, and regulations posted.
Switchback your way up the small face until you gain the ridge where you'll follow it all the way to the summit. You'll have vast views of the valley, Gros Ventre to the east and southeast, and Teton ranges to the west from the summit.
Choose to ski just skier's left of the skin track for the most direct and unobstructed route back to the car. All options for the descent are mellow. Look out for wolf or mountain lion tracks as they have been seen on Blacktail!
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Land Manager: National Park Service - Grand Teton National Park